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Simple Plumbing Tips to Help Protect Your Home

Simple Plumbing Tips to Help Protect Your Home Today, more than ever before homeowners are looking for ways to save money and extend the life of an existing plumbing system. Here are a few useful and informative tips that can ultimately keep your home plumbing operating normally for many years to come. For example, there…

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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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Low Water Pressure

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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Why Chemical Drain Cleaners Are Not Always The Best Option

Why Chemical Drain Cleaners Are Not Always The Best Option Dealing with a clogged or slow drain can be a real pain. Typically speaking, calling in a plumber is usually a better option than using commercially available chemical drain cleaners. While using liquid drain cleaners that are chemical in nature may be easier and less…

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Bathroom Habits To Avoid To Better Protect Your Plumbing

Bathroom Habits To Avoid To Better Protect Your Plumbing In many respects, the bathroom is one of the most important rooms in any home. It is a private space where relaxing bathing and personal hygiene are enjoyed on a daily basis. However, bathroom habits can have a direct impact on fixtures, pipes and even the formation…

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Plastic Pipes for Plumbing

Are Plastic Pipes A Good Choice For Your Plumbing?

Are Plastic Pipes A Good Choice For Your Plumbing? Today homeowners have choices when it comes to the type of pipes that are used in their household plumbing. In the old days, most homes were limited to only metal pipes while today there is an excellent alternative in plastic piping. Here are some of the…

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