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.

The Pros and Cons of Getting a Binding Quote for Air Conditioning Repair Services

19 April 2016
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If your air conditioner is not cooling your home efficiently or is not kicking on, you may be calling an air conditioning repair service to assist you. It is recommended that you obtain written quotes from at least a few companies to ensure you don't overpay for the repairs. However, as you get quotes, you will find that some quotes are binding, while others are nonbinding. A binding quote, also referred to as a fixed-price quote, means that you will not pay more for the repair than the price you are quoted. Read More …

How To Remove A Toy Or Foreign Object From Your Toilet

11 April 2016
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If you have a toddler in your home, you already know that watching the toilet work can be fascinating for little ones. So fascinating, in fact, that many youngsters will resort to flushing toys and other items down the toilet just to watch them disappear. For your little one this may be a demonstration of pure magic, but for you it can be the beginning of a plumbing nightmare. Here's what you need to do if your toddler flushes toys or other items down the toilet. Read More …

Common Restaurant Plumbing Problems and How to Prevent Them

24 March 2016
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When you think of running your restaurant smoothly, you probably think about training your staff well and making sure your food orders come in on time. However, every restaurant owner is just one plumbing problem away from disaster, so you need to know the common plumbing problems that restaurants face and how to prevent them. This way, you won't have to decline customers on a Friday night because the kitchen has flooded. Read More …

5 Bathroom Features That Will Help Satisfy Your Need To Age In Place

24 March 2016
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As baby boomers begin to age, there has been a shift in the plumbing and construction industries to provide housing upgrades that are stylish but promote safe aging in place. This is commonly referred to as universal design, which is the concept that a space should be safe to use for people of varying ages and abilities. If you are considering a bathroom remodel in the near future, it is important to add stylish safety features that will either allow you to age in your home or make your home more attractive to buyers if you eventually decide to sell your home. Read More …

Fatbergs & Floods: How To Avoid This Plumbing Disaster

22 March 2016
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You've probably been told a million times that you shouldn't flush certain things down the drain or toilets in your home, but unless you've had a clogged pipe or flooded bathroom, you probably didn't pay as much attention to the warning as you should have. You might want to rethink what you put down into your sewer system because the consequences of flushing the wrong things can be a nightmare. You could end up with a fatberg, a plumbing problem that's a lot less funny than its name suggests. Read More …