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.

3 Things That Could Be Causing Your Garbage Disposal to Leak

3 March 2017
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Have you noticed water dripping down under your sink whenever you use your garbage disposal? While catching these drops in a bucket is a good short-term solution, matters are only going to get worse if you don't figure out what's causing the leak. Here's a look at three common reasons why garbage disposals start leaking—and what you can do about them. The Sink Flange Is Loose Your garbage disposal sits in the flared opening at the bottom of the sink, which is known as the flange. Read More …

Every Commercial Property Owner Needs To Know These Signs That Drain Cleaning Is Needed

2 March 2017
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Do you own or operate a commercial property? If so, you may be very busy dealing with the day-to-day operations of the business, which means that you may forget to schedule important appointments, such as plumbing maintenance. Drain cleaning is one plumbing maintenance service that can wreak havoc on businesses if they do not address the issue. The following are a few signals your plumbing system may give if it needs drain cleaning. Read More …

Three Plumbing Tips For Long Term Care

21 February 2017
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To make sure that you are keeping your home comfortable, viable and in great condition, taking care of your plumbing is key. By maintaining and repairing your home plumbing, you will have the greatest chance of keeping your property up to par. There are a few tips to follow in this regard, so if you're looking to do what's best for your plumbing, read on.  Plumbing Tip #1: Take Care Of Your Pipes Read More …

No Water? Don’t Blame Your Well Pump Yet: Tips For Troubleshooting Water Problems

10 January 2017
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If you live in the country, you probably get your water from a nearby well. That means fresh water is pumped from below ground up to your home and into a pressure or holding tank. Under normal circumstances, the well pump functions for years, providing you with an abundance of water. But sometimes things go awry and you may find yourself without water. When this happens, it is important to determine the cause before you jump to the conclusion that your well pump has failed. Read More …

Understanding Why Water-Line Replacement May Be Expensive

15 December 2016
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If you have a leak in one of your main water pipes, then you may be surprised to find out that it can cost as much as $1,500 to replace a water service line. This cost may seem high, but it is necessary to make sure the installation is correct and the pipe is able to remain strong against leaks for many years. If you want to know about some of the installation considerations that need to take place, then keep reading. Read More …