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2015

3 Problematic Plumbing Sounds To Listen For

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When your home’s plumbing talks, you should listen to what it has to say. Noisy plumbing signals the beginning of serious issues that not only impact how reliability it functions, but it also proves expensive to fix if ignored for too long. If your pipes are starting to make a racket, you can use the following list to narrow down the potential culprits and hopefully restore peace and quiet to your pipes, faucets, and drains. Read More»

Plumbing Problems Weighing You Down? Why You Should Call A Professional Plumber

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It’s one thing to deal with the occasional clogged toilet or have one of your sinks randomly act up on any given day. These are quite common scenarios that are relatively easy to handle at home. However, what happens when these occurrences start to happen on a more frequent basis? It can be very frustrating to continuously try to tackle these problems when they don’t seem to be going away. You might hesitate to contact a plumber because you’re trying to avoid the fee. Read More»

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»