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Tips for Keeping Your Bathroom Plumbing in Good Shape

September 10th, 2018

bathroom-interiorNo other room in a house contains as many pipes and plumbing fixtures as the bathroom. This makes sense when you consider that most of the fresh water used in a house goes to the bathroom appliances. The toilets, sinks, bathtubs, showers, hot and cold water lines, and drainpipes in any household bathroom handle an immense amount of work.

We have advice on how to keep your bathroom plumbing in good shape so troubles like clogs and leaks are rare:

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Careful of These Commercial Plumbing Issues

August 27th, 2018

drain-cleaningCommercial plumbing systems are just as prone to developing problems as any other system. They also can amass some pretty hefty repair bills, depending on the issues affecting them. If you want to keep your commercial plumbing system in good condition for as long as possible, we recommend that you schedule preventive maintenance for it at least once a year. Even then, though, you need to keep an eye out between appointments for any signs that the system is in trouble. Read on for some common symptoms that your plumbing system is in need of repairs.

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How do I Keep My Water Line Healthy?

August 13th, 2018

water-lineThe water line is arguably the most important part of your plumbing system. It is through the water line that all water flows before it reaches your plumbing system. If the water line is unhealthy, the rest of the plumbing system likely will be, too. If you want to keep your water line healthy, there are a number of different methods you can use. Read on to find out how to get the most out of your water line in years to come.

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Things Not to Put in Your Garbage Disposal if You Want it to Last

July 30th, 2018

kitchen-sinkGarbage disposals may seem invincible, but they really aren’t. In fact, they’re pretty easy to break if you subject them to the wrong materials. If you want to keep your garbage disposal operating as long as possible, there are a few things that you should make sure you never put into it. Have a look at the following list of things that you should keep out of your garbage disposal if you want to get the most out of it.

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Things Not to Put in Your Garbage Disposal if You Want it to Last

July 16th, 2018

Plumber-SinkGarbage disposals are great inventions. They make cleanup after cooking a lot more convenient, and generally make things easier around the kitchen in a number of ways. They’re not invincible, though, and that’s an important thing to realize for homeowners who often take them for granted.

If you expose your garbage disposal to the wrong materials, you’ll be surprised at how quickly it starts to develop some serious issues. Have a look at the following things that you should never put in your garbage disposal if you want it to last as long as possible.

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How to Protect Yourself from Plumbing Emergencies

July 2nd, 2018

burst-pipePlumbing emergencies are thankfully pretty rare, but they’re not unheard of. Unfortunately, even one plumbing emergency can cause thousands of dollars’-worth of damage and make your life quite a bit harder in general. You can’t fully prevent problems from occurring, but there are things you can do to protect your home as much as possible. Read the following tips to ensure that plumbing emergencies are few and far between, and that you are prepared for them when they do occur.

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Water Heater Issues to be Aware of

June 18th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are pretty sturdy systems, but even they can develop issues from time to time. Hopefully, you’ve been scheduling preventive maintenance services on a regular basis to ensure that your system stays in good shape. Whether you do or not, though, you need to keep an eye out for any signs that the system is malfunctioning. The following are a few common water heater issues and their symptoms.

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Keep Your Drains Working Properly with These Tips

June 4th, 2018

kitchen-sinkThe drains in the average home are subjected to quite a lot of abuse by their owners. Not to say that homeowners are going out of their way to destroy their drain system. However, they often do either take actions that are bad for the drains or neglect to take actions that are good for them. If you’re interested in keeping your drains in good condition for as long as possible, you should follow the tips below.

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Problems That Contribute to Repiping

May 21st, 2018

water-linePlumbing pipes are built to last, but they don’t last forever. Even with regular maintenance and prompt repairs, the pipes will eventually need to be replaced with new ones. If you’re unlucky enough to be in an area prone to certain issues, you may end up having to repipe parts of your home earlier than you thought. Have a look below at some of the various problems that can prompt a need for repiping in your home.

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Tips for Keeping Your Plumbing System in the Best Shape Possible

May 7th, 2018

kitchen-plumbingPlumbing systems may take a long time to develop issues, but when they do they’re often serious. If you don’t want a pipe rupture turning your second floor into a swamp, or lime scale strangling your water pressure throughout the house, you’re going to need to take some proactive steps. By the time you notice that your plumbing system is in trouble, it’s often too late to prevent all of the damage. Follow the tips below to make sure that your plumbing system stays as healthy as possible for as long as possible.

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