• Keep Your Plumbing In Tip-Top Shape: What You Need To Know

    Plumbing in the home is probably not something you think about often, and you may not even pay any attention to it until there's a problem. If you have an issue there's a reason that led up to the problem. Something you or your family is doing that may have led up to the problems you are now facing, and these actions are what needs to be changed. Read on for everything you should know about your plumbing in order to keep it in tip-top shape.
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  • Adding A New Laundry Room? 4 Things You Need Your Plumber To Add To The Design

    If you're going to be adding a laundry room onto your home, make sure you take the time to add all the amenities you'll need for the perfect space. Your new laundry room should be all about functionality. Here are four amenities you should have your plumber include in your new laundry room. Separate Water Heater If you plan to do a lot of laundry, plan for a separate water heater for your laundry room.
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  • Large Construction Job? 3 Types Of Portable Toilets You Can Choose

    If you have a large construction job and have employees that work for you, you need to ensure all employees stay comfortable. One way you can do this is to have portable toilets on the construction site in different areas. This will allow employees to have a shorter walking distance to the toilet. There are a variety of portable toilets available to you, three of which are listed below. Green Portable Toilets
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  • Causes And Fixes Of Water Heater Noises

    Loud, clanging noises or pops from your water heater can be alarming. There are a couple of different things that can lead to this problem. Whatever the cause, you need to address it promptly, or you could end up with a failed heater and a cold shower. The following will help you understand the potential causes as well as what you need to do to solve the problem. Loud pops
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  • Why Redo The Plumbing In Your Rental Home

    Do you have a home that you use as a rental? If you do, then you may want to get the plumbing redone in the house, even if there aren't any major things wrong with the plumbing that you can see right now. Plumbing issues can become expensive in many ways, from damaging the pipes and causing the repairs to add up to actually destroying the walls and other parts of the house.
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  • Furnace Not Working? Try These Troubleshooting Tips To Fix It

    The heating system in your home should receive regular maintenance checks at least twice a year. It's a good idea to do it at the beginning and end of the winter season. When you fail to do this, your system may malfunction and require serious repairs. Unfortunately, there are several things that can break on the heating system even with regular checks. This guide goes over some of those issues and how to troubleshoot them.
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  • Three Ways To Stop Foul Odors From Your Water Heater

    If you've noticed a foul smell coming from your faucets whenever you run hot water, the culprit can be your water heater. There are several reasons this smell can start to occur, but the good news is that very few reasons require something expensive like replacing your tank, though you may need a plumber's help. Here are three ways to try to fix the problem. Replace the Anode Rod The inside of your water heater is typically coated with a material like porcelain to help prevent rusting, but over time, the metal beneath the protective coating can get exposed.
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  • What Are The Simplest Ways To Clean Your Drain?

    Your drains are sensitive. If you have ever tried to clean out your drain, you know the process can be difficult. Thankfully, you have many options to ensure the job is done correctly. Many people turn to chemical cleaners, but many people (including plumbers) consider those chemicals to be too harsh for their drains. These tips will help you keep your drains in excellent shape. Use a Wire Hanger A lot of people prefer plastic clothing hangers, but that does not mean you should throw away all those wire hangers just yet.
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  • Plumbing Services: Highly Specialized Services Provided By Some Plumbers

    Most plumbers provide the usual plumbing services for clogs, backed-up drains, faucets and spigots that drip, leaking pipes, and pipe replacements. However, some plumbers provide more specialized services. These advanced plumbing services are often the work of a master plumber that has taken years to learn how to do these things and do them correctly.  Propane Installation and Propane Lines Some newer homes under construction, as well as a few older homes, are currently opting for propane for heating and cooling.
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  • How To Get Hot Water Faster In All Your Fixtures

    If you have a standard plumbing system, you might find that it takes a long time for hot water to get to certain faucets in your home, while other faucets might get hot water a lot faster. If this is the case, it is likely that the faucets located closest to the hot water heater will be the ones that get hot water relatively quickly, while faucets located further away will require more time to get hot water to them.
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