How Often Do I Need to Repipe My Home?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The pipes in a plumbing system tend to be sturdy, and can last all the way up to a century under ideal circumstances. For most people, though, that’s a little over-optimistic. As resilient as they are, sooner or later all plumbing pipes need to be replaced. Read on for more info on when to repipe your home.

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Why Your Water Heater Output Is Low

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

A water heater is only as good as the amount of hot water it can supply on demand. If the system can’t supply hot water, there really isn’t a point to it, is there? So when your water heater’s output is dropping it’s a pretty big issue. There are a number of different reasons why this might be happening. Let’s take a look at some of those reasons below.

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Signs Your Water Line Is in Trouble

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Your water line is the pipe that runs from the city water main to your home’s plumbing system. All the water that you use every day, all year-round, is transported through the water line. So keeping your water line in good shape is kind of a big deal, if you want the rest of your plumbing system to continue working properly. There are a few signs that your water line might be in trouble. Let’s take a look at those signs now, so that you know when to call for repairs.

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The Problem with Store Bought Drain Cleaners

Monday, August 8th, 2016

No professional plumber worth his salt would ever pour a store bought drain cleaner down a clogged drain. Plenty of homeowners are content to do it, though. So, why would a professional avoid doing what has become so common across the country? Simple: it’s a bad way to clean out your drains. Read on to find out why professional drain cleaning is much better for your home in the long run than using a store bought cleaner on your drains.

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What You Need to Know about Pipe Corrosion

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Most of the pipes in modern homes are comprised of the metal copper. This material is popular for plumbing pipes because of its resistance to rust, as well as its light weight and general longevity. However, it is not invincible. There are a number of problems that can afflict your copper pipes, one of which is corrosion. Let’s take a look at some of the different corrosion types that can cause problems for your pipes.

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