Why You Need to Have Your Backflow Prevention Device Checked

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Though you may not even be aware that you have it, your home’s backflow prevention device provides a very important level of protection to your home. Backflow occurs when a sudden change in pressure causes waste water to flow backwards up through your plumbing and into your home. Imagine taking a shower and suddenly finding yourself ankle deep in cold, foul-smelling water. No one wants to deal with that.

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Hard Water, and Its Effects on Your Plumbing

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Though you may not realize it, the water that comes out of your tap has to go through quite an extensive treatment process before it reaches you. Municipal water supplies are treated to remove any harmful minerals or chemicals before they are piped into your home. Though these processes are extensive, they are not perfect. Many houses are affected by water with a very high mineral content, also known as “hard water.” Read on to find out why hard water is such a problem for your plumbing system, and what you can do about it.

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How to Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Tomorrow is Earth Day, the day when we remind ourselves that our environment needs our help in order to thrive. People often think that efforts to improve the environment have to be large, grand gestures like planting trees or restricting industrial pollution. Those are certainly good things, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make your own home more environmentally friendly. Let’s have a look that the things you can do to make your home more “green” in honor of Earth Day.

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Why You Need to Have Your Plumbing Inspected Once a Year

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Your plumbing system is one of the most unobtrusive of your home utilities. It is largely hidden from view, with the pipes installed in the walls and floors. Though you interact with it every time you use a sink or a shower, it remains largely out of sight. This a good thing in many ways. After all, you probably don’t want plumbing pipes snaking throughout your house where you might trip over them. However, this also makes several plumbing problems much harder to identify and deal with.

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Check Out Our Blog for the Latest in Plumbing Technology

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

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