Minimizing the Need for Plumbing Repairs

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Minimizing the Need for Plumbing Repairs

Hiring a plumber to make repairs tends to be a common occurrence for most homeowners as the years pass. While it’s virtually impossible to completely avoid the need for a professional plumber’s services, there are some things you can do to minimize wear and tear on your plumbing system so it doesn’t succumb to the need for repairs often. Using low-flow aerators on your sink faucets and shower heads as well as insulating your exposed pipes before winter can make a big difference in your plumbing’s performance. On this website you’ll find many tips and tricks that can be used to keep your plumbing in good shape, and even to save yourself some money on water costs throughout the year.

Tips For Child-Proofing Your Toilet

7 April 2017
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When you talk about child-proofing your toilet, people might be thinking about locking the toilet seat lid so that a child cannot get into the bathroom, open the toilet seat, and then fall in and hurt themselves. However, what you really might be talking about is your need to make sure that you child-proof the toilet plumbing itself. It's very common for parents to have to deal with kids flushing toys down the toilet or using too much toilet paper and creating clogs. Read More …

3 Home Heating Tips To Save Energy

3 April 2017
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Your furnace will have a larger effect on your monthly heating bill than any other factor. Fortunately, there are a few simple ways that you can reduce your heating bill without the expense of upgrading to an energy-efficient furnace. Here are three home heating habits that can reduce your energy bill. Set the Thermostat to Target Temperature Your thermostat is designed to operate your furnace in such a way as to keep your home as close as possible to the temperature that the thermostat is set on. Read More …

Leaking Water Heater 101

20 March 2017
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If you see that your water heater is leaking from the bottom, you may think it is just "sweating" and condensation and ignore it, but that's not a wise thing to do. Even a small leak is an indication there is a problem somewhere, and a small leak could quickly turn into a huge and expensive problem if it starts ruining your subflooring. You may even find yourself with a flood on your hands, which would be expensive and ruin your personal property as well as your home. Read More …

How To Keep From Getting Clogged Drains In Your Home

13 March 2017
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If you've ever had the unfortunate experience of dealing with a clogged drain in your home, you know how difficult it can be.  It's hard to keep up with your daily schedule when a toilet won't flush, the sink has standing water, or there's a pool of liquid in your shower that refuses to go down the drain.  While it often seems that these kinds of mishaps seem to come up out of nowhere, there may be things that you've been doing along the way that caused the blockage. Read More …

When It Is Time To Replace Your Pipes

9 March 2017
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Your commercial pipe system is something that you should not wait until the last minute to replace. Otherwise, the cost of replacing your pipes will be significant. The great news is that there are several ways that you can know whether it is time to replace them. Low Pressure If you have very low or unbalanced water pressure, this is an indication that the metal pipes have corroded. This can prevent you from having enough water delivered to meet your business applications. Read More …