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.

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 …

How To Adjust A Water Pressure Regulator

9 March 2017
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If your water pressure seems off, the water pressure regulator could need adjusting. The standard water pressure for a residential home is 50-60 PSI(pounds per inch). Water pressure more than 60 PSI can damage appliances and cause leaks. The good news is you should be able to adjust the regulator yourself. Here are tips to adjust a water pressure regulator. Prepare to Work Ask neighbors if they have high or low water pressure. Read More …

How To Prevent Property Damage From A Leaking Water Heater

6 March 2017
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A leaking water heater can cause more than just a minor annoyance; it can also result in major property damage because of the flooding. Luckily, following these tips can help you prevent or reduce the water damage that can go along with water heater flooding. Focus on Maintenance First and foremost, you should know that a well-maintained water heater is going to be a whole lot less likely to break down and cause flooding in your home. Read More …