• Common Reasons Air Conditioners Leak Water

    When you detect that your air conditioner is leaking water, it is safe to say that you have a problem on your hands. However, there is no need to panic. More often than not, the cause of this problem is not a major one and can quickly be addressed. Discover some of the common causes behind this problem so that you know what to do. Clogged Line By far, one of the most common reasons for this issue is a clogged line.
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  • A Few Tips For Sump Pump Installation

    A sump pump is a relatively simple machine that could save your home from thousands of dollars in flooding repairs. A sump is basically a hole or pit in the ground where water can collect. By placing a pump in that hole, you can pump water out of your home instead of allowing it to pool. If you are going to attempt a sump pump installation by yourself, make sure that you find the lowest point in your basement to dig your sump.
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  • Signs Things Are Going South With Your Septic Tank

    Septic tanks are buried deep below the ground, so the old adage often holds true: out of sight, out of mind. Indeed, nothing bad is likely to happen if you don't think about your septic tank on a regular basis. But you should at least know the basic signs that something is wrong. This way, you'll know to call the septic care company before things get too bad. Here are the major signs things are going south with your septic tank.
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  • 3 Questions You May Have About Well Pumps

    When you have a water well that you rely on, the water well pump becomes a piece of equipment that occupies a lot of your attention. The pump is responsible for getting water from the well and to your home where it is needed, so making sure you have the right option is ever-important. Here is a look at a few questions you may have about well pumps.  1. Why are submersible pumps better for deep wells?
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  • Pressure Relief Accessories For A New Hot Water Heater

    One of the major issues that needs to be addressed when you have a new water heater installed is pressure regulation. Hot water results in steam, which can cause even a brand new water heater to leak or even to burst open. Fortunately, installation code typically requires some pressure relief devices. The following are the types of devices you need to make sure are installed at the same time as your new hot water heater.
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  • 5 Reasons to Call an Emergency Plumber

    Plumbing issues can occur at the most inconvenient times and put a real damper on your day. While certain plumbing problems can wait until the next business day, some problems require immediate action to prevent serious damage. Here are a few situations that call for an emergency plumber. 1. Frozen Pipes Frozen pipes are a big concern during the winter season and can result in burst or leaking pipes. Pipes that are in the most danger of bursting are those in unheated areas, like crawlspaces, basements, and attics.
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  • Caring For Your Home's Drains

    Failing to keep the drains clean can be a mistake that many homeowners will be guilty of making at some point during the time that they own the home. While this can be an easy mistake to make, it will often be the result of the homeowner failing to have a sufficient understanding of this maintenance. Why Is It Important To Clean Your Home's Drains? There can be many benefits that you can enjoy by making it a point to keep the drains as clean as possible.
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  • What To Do If Your Hot Water Pipe Bursts

    It's not unheard of for water pipes to leak, but more alarming is when they burst. A pipe bursting can send water flying everywhere, which can be particularly dangerous if it's spewing hot water. If this has happened to you and you're at a loss as to what to do, follow this quick guide to get the answers that you need. Get Out! First things first: Clear everyone out of the room that has the leak, and if there is one, shut the door.
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  • How To Know If Your Water Heater Need Repair

    A dying water heater does not offer very much for a household. If nothing other than cold water flows out of your faucets and baths, you will find water heaters even more critical to your daily routine.                                        Uneven Water Temperatures Do you find that the water sometimes gets as hot as you'd like, and in other moments, it's warm or even frigid?
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  • The Plumber's Professional Arsenal: Drain Cleaning

    If your sink backs up, it can be tempting to try to solve it on your own. It's just a clog, so is professional help really necessary? While minor clogs can often be dealt with directly by homeowners, more severe clogs typically require the assistance of the big guns. When plunging and pipe-safe cleaners fail, most of the options available to the average do-it-yourselfer have the potential to make the situation even worse.
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