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How to Fix a Leaky Shower Head in 5 Steps

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Head in 5 Steps

Every time you walk past the bathroom, you may hear trickling water droplets from a leaky shower head. The persistent sound of water dripping will echo throughout your home, which can get irritating very quickly. That’s why you should fix a leaky shower head as soon as it becomes a problem. Delaying the repairs will only [ … ]

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6 Ways to Fix a Toilet Not Flushing Fully

6 Ways to Fix a Toilet Not Flushing Fully

A toilet not flushing fully can be anybody’s worst nightmare in the bathroom. Sometimes, it may require a second flush, just to clear away the toilet’s contents completely. At other times, you feel exasperated when your third, fourth, and countless other attempts won’t result in a clean flush. You may always find leftover evidence of your [ … ]

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How to Get Rid of Brown Water from the Tap

How to Get Rid of Brown Water from the Tap

Having access to clean water is essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to be able to wash our hands, launder our clothes, and take comfortable showers without worrying about the quality of the water. Unfortunately, it can be alarming to discover if there is brown water coming from the taps. This murky brown colour isn’t [ … ]

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6 Coronavirus Plumbing Safety Procedures Around the Home

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many of us are concerned about protecting ourselves and our loved ones. Certain safety procedures, such as frequent hand washing and social distancing, have become the new normal. While we mostly fear about catching COVID-19 from the people around us, there’s also concern about the virus transmission through other sources, such [ … ]

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8 Best Solutions to Clear a Clogged Sink

8 Best Solutions to Clear a Clogged Sink

Our personal hygiene provides a strong line of defense against the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to reduce the virus transmission, we are recommended to wash our hands more diligently with warm water and soap. However, cleaning our hands can become difficult when there are plumbing problems in our households, such as a clogged sink. If we’re [ … ]

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7 Reasons Why Your Sump Pump Is Not Working

7 Reasons Why Your Sump Pump Is Not Working

A sump pump is designed to drain the excess water from your household to avoid flooding. Often installed in a remote location of the basement, the average homeowner tends to overlook this crucial plumbing equipment. In fact, the only time when a sump pump may draw your attention is when it suddenly stops working. When your [ … ]

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5 Solutions When You Have No Hot Water from Taps

5 Solutions When You Have No Hot Water from Taps

The hot water in our homes is something that we take for granted without a second thought. When there is no hot water emerging from the taps, this can lead to many inconveniences and limitations. Without the hot water, it will be difficult to take warm showers, clean dishes, or even do something as casual as [ … ]

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How to Keep Pipes from Freezing in the Cold

How to Keep Pipes from Freezing in the Cold

When the outdoor temperature drops below a certain point, your pipes may suffer the consequences of the freezing cold. If the pipes become frozen, this could obstruct your access to the water supply. The situation could escalate even further if the frozen pipes burst open. The water may come rushing out of the broken pipes and [ … ]

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8 Tips to Fix a Basement Leaking in Winter

8 Tips to Fix a Basement Leaking in Winter

During the cold winter season, the ground experiences continuous thawing and freezing patterns, which leads to gaps springing up around your property. Water can seep into the basement through these cracks. Once enough water accumulates around the foundation, it makes the basements soggy. If the problem becomes severe enough, you may encounter a full-blown basement leakage [ … ]

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7 Ways to Fix Low Water Pressure During Winter

7 Ways to Fix Low Water Pressure During Winter

Many plumbing problems tend to emerge during the winter season. From frozen pipes to freezing water temperatures, you may need to contact a plumber for assistance more than any other time of the year. During winter, one of the frustrating problems that could occur is low water pressure. This happens when you turn on the sink [ … ]

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