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How to Reduce the Risk of Plumbing Failures

Some things in life are inevitable, but a major plumbing disaster is not one of them. You can be proactive by taking the right steps to make your pipework and equipment more robust. Here are some ways to boost your plumbing system’s durability. Insulate pipes Even if you’ve had the piping there for years without incident, small issues could result...
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Preventing Summer Pipe Bursts

Everyone is aware that pipes can burst during the winter due to freezing temperatures, but did you know they are also at risk in the summer?  Burst pipes can cause headaches no matter the season. Here are some common problems that can put you at risk for summer pipe bursts. Age of pipes Plastic piping breaks down slowly, while metal pipes...
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Choosing the Right Water Filtration System

The quality of your home’s water can affect its taste. Low quality water for cooking, drinking, or cleaning can have serious effects on your family’s health. Poor water quality can also affect the life of your fixtures & appliances. If you’re concerned about your home’s tap water, a water filtration system is recommended. Here’s the most common types of water...
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Summer Sewage Backups

Spring is in full swing & summer is right around the corner. While you don’t have to worry about snow and ice, warmer weather can bring about new problems. Sewage backups are one of them. Here is some information on these backups and how to prevent them....
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How to Handle a Faucet Leak

Leaky faucets are a pain, but you don’t have to live with it. You can fix the leak and, in the process, reduce your water bill by up to 10%!...
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DIY Holiday Drain Tips!

We just wanted to say thank you for choosing us in the past, and wanted to make sure your drains were still clear.   Thanksgiving is this Thursday and all of that extra traffic in your kitchen and bathroom puts a lot of stress on your pipes. So much stress in fact, that the day after Thanksgiving is the busiest day...
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How Old is Your Plumbing System?

Plumbing systems might not have many moving parts but they do have a life span. After years of continuous use, your plumbing components need to be replaced. Here are some signs that you need to upgrade your plumbing. Your faucets keep leaking The components in a faucet are exposed to rushing water several times a day. Switching them on and...
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Stay Cool During 4th of July

This weekend we celebrate Independence Day with cookouts, fairs, parades, fireworks and much more. All of this 4th of July fun will have you out and about in the July heat, and it’s important for you to keep cool during this weekend’s festivities. Here are some helpful tips to ensure you don’t get overheated this weekend. 1. Stay Hydrated Carry...
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7 Tips for Preventing Plumbing Failures

  Your home’s plumbing is mostly hidden from view so it’s easy to forget about. That is, until something goes wrong. Here are some ways to prevent plumbing issues from becoming disasters.  1. Do a regular visual inspection of your home’s plumbing This might seem obvious but in the chaos of everyday life, it’s easy to push it down the...
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What Plumbers Wish You Knew

It’s likely that at some point, you’ll have to call our plumbers in: whether it’s for a leaky faucet, pipe replacement or a new bathroom in your basement. However, you can reduce likelihood of major damage. Here are some ways to reduce the number of visits from plumbers and the severity of your repairs: Never hang anything from your pipes...
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