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It can be wonderful having a yard filled with bushes and trees. However planting these gardens or inheriting them from past homeowners with a green thumb brings a host of plumbing problems. Roots from trees, shrubs, and even ivy can be strong enough to pull apart metal and PVC pipes; roots seek out sewer and feed lines because they are a [ … ]

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Over time drains can get clogged up by everything from minerals in the water, grease, and miscellaneous debris. Among the more common ways to remove clogs is with a plumbing snake or auger. Snakes are useful when dealing with smaller clogs such as a buildup of hair in the drain; however a snake may not be able to remove [ … ]

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Knowing a reputable plumber isn’t just a good idea for some businesses, it’s as necessary as insuring your building and hiring good staff. If your company needs consistent access to water for any reason, it is in your best interest to have a trustworthy plumber on speed dial. If your business requires specialized commercial plumbing solutions, it’s even more [ … ]

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Get Your Sewer Backup Cleared With Drain Snaking

One of the best ways to clear up drains and prevent future drain problems is with drain snaking. This is one of the oldest and most reliable ways of removing any kind of backup, from toilets to sewers. Homeowners should consider it as a regular part of their home maintenance routine, and ensure it’s done when [ … ]

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What To Do About Troublesome Condensation on Pipes

Are your pipes sweating? This is a common problem, especially for those people who live in older homes. Metal cold water pipes, including copper and galvanized steel, account for the most significant condensation issues, while plastic piping sweats less. Pipe condensation occurs when airborne moisture comes into contact with a cool surface, such as a cold [ … ]

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The Five Most Common Basement Plumbing Problems

When plumbing works properly a homeowner rarely thinks twice about the mechanics of the toilet, water boiler, or washing machine. However once these appliances and items get clogged and cease working, it can be a very stressful situation. By understanding and being aware of the five most common basement plumbing problems, a homeowner can recognize these [ … ]

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How to Upgrade Your Kitchen Sink Plumbing

Having working kitchen sink plumbing is one of the most important aspects of a productive home. Kitchen sinks allow us to have family dinners, host dinner parties, and prepare our favorite foods, but its usefulness tends to go unnoticed. That is until something goes wrong, and the bill for its repair shows up. Pipes can easily [ … ]

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There is nothing that feels more exciting than buying your first home. While you make the important decision on finding one that fits all your needs, it is important that you have a thorough inspection before you make your final offer. As a home buyer, you fully have the right to request a home inspection be [ … ]

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Unexpected plumbing repairs are a financial burden for homeowners, causing unnecessary stress and headaches. However, homeowners often make the mistake of placing a service call for work they could do on their own. With the right set of tools, homeowners can tackle minor plumbing repairs, and save themselves hundreds of dollars. These five simple tools are [ … ]

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4 Essential Tips for Home Plumbing Maintenance

While often overlooked, the plumbing in your home can be easily checked and maintained in minutes. Discovering a plumbing issue in the early stages is vital for the long term functionality of your pipes. Following this simple advice will not only ensure your pipes are in working order, but also prevent costly repairs in the future.

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