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Take Care Of Your Plumbing Correctly In Your New Home

If you have just purchased your first home, then you want to familiarize yourself with the regular maintenance issues that now fall on your shoulders. As a renter, you were probably used to just calling your landlord for repairs when something would happen. However, now that you own your own home, you want to routinely […]

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Maintaining Your Water Heater: What You Should Know

When you move into a new house, there are many different home maintenance tasks that you will need to tend to. If this is your first time owning a home, one of the more mysterious elements of your home is your HVAC and plumbing system. In order to be sure that your home continues to […]

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How To Figure Out If You Need A Plumber

When you have a clogged plumbing fixture or leaky faucet, it can be difficult to know when you should try to fix the issue on your own or when you need a professional. While you can call a plumber for any type of plumbing issues, the following tend to be more severe and require a […]

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Tips for Identifying and Handling Leaky Pipes

If you suspect that you’ve got a leaky pipe, then you are probably rushing to get it fixed. However, you will also need to handle the side effects as well as the root cause. To help you out, here are some tips for identifying and handling leaky pipes. Signs That You Have a Leaky Pipe […]

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Lateral Sewer Pipe Repair Options When Old Lines Run Under Your Home

Many older homes still have sewer pipes dating way back, many of them collapsing because they were made of clay or cast iron. Over the years, old sewer pipes can become compromised by tree roots growing through them or from simply giving in to the moisture of the soil. If you live in an older […]

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Two Tips To Help You Maintain A Clear Plumbing System

If you’ve ever woken up in the morning only to find that your toilet has overflowed, you understand how it can throw a serious monkey wrench in your plans.  The event may happen at a time when you have an important meeting to get to, or during a period where your funds are tight and […]

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2 Noises Signaling Something Isn’t Right With Your Furnace

While most appliances should be quite quiet when they are running, furnaces are an exception to the rule. They tend to make quite a few different noises that can all be considered normal. However, there are certain noises that signal something is wrong and needs to be fixed right away. To help you figure out […]

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How To Maintain A Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals provide an important service to your kitchen, and remove organic waste as you produce it. However, general wear and tear can reduce the effectiveness and efficiency of your garbage disposal over time. In order to ensure that your garbage disposal is always working to its fullest, there are a few simple things that […]

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Replacing Your Water Heater’s Bottom Heating Element

If you have been experiencing less than warm conditions when you turn on hot water faucets in your home, there is a chance you are in need of a heating element replacement in your water heater. Here is a quick rundown of how the water in a water tank is heated, some of the signs your bottom heating […]

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Preventing Hose Bib Bursts This Coming Winter

Does your outside faucet (also known as a hose bib) freeze up every winter and cause issues with your plumbing system? There is an easy way to fix that problem. The following process is designed to winterize your hose bib and to prevent damaging burst pipes. It shouldn’t take you any more than an hour […]

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