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.

Guide To Frozen Water Pipes

18 February 2021
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Frozen water pipes in your home can be a major risk in winter. Not only does the damage affect your plumbing, but it can also lead to water damage to the structure of your home. Why Pipes Freeze Only certain pipes in the home, usually water supply lines, are typically prone to freezing. Those most at risk are any that are outside the home. These include outdoor faucets and hose bibs, both those on free-standing posts and those attached to the home or garage. Read More …

3 Signs Your Sewer Drain Field Requires Repairs

21 January 2021
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Drain fields are integral elements of a residential sewer system. This is a subsurface system that filters contaminants from wastewater before reintroducing it to the water table. Drain or leach fields comprise a series of perforated piping laid out over gravel or perforated stone. The failure of this system can shut down sewer operations in your home. Therefore, paying attention to the warning signs can help with swift repairs and save you from dealing with a sewer malfunction. Read More …

Three Signs That Your Foundations Need Repairs

7 December 2020
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Foundations are the most important structural element in your home or building to ensure that it does not fall over in just a few years. The problem is, that many American's do not know how to spot the signs of foundations beginning to erode. If they did, many catastrophic building collapses could be avoided, and homes can be saved from getting condemned. Here are three signs that your foundation is struggling and that you should call for expert foundation repair as soon as you possibly can. Read More …

Do I Need New Pipes In My House?

9 November 2020
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Even at their very best, plumbing repairs of any kind can be a little bit of an inconvenience. But whereas unclogging sewer lines and fixing a backup toilet is one thing, the idea of re-piping your entire house is a massive investment of both your time and your money. Fortunately, copper pipes last anywhere from 50 to 70 years on average, which means unless you have an older house, this should be a decision that you have to make a few times in your life. Read More …

Four Reasons To Get A Sewer Camera Inspection When Purchasing An Older Home

23 October 2020
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If you are thinking about purchasing an older home, or if you have already done so, then it's important to make sure the main sewer line is in good condition. Failure to do so could result in a major sewage backup or a burst sewer line — both expensive problems to fix. The following are the main things your plumber will look for when performing a sewer line camera inspection. Read More …