What You Need to Know about Pipe Corrosion

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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The Benefits of Hydro Jetting

July 25th, 2016

Hydro jetting has risen to become one of the most prominent drain cleaning services in the country, and for good reason. If you want to keep your drains clean and functioning properly, hydro jetting is the way to go. Why is it preferable to older, more traditional methods of drain cleaning, though? Read on to find out more about the benefits of drain cleaning services.

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How Often Should I Schedule Sewer Cleaning?

July 18th, 2016

We’ve written a lot on this blog about the necessity of drain cleaning, but we haven’t covered sewer cleaning nearly as much. Maintaining a healthy sewer line is just as important as maintaining a healthy drain system. Let’s take a look at how often you should schedule sewer cleaning for your home, and when you may want to move the appointment up a bit.

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Different Methods Used in Drain Cleaning

July 11th, 2016

Drain cleaning is best left to the professionals, for a whole bunch of reasons that we’re not going to cover here. However, you should still know a little about the different methods used. Nothing wrong with a bit more information about how to maintain your plumbing system. Let’s take a look at the two most popular drain cleaning methods in use today.

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How Hard Water Affects Your Water Heater

July 5th, 2016

You’ll often hear hard water discussed with regard to your plumbing pipes, but that’s not the only area it can affect. Hard water is also a major threat to your water heater if it goes untreated for long enough. It can make your system less efficient and provoke more repair needs, which is why you should take steps to treat it before it gets that far. Let’s take a look at how hard water can hinder your water heater’s operation.

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3 Reasons to Get Rid of That Old Water Heater

June 27th, 2016

Hot water is one of the essentials of modern life. Without it, you take away hot showers, automatic dish washing, and clothes washing. Your entire hot water supply relies upon a single piece of equipment in the home, and because of this, you’ll want to keep your water heater in great working condition.

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How to Spot a Slab Leak in Your Home

June 20th, 2016

There are a lot of ways in which something may go wrong with your plumbing system. The most important thing to remember is that prompt plumbing repair services are always in your best interest. That is why you really should learn to spot the signs that your plumbing system is in trouble. Among the most serious of issues that homeowners may face with their plumbing systems is the development of a slab leak. Read on to learn a bit about why slab leaks are so problematic, as well as some tips for ways in which to recognize the signs that you are dealing with a slab leak in your home.

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Which Water Heater Type Would Work Best for Me?

June 13th, 2016

A couple of decades ago, there was really only one option when it came to installing a new water heater. Tank water heaters are by far the oldest water heater type on the market, and remain the most popular despite the arrival of new water heater types. However, that doesn’t make them the best option for everybody. If you’re looking for a new water heater, you should take a look at all of the options on the market. Let’s look at the pros and cons of tank vs. tankless water heaters.

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Issues That Lead to Pipe Replacement

June 6th, 2016

Plumbing pipes are designed to last for decades, and for the most part they do. However, there are a number of problems that can cut the lifespan of a pipe short. If you want to get the maximum return on investment for your plumbing pipes, it’s a good idea to be aware of the kinds of issues that lead to early pipe replacement. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the more common causes of pipe damage.

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Why Professional Drain Cleaning Is Necessary

May 30th, 2016

You’ve probably seen the commercials about store-bought drain cleaners. You may have even used one or two of them. They do work, at least well enough to get rid of the typical clog. So, why then is professional drain cleaning necessary at all? There are actually a wide range of benefits to using professional drain cleaning services. Read on to find out why professional drain cleaning is necessary.

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