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4 Simple Ways To Keep Your Drains Clean

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Clogged drains can be frustrating, even when it is only a partial clog that allows the water to go down the drain but at a snail’s pace. Food, hair and other gunk commonly end up in the drain, gradually building up and slowing down the flow of water.  Knowing how drains get clogged in the first place and taking the necessary steps to keep them clean can save you from the headache of dealing with a clogged drain. Read More»

Top Plumbing Tips To Remember This Fall

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With the arrival of Fall, you likely have visions of multi-colored leaves and festive holidays dancing in your head. But if you are a homeowner, some other things that should be on your mind are the tasks you’ll have to complete to prepare your plumbing system for the colder weather ahead. Here are three tips to keep in mind to help ensure your plumbing makes it through to the following spring. Read More»

What Makes A Water Heater Turn Off Frequently?

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Does your water heater shut off regularly, requiring you to reset it? If so, it is likely due to the feature that is referred to as emergency cut off (ECO). This feature is designed to turn water heaters off if the temperature gets to a point of dangerous overheating. It can actually aid in preventing water heater damage. However, frequent shutoffs could be a sign that there is something else wrong with your water heater, and it may even be a sign that you will need to replace your water heater in the near future. Read More»

Expelling Sediment From The Bottom Of Your Water Heater

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Sediment made of mineral deposits can build up in your water heater over time. If you have hard water, these sediments accumulate even faster. If you do not request certain water heater services, those sediments can destroy your water heater. So, how does a plumber expel sediment from inside the water heater? It is a tricky process, and it goes something like this. Draining the Water Heater This service is actually completed once a year, or should be. Read More»

Upgrade Your Bathroom by Adding a Relaxing Rain Shower Head

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If you’re planning to upgrade your bathroom and shower, one thing you might want to consider is installing a rain shower, which is a head that mounts on the ceiling instead of the wall. This can be done whether you’re removing the old shower head and tiles or not. Here’s a look at why you may want this shower upgrade and how it is installed. The Benefits of a Rain Shower Read More»