The Advantages of Installing a Reverse Osmosis System

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Your city puts your water supply through an exhaustive treatment process before it gets piped into your home. Despite that, though, there is no guarantee that your tap water will be totally clean and purified when it gets to you. There will always be some small amount of harmful minerals or other contaminants that make it into the drinking water. That’s why you should take steps to protect your home with a water treatment system. Let’s take a look at one of those water treatment systems, reverse osmosis, and how it can help you.

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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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The Benefits of Hydro Jetting

Monday, 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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Calcium Deposits, nd What They Indicate

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Have you ever noticed a white, chalky substance building up around your faucets or your bathtub? If so, you may have a problem. Those are called calcium deposits, and they’re a bigger issue than simply being unsightly. Calcium deposits indicate that you have hard water in your home, which will need to be dealt with as quickly as possible. Let’s take a look at where calcium deposits come from, and what they mean.

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

Monday, April 18th, 2016

The sewer line is the pipe that extends from your home to either your septic tank or the city sewer main. All waste that passes through your home’s plumbing system will have to move through the sewer line on the way out of your home. It is a pretty important pipe, and it’s a good idea for you to make sure that it’s kept in good condition. One of the best ways to do that is to make sure that you schedule sewer line cleaning at least once every couple of years. If you don’t, you could be setting yourself up for all kinds of problems down the line. Let’s take a look at what can happen if you don’t have your sewer lines cleaned out enough.

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How to Detect Plumbing Leaks in Your Home

Monday, February 29th, 2016

One of the biggest issues related to your home’s plumbing system is leaks. Leaks can vary pretty widely in terms of severity, from small pinhole leaks to enormous ruptures. Regardless of the size, though, they still present a threat to your system. Detecting a leak in your plumbing system before it can cause a lot of damage is pretty difficult. If you know what to look for, however, you can catch plumbing leaks fairly early. Let’s take a look at some of the ways that you can discover plumbing leaks before they become larger problems.

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Why You Should Have Your Water Heater Anode Rod Checked Annually

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Have you ever wondered why your water heater doesn’t rust out and rupture within a couple of years of installation? With the amount of water that the system is exposed to on a daily basis, it would make sense for it to have huge problems with rust throughout its lifespan. Yet, most water heaters don’t actually have much of a problem with rust as long as they’re treated properly. This is primarily because of a part called the “anode rod.” Read on to learn more about the anode rod, and why you should have yours checked at least once a year.

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Do I Need a Water Softener in My Home?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Water softeners are a vital part of keeping your plumbing system from the effects of hard water. Since not all homes are exposed to hard water, however, water softeners are not necessary for everyone. So, how can you tell whether or not you need a water softener in your home? Well, there are a few different symptoms you can watch for that indicate a need for water softening. Let’s take a look at some of those symptoms now.

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Common Water Heater Issues You Should Know About

Monday, October 12th, 2015

As we’ve already discussed on this blog, water heaters are designed to be very sturdy systems. They are subjected to a pretty incredible amount of stress over years of normal use, and they are designed to handle that. However, that does not mean that they are perfect systems. Problems can still crop up from time to time, and it’s important that you know the signs that your water heater is experiencing one of these problems. Read on for some of the more common problems, and their symptoms.

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Signs That You Need a Water Treatment System

Monday, September 14th, 2015

One of the biggest problems with keeping plumbing systems in good shape is that they are largely hidden from view. This makes detecting problems quite difficult, unless they have already progressed far enough to cause damage to the home. One of the biggest problems that can afflict your plumbing system is hard water. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you have hard water in your home, and that you need a water treatment system to fix it.

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