Should I have a plumbing inspection done on my new home?

Benefits of a Plumbing Inspection for New Homeowners   Some new home owners may be feeling apprehensive about their most recent purchase. This is owing to the fact that a lot can actually go wrong with their plumbing system. Many people will want to think about the different types of problems that they may be …

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How do drain cleaners work?

Reasons To Avoid Using Chemical Drainers   Many people like to use chemical drain cleaners when their drain gets clogged. However, most of them do not realize that there are a number of disadvantages that come along with using chemical drain cleaners. Below are some of the disadvantages of using a chemical drain cleaner: Health …

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How can I take care of the drains in my home?

Tips On Properly Maintaining Your Drains   The average person does not think about their drains until there is a problem. But this is not a wise course of action. Ideally you should take steps each day to protect and maintain your drains. There are a number of simple things you can do on a …

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Why is it taking so long for the water in my home to heat up?

Signs Your Water Heater Needs Maintenance   A water heater is an appliance in which we use practically every day so it must remain in great condition. If the unit is electric or gas, they are usually quiet and reliable. A water heater can last for years as long as you care for it properly. …

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How can I make sure I’m hiring the right plumber?

Questions to Ask a Plumber before Hiring One   Before hiring a plumber it is necessary to ask the plumber some basic questions to give you a sense of whether or not you would be comfortable with hiring a certain plumber. The answers to these questions will provide peace of mind and clarity during the …

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What should I do before buying a home?

Reasons Why a Plumbing Inspection is Important for New Homeowners   Becoming a new homeowner is an awesome experience. There are so many things to do and prepare for and sometimes, without thinking, we might forget about having a plumbing inspection done before buying a home. There are many reasons why a plumbing inspection is important …

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Why is my garbage disposal not working?

Reasons Why Your Garbage Disposal Gets Jammed   If you’re a homeowner, chances are you know there could be some problems that might arise. If you’re handy and know how to fix these problems, you can save some money. However, there are some problems that need professional attention in order to work properly once again. …

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How can I install a hot water heater?

DIY Plumbing Projects That Are Best Left To Professional Plumbers   Although in today’s society people have the ability to learn how to do all kinds of things that once took hours of library research, it remains that some things are better left to professionals. There are a number of plumbing projects that are wrongly …

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Why is my drain clogged?

Dangers Of Tree Roots In Your Sewer Lines   The last thing a homeowner wants to deal with are damaged sewer pipes. Unfortunately, one of the main causes of damaged sewer pipes is tree roots. Trees like warm and wet areas and your sewer pipes are a pristine place for roots to thrive. This can …

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What should I do in case of a plumbing emergency?

How to Handle a Plumbing Emergency   If a pipe breaks or a drain clogs causing an unexpected surge of water in your home, do not panic. Fixtures that suddenly go awry usually have their own shut off valve. Locate it underneath or behind the fixture and turn it clockwise. If a fixture does not …

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