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7 Signs of a Leaking Outdoor Faucet

7 Signs of a Leaking Outdoor Faucet

Nobody wants to find a water leak in their plumbing system. Unfortunately, this is a common issue and it’s up to you to detect the leak as early as possible. If your faucet has been leaking for some time, look for pooling water around the house and inspect the foundation for cracking or shifting. Also, pay [ … ]

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Why Is the Water Pressure Low in My Kitchen Sink?

Why Is the Water Pressure Low in My Kitchen Sink?

What’s the most important room in your house? For most people, it is the kitchen. This is where we prepare delicious meals every day. In order for the kitchen to run smoothly, all appliances and plumbing fixtures must be in working order. This includes the kitchen sink, a reliable water source that we use for cooking, [ … ]

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5 Reasons Why There Is Cloudy Tap Water From Your Faucet

When you turn on the faucet, you expect to see clean and clear tap water that looks refreshing enough to drink. However, it can be alarming when there is suddenly cloudy tap water with a milky, opaque texture instead. The strange discolouration may leave you worried, questioning whether the cloudy water is safe for use or [ … ]

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What Causes Noise From Pipes When a Toilet Flushes

What Causes Noise From Pipes When a Toilet Flushes?

The toilet is one of the most essential fixtures in our homes. Its importance cannot be understated, as we rely on using a functional toilet every single day. However, it can be a cause for alarm to hear rattling, thuds, or other loud noises when you flush the toilet. Any unusual noise from the toilet usually [ … ]

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8 Household Items You Can Never Pour or Put Down the Drain

Whether you are preparing a quick meal or a full-course dinner, some food waste is likely produced in your kitchen. When it’s time to clean up, you may be tempted to pour the waste down the drain due to convenience. Unfortunately, this is a recipe for a plumbing disaster. Some homeowners mistakenly assume that certain items [ … ]

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7 Possible Causes of Low Water Pressure in House

7 Possible Causes of Low Water Pressure in House

Low water pressure can manifest itself in many ways, affecting various parts of your home. With poor water pressure, your showerhead may not produce the strong spray you desire. It will also take longer for faucets to fill an entire sink or bathtub. Even your washing machine and dishwasher are affected, taking more time to complete [ … ]

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9 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

9 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

Many plumbing issues arise as a result of people flushing the wrong items down the toilet. From dental floss to baby wipes, homeowners often get careless about the garbage that they dispose in their toilets. There is a false assumption that the toilet can be treated like a convenient trash bin. Just dump, flush, and like [ … ]

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Hydro-jetting is a popular technique used to clean the interior of drains and pipes. Also known as water jetting, it involves a high-pressure hose with a special nozzle affixed to the end. The hose pushes a powerful stream of water throughout the pipes and drains, which can dislodge clogs, debris, and other harmful materials like mineral [ … ]

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7 Common Kitchen Drain Problems and What Causes Them

7 Common Kitchen Drain Problems and What Causes Them

Your kitchen’s plumbing system is a complex grid of pipes and fixtures that work together to supply water. When any component stops functioning properly, it could disrupt the entire plumbing network in your kitchen. For instance, a clogged kitchen drain often signifies there are underlying problems with its interconnected parts. If not treated promptly, this can [ … ]

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Why Does My Toilet Keep Running After I Flush

Why Does My Toilet Keep Running After I Flush?

Does it bother you when the toilet won’t stop running after a standard flush? Normally, flushing the toilet should be a short, simple, and straightforward process. However, some toilets tend to drain slowly, taking way longer than expected for the flush cycle to complete. If this problem occurs every time you flush the toilet, it can [ … ]

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