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Is Your Drain Cleaning Method Hurting Your Pipes?

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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If your method is using chemical, store-bought drain cleaners, then the answer is, “yes.” But please, allow us to explain…

First off, we get it. One of the most frustrating plumbing problems a homeowner can deal with is a clogged or backed up drain. You might be doing something as simple as brushing your teeth and all of the sudden have an overflowing sink. Naturally, you want a quick and easy fix. Nothings is quicker and easier than that bottle of liquid drain cleaner, right?

Unfortunately, quick, or even affordable, doesn’t always mean effective.

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How Are You Treating Your Water?

Monday, April 1st, 2019

hand-turning-faucet-on-sinkNo, we don’t mean to ask if you’re abusing your water—we’re asking how your treating it literally. Are there contaminants that you’re taking care of? How about hard water?

Did you know there are a number of water treatment systems on the market that can help with just about any problem you have? One in particular that’s growing in popularity is the reverse osmosis system. Reverse osmosis (RO) is a water purification technique that uses a partially permeable membrane to remove ions, molecules, and larger particles from your drinking water. Read on to learn more about these systems.

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No, Your Water Heater Shouldn’t Be Making That Noise

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Shocked and surprised“Knock-Knock-Knock”

No, unfortunately this is not the beginning of a funny joke. It’s an indication of a problem with your water heater, though, if that’s where it’s coming from.

A tank water heater system may occasionally make this noise, and while sometimes it may be the symptom of something fairly benign that just requires a “quick” fix, other times it can be more serious. The fact is though, no sound coming from your water heater or any other home appliance should be ignored. A knocking noise very often indicates a problem that can only grow larger the longer you neglect it.

Keep reading to learn about a possible reason for this sound and what you should do about it.

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What Materials Are Best for Repiping?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

different types of pipesIn our previous post, we talked about signs to look for in your home that you may be in need of whole-house, or at least partial, repiping. We want you to feel comfortable in your decision to invest in a service of such a large caliber, and therefore encourage you to learn more about what goes into repiping, the materials used, and why those particular materials are used. This way, you can feel confident that you are doing the best thing for your home plumbing system. Read on to learn more!

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How to Tell if Your Home Needs Repiping

Monday, November 26th, 2018

bursted copper pipe with water leaking out, 3d illustrationThere are a number of plumbing problems, like leaks or clogs, that all you need to do is give our plumbing pros a call for a quick repair. However, at some point during your homeownership, your plumbing system may age to the point that replacing all or some of your piping may become a necessity. Fortunately, you needn’t look any further than our team for quality whole-home pipe installation services!

Whole-home repiping is one of the safest ways to protect your home—at least form leaks and water damage that can ruin your property and leave you paying to not only fix the plumbing, but repair your home. But how do you know if your household actually needs this service?

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Signs You Need a New Water Heater

Monday, October 29th, 2018

tank-water-heaterNo matter how well you take care of your water heater, sooner or later you’ll need to install a new one. What is important is that you know when your water heater is getting close to the end of its life. The earlier you can tell if your water heater is getting close to the end of its life, the sooner you’ll be able to get it replaced. Otherwise, you run the risk of suddenly finding yourself without hot water at a very inconvenient time. The best way to tell whether or not your water heater is in need of replacement is to call for a professional technician to examine your system. If you’re not sure whether or not to call your technician yet, you should look for the following symptoms.

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Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Good Shape with These Tips!

Monday, October 15th, 2018

plumber-woman-garbage-disposal-repairGarbage disposals are often thought to be among the more sturdy home appliances. And in truth, they typically are. Just because they’re resistant to developing different issues, doesn’t mean they’re completely immune. There are plenty of ways that you can unintentionally damage your garbage disposal, or open it up to developing other issues in the future. If you’re on the lookout for ways that you can keep your garbage disposal in good condition for as long as possible, check out the following tips.

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Keep Your Water Heater in Good Condition With These Tips

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Tankless-Water-HeaterWater heater systems can last a long time, but they’ll last even longer if you take proper care of them. Considering the cost of buying and installing a water heater in your home, you probably want to get as many years as you can out of it. If you’re concerned about getting the most out of your water heater before having to replace it, don’t worry! We’ve outlined some great tips below that should help you prolong the life of your water heater for as long as possible.

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Plumbing Problems That Can Lead to Repiping

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

corroded-pipesPlumbing issues range in severity from “mildly annoying” to “emergency repairs required.” Some may start as one and end up as the other. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the various problems that can lead to repiping, so that you can have them repaired before they have the chance to cause any more damage.

The following are some of the more common plumbing issues that lead to repiping, and the warning signs that you need to look for with them.

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When is it Necessary to Have New Pipelining Done?

Monday, April 16th, 2018

root-pipe-splitPlumbing pipes last quite a long time, depending on what they’re made of. Iron and copper, the two most common plumbing pipe materials, can last for decades under the right circumstances. However, no pipe is going to last forever. At some point, you’re likely going to need to replace some or all of the pipes in your plumbing system. Today we’re going to focus on sewer pipelining, and when it’s necessary.

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