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2015

Plumbing 101: Replacing A Bathtub Spout

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Because bathtub spouts rarely require maintenance or replacement, many people find themselves at a loss when something does go wrong. The good news is that a faulty bathtub spout generally doesn’t require you to hire a professional plumber–that is, so long as you’re armed with the right information. If you’ve got a bathtub spout that needs to be replaced, read on. This article will present an overview of the entire process. Read More»

2 Reasons You Should Invest In Professional Drain Cleaning

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Most people have been there. You are trying to wash the dishes or brush your teeth, when suddenly you realize that the sink is filling up with dirty water instead of draining away. After checking the drain for obstructions, you realize that the problem lies deeper inside the pipe. Although you might be tempted to try to clear the clog on your own, here are two reasons you should invest in professional drain cleaning: Read More»

How To Check And Replace A Gas Control Valve On A Furnace

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The summer is a good time to inspect your gas furnace and get it ready for the coming fall and winter.  You should turn on the furnace and make sure it runs well. If the furnace doesn’t produce heat, you need to start checking the parts in the furnace to make sure they are functioning properly. One part you should check is the gas control valve. If the valve is faulty, gas won’t be able to pass through the external gas line to the burner in the furnace. Read More»