When Is the Best Time to Schedule Drain Cleaning?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Drain cleaning offers a multitude of advantages for homeowners who schedule it on a regular basis. It helps get rid of clogs, and keeps everything running smoothly for as long as possible. You need to make sure that your drains are cleaned on a consistent basis, if you want to get any benefit from the process. If you don’t know when to schedule drain cleaning services, however, don’t worry. Read on to find out when the best time would be.

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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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Different Methods Used in Drain Cleaning

Monday, 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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Which Water Heater Type Would Work Best for Me?

Monday, 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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The Dip Tube, And How It Affects Water Temperature

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Have you ever turned on a hot water tap and had spurts of cold water interspersed with it? Do you have a tank water heater? If so, you may have a problem with your dip tube. The dip tube is a simple part of your water heater, but one that it cannot properly operate without. Let’s take a look at what the dip tube is, and how problems with it can affect your water heater.

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Avoid Putting This Down Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Garbage disposals are pretty solid systems, and they can cope with a lot. That doesn’t mean that they’re invincible, though. There are plenty of things that can cause problems for garbage disposals, from broken impellers to full-on motor breakdowns. If you want to get the most out of your garbage disposal, you should know what can go into it and what should be thrown away. Let’s take a look at one of the most dangerous materials for your garbage disposal: F.O.G.

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Watch for These Signs That You Have a Lime Scale Problem

Monday, February 15th, 2016

One of the most irritating things about plumbing problems is how difficult they are to detect. Oftentimes, homeowners won’t notice a problem until significant damage has already been done. The same is true for lime scale. For people who don’t know what to look for, lime scale can seem to appear suddenly and cause all sorts of problems. If you know what the signs are, though, you can identify a lime scale problem and have it treated before it becomes too serious. Let’s take a look at two of the major warning signs that you have a lime scale problem.

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What to Do During a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, January 11th, 2016

You should always call a plumber and schedule an appointment whenever you detect a problem with your plumbing. However, some plumbing problems just can’t wait for a convenient time to be addressed. If you have a plumbing problem that needs to be addressed right away, take the following steps to mitigate the damage as much as possible.

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What Happens if You Don’t Have Your Sewer Line Cleaned Often Enough

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Most homeowners never think about their sewer line, unless there’s a problem with it. It’s not a good idea to leave your sewer line alone until it develops issues, however. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, after all. The reason that most homeowners don’t maintain their sewer lines is that they aren’t aware of the kinds of issues that can crop up. Let’s take a look at what can happen to your sewer line if you don’t have it cleaned.

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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Your water heater is one of the hardest working appliances that you own. Don’t believe us? Think about how many times a day you use hot water. If you’re anything like the rest of the country, you probably use hot water at least 3–5 times a day. Every time you do, you’re relying on your water heater to provide you with the hot water you need. That makes choosing the right water heater for you a pretty important decision. Let’s take a look at your options for water heaters, and the pros and cons of each.

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