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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.

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 …

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 …