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2020

Should You Buy A Pedestal Sump Pump?

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If you’re planning on installing a sump pump in your basement, then you’ve got a big decision to make: submersible or pedestal? These two different designs come with their own sets of pros and cons, but the decision often comes down to your specific circumstances. Choosing the right pump for your basement is a matter of understanding what will work best for your basement. If you aren’t familiar with the differences, then don’t worry! Read More»

Is Your Plumbing Ready For A Party?

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Having a party in your home or business requires a lot of prep work. You need to decorate, organize, and gather supplies, like food, drinks, and even flatware. But if that’s all you’re taking into consideration when you’re preparing for a party, you could be in for an unwanted surprise. One of the things that party preppers often don’t think about until it’s too late is the condition of their venue’s plumbing. Read More»

Five Tips For Maintaining Your Well Pump

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You depend on your water well to supply drinking water as well as water for all of your household needs, but the well is only as useful as the well pump. There are a few things you can do to help prolong the life of the pump. 1. Schedule Annual Inspections Your well pump will need to be maintained annually. A basic inspection will verify that all the moving parts are in good working order. Read More»

Leaking Kitchen Sink: Can You Find And Fix The Cause Of It?

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If puddles of water form beneath or around your kitchen sink cabinet every time you wash dishes, you could have some type of problem with your plumbing. Sink pipes can leak for a number of reasons, including loose connections and holes. If you don’t find and fix the source behind the leak today, it could be worse for you tomorrow. Do the following things to find and fix the cause of your leaking kitchen sink. Read More»

Standing Water And Your AC: What You Need To Know

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Your home’s air conditioner doubles as a dehumidifier. It pulls excess moisture from the air, which is then routed through the system and out of the condensate drain. When everything is working properly, this excess moisture should drain away outdoors and pose no issues. If you find water indoors, such as damp carpet or wet wallboards near the location of the external unit, then you may have a problem. Standing water around your external AC unit is also a sign of problems. Read More»