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Planning Holiday Get-Together's? 3 Tips For Avoiding Stubborn Clogs

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The holidays will soon be here. It's time to start planning your family get-togethers. While you're making your plans, don't forget to take your plumbing into consideration, especially if you're going to be having a lot of guests in your home. Clogged drains are the last thing you want to deal with while you're hosting a party. Don't let clogged drains put a damper on your festivities. Here are three simple precautions you can take to keep your drains flowing smoothly.

5 October 2016

2 Reasons to Install a Tankless Water Heater

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One of the best options available to you when installing a water heater in your home is a tankless water heater because this option can provide you with a wide range of benefits that a traditional water heater really can't match. Listed below are two reasons to install a tankless water heater. Lower Risk of Damage to Your Home A tankless water heater won't cause extensive damage to your home if it malfunctions.

5 October 2016

Does It Seem Like Your Plumbing Has A Mind Of Its Own? That's An Effect Of High Water Pressure

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Homeowners usually have to deal with low water pressure at some point in their time in their homes, and this lack of water pressure can cause specific problems. However, sometimes it's high water pressure that is affecting the home. This is actually not a good thing; water pressure that is too high can create problems that are difficult to diagnose at first. If it seems like your plumbing has started to develop a mind of its own, you could be witnessing the effects of high water pressure.

5 October 2016

Getting Ready For Winter? Get Your Central HVAC System Prepared For The Heating Season

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The leaves are starting to fall and the nights are getting a bit cooler in a lot of the parts of the country, which can only mean one thing: winter is once again well on its way. If you haven't done so already, it is definitely time to get your central HVAC system ready for the heating season. The more your prepare for winter now with your HVAC system, the less likely it will be you see a heating failure at the worst possible time.

5 October 2016

Has Your Little One Discovered The Toilet? 4 Steps To Clear A Clogged Toilet

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If your little one's recent visit to the bathroom left you with a clogged toilet, you'll need to take care of the mess quickly. This is particularly true if the toilet is still running. Before you call the plumber, take a few minutes to try and resolve the problem for yourself. In most cases, minor clogs can be taken care of with your bathroom plunger. Here are four steps you should take if your toilet is clogged.

4 October 2016

Tips For Fixing A Clogged Bathroom Sink

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Having a clogged bathroom sink can be an annoying problem in your home. Water that won't drain can overflow and ruin your bathroom floor or cause foul smells that would make the bathroom unsanitary and disgusting.  If only your bathroom sink is affected by the clog, the problem is probably centralized in that drain only. However, if you are experiencing sink clogs in your kitchen and other areas, you may have a more serious problem in the main pipes that would need to be fixed by a professional.

4 October 2016

Risk Factors For Septic Tank Freezing

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If you're approaching your first winter with a septic system, it's important to be proactive about protecting it from the upcoming cold weather. Septic systems are vulnerable to freezing and other cold weather damage if you don't take care of them properly. Here are a few of the things you should be attentive to that may increase the risk of your septic system freezing. Minimal Snow When you get minimal snowfall during the winter, there's nothing to insulate the ground from the cold air temperatures.

4 October 2016

Tips For Maintaining A Garbage Disposal

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If you have a garbage disposal in your kitchen, chances are that it gets used a ton. Are you using the garbage disposal properly though? Many homeowners just throw whatever is on their plate in the garbage disposal and do not put much thought into it until the appliance stops working. Here are some tips for maintaining a garbage disposal to prevent problems. Know Which Items Shouldn't Go Down Your Kitchen's Garbage Disposal

4 October 2016

Trying To Save Money By Taking Care Of Your Own Household Repairs? 4 Plumbing Problems That Should Be Left To The Professionals

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If you're on a tight budget, you probably want to save as much money on home maintenance as possible. You might have even started taking care of some of the repairs by yourself. While taking care of minor household repairs can be a good way to save money, there are some repairs that should be left to the professionals. This is particularly true when it comes to plumbing problems. Here are four plumbing emergencies that should be left to the professionals.

4 October 2016

Tips For Dealing With Hard Water

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When your water is filled with some components such as magnesium and calcium, it is considered hard water. If your system has hard water, you will need to be sure that you do everything that you can to reach out to a professional who can provide you with a water softening and purification system. These guidelines will help you to learn a bit more about softening your water, so read on and be sure to touch base with a professional if you need help.

3 October 2016