Why You Should Have Your Pipes Hydro-Jetted

Monday, July 27th, 2015

As you know, drain pipes are not always pristine. Over time, a buildup of detritus often causes issues like restriction of water flow and blockages. Up until fairly recently, the best way to handle these kinds of issues was with a device called a “drain snake.” Now, however, we have another option. Hydro jetting is one of the most popular methods around for cleaning out your drain pipes. Let’s examine how it works, and why it’s so popular.

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What to Do if You Suspect a Slab Leak

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Plumbing problems are always frustrating, primarily because they are often so difficult to detect. Compounding the difficulty of plumbing issues is the fact that many of them can cause immense damage if allowed to continue for any length of time. Water damage can be wide reaching, especially with something like slab leaks. Let’s take a look at the specific issues associated with slab leaks, and how you can address them.

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Problems that Lead to Pipe Replacement

Monday, July 13th, 2015

In the mid-1960s almost all new plumbing pipes installed were made of copper, rather than the iron common to older homes. The reason for this is that copper is much more resistant to rust and other kinds of corrosion than iron, allowing it to last longer. However, this doesn’t mean copper pipes are invincible. There are still a number of issues that can ruin your pipes and require pipe replacement. Read on to find out more about a few of them.

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How to Improve the Taste of Your Water

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Few things are as disappointing as a cold glass of water that tastes foul. While we may agree that one’s tastes are subjective at best, there are common signs that indicate a need for water treatment. Bad-tasting water often indicates other issues as well, those that could affect your health and well-being, as well as those of your family.

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