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Why Does Hot Water Go Cold in the Shower

Why Does Hot Water Go Cold in the Shower?

As the outdoor temperature plunges in the winter months, you may find great comfort in a warm and steamy shower. However, the hot water is a diminishing commodity, sometimes not lasting for the entire duration of the shower. You could be in the middle of taking a warm shower, until the stream of pounding hot water [ … ]

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6 Signs of Having High Water Pressure in Your House

6 Signs of Having High Water Pressure in Your House

Water uses pressure to circulate itself among the various faucets and fixtures in your household. Without an adequate amount of pressure, the water might only come out as a trickle in your faucets. When the pressure level is too low, it could be difficult for the water to reach certain fixtures within your home. High pressure [ … ]

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Why Is My Toilet Hissing and Making Weird Noises?

Why Is My Toilet Hissing and Making Weird Noises?

A hissing toilet is a common phenomenon in most households, especially in older homes that have seen better days. The toilet hissing can be loud and disruptive, like a reptile invasion has taken over your bathroom. A toilet constantly hissing might persist for a long time, annoying you on a regular basis. Plus, the weird noises [ … ]

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Do the Old Water Pipes Need Replacing in Your Home?

Do the Old Water Pipes Need Replacing in Your Home?

Over time, the old water pipes in your home will experience gradual wear and tear. The physical deterioration occurs very slowly, so most homeowners might not notice the immediate changes in their plumbing systems. By the time your old water pipes eroded to their breaking point, you probably have a plumbing emergency in your hands. Based [ … ]

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What Causes a Slow Draining or Slow Flushing Toilet?

What Causes a Slow Draining or Slow Flushing Toilet?

Most homeowners feel a sense of dread any time the toilet doesn’t flush normally. This is particularly true with slow flushing toilets. Although the toilet seems to be working, the draining process takes far longer than what makes you feel comfortable. It can be a slow and agonizing wait before the flushing cycle is finally completed. [ … ]

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5 Reasons Why There's Water Backing Up in the Kitchen Sink

For many people, the kitchen sink is an integral part of the home, used regularly for washing, cleaning up, and food preparation. Unfortunately, the sink gets backed up from time to time, which can impede your productivity in the kitchen. There are plenty of culprits for a kitchen sink backing up, but the reason is usually [ … ]

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5 Reasons Why Your Bathtub Won't Drain Properly

5 Reasons Why Your Bathtub Won’t Drain Properly

Taking a bath is a leisurely activity that you can enjoy in the sanctuary of your bathroom. However, this activity becomes far less enjoyable when your bathtub won’t drain properly. It can be either slow to drain or not draining at all. In the worst-case scenario, the water that you’ve just used to clean your body [ … ]

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Why Does My Toilet Keep Clogging All the Time?

Toilets are some of the most used plumbing fixtures in a household. With frequent use, your toilet becomes susceptible to arising issues, such as clogs, breakages, and deterioration. A clogged toilet is particularly troublesome since it tends to overflow and spill water around everywhere. Cleaning up after a clogged toilet can be messy, unpleasant, and quite [ … ]

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7 Early Signs of Water Damage from Your Plumbing

7 Early Signs of Water Damage from Your Plumbing

The water damage from plumbing can occur inside your home at any time. In fact, it happens far more often than you might think, as leakages and blockages plague your household plumbing systems. This can cause serious problems, including dangerous mould growth and costly structural damages. The effects of water damage will only worsen over time, [ … ]

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What Causes Fruit Flies in a Bathroom Drain

What Causes Fruit Flies in a Bathroom Drain?

Fruit flies are annoying little pests that can invade your home unsuspectingly. Your kitchen is a prime hotspot for these flies, since they are attracted by rotting fruits and decaying vegetables. Once they have colonized your kitchen, the fruit flies may roam and explore the rest of your home. In fact, they have a special knack [ … ]

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