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Simple and Uncommon Ways of Protecting Pipes From Cold Weather

Simple and Uncommon Ways of Protecting Pipes From Cold Weather Cold weather cannot only cause you to shiver but it can also cause severe and costly damage to indoor plumbing. Here are a few easy and simple ways of protecting pipes from the winter cold weather. For example, one of the least expensive and easiest…

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Smart Strategies For Avoiding Costly Winter Plumbing Leaks

Smart Strategies For Avoiding Costly Winter Plumbing Leaks Nothing can be more troubling than experiencing a water leak during the coldest time of winter. Not only can this interfere with the normal flow of water within your home but it can also result in very expensive water damage. Here are some simple and effective ways…

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Simple Cold-Weather Plumbing Advice For Homeowners

Simple Cold-Weather Plumbing Advice For Homeowners As winter approaches, there are certain things that can be done as a way to help protect your household plumbing over the short and long-term. For example, long before the cold weather arrives, it is good to know the location of the main water shut off valve. Once the…

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Tips On How To Deal With A Dripping Faucet

Tips On How To Deal With A Dripping Faucet Nothing can be more disturbing to a restful night’s sleep than the sound of a dripping faucet. It is a fact that this type of problem is annoying. That said the situation is often easy to resolve if you know how. Keep in mind that a…

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What To Do About Low Water Pressure In Your Home

What To Do About Low Water Pressure In Your Home Low water pressure is a common problem that homeowners often find themselves dealing with unexpectedly. When water only trickles out of the tap the problem can stem from the pipes in your home but it can also stem from the municipal water supply system. Something…

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When Is The Right Time To Call In A Professional Plumber?

When Is The Right Time To Call In A Professional Plumber? While there are many times that homeowners can perform do-it-yourself plumbing repair projects, other times require professional assistance. For example, a slow or clogged drain can easily be repaired and may not require the assistance of a professional. An old-fashioned plunger works quite well…

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Signs That You May Have Hard Water In Your Home

Signs That You May Have Hard Water In Your Home While mostly a regional problem, hard water affects homes throughout the country. In essence, hard water is nothing more than regular tap water that has an excessively high level of minerals. This is often found in areas of the country where limestone layers are located…

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Tips On Insulating Residential Water Pipes

Tips On Insulating Residential Water Pipes Insulating pipes can have its advantages for homeowners. Best of all, insulating type pipe sleeves are inexpensive and typically only cost pennies per foot. Insulating home piping is a smart idea because it saves energy and will eventually pay for itself in just a few short years. Insulating hot…

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Be Smart By Protecting Pipes All Winter Long

Be Smart By Protecting Pipes All Winter Long Homeowners have many challenges throughout the year especially when it comes to maintaining pipes in peak condition during the cold winter months. Frozen pipes that eventually become broken and leak are always a potential danger when the temperature dips below freezing. Even more alarming is the fact…

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Preparing Outdoors Faucets As Winter Approaches

Winterizing and Preparing Outdoors Faucets As Winter Approaches Perhaps one of the best ways to protect your outdoor plumbing as the winter approaches is to consider properly preparing your outdoor faucets for the cold weather (Winterizing) that is sure to arrive. Surprisingly, outdoor faucet related problems are one of the top problems reported by homeowners…

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