Category: Plumbing Blog

We’ve all been there, we’ve dropped an earring down the drain, a family heirloom or simply knocked the toothpaste cap into the drain on accident. Whether we need or want some of these items back, which in most cases you do, the item should be retrieved to prevent a clog, blockage or back up from […]

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No one enjoys removing wet hair from the shower, tub or bathroom sink – it is one of the most dreaded household chores for most. When you’re in the middle of a shower and the water in the tub continues to rise, you let out a dreaded sigh knowing you’ll have to stick your fingers […]

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Purchasing a new water heater can be extremely stressful, it’s expensive and there are so many different kinds. The first decision you must make is choosing between an electric water heater over a gas water heater. Most people tend to choose gas over an electric water heater because in the long run they tend to […]

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If you have ever removed the lid from the tank of your toilet, odds are, you’ve noticed a flap connected to a chain. This is called the “flapper.” The flapper and the chain that is connected to it is part of the flushing process. When you flush the handle, the chain is pulled by a […]

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Sometimes it’s difficult to know whether to fix a plumbing problem yourself or call a professional. Knowing the difference has the potential to save money and potential unnecessary damages. DIY Safe Running toilet – There are many common reasons for a toilet that is constantly running and many of the solutions are a simple DIY […]

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If you are a homeowner in the Greater Pittsburgh area, you’ve most likely heard of a plumbing dye testing. If you’re looking to sell your home and you aren’t familiar with a plumbing dye test, you soon will be as it is a required plumbing procedure to sell your home. In other words, you cannot […]

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Are your gutters overflowing when it rains? Is there water in your basement or home with no explanation as to why or how it got there? Are your gutters falling apart? If you answered yes to one or all of these questions, chances are you have a clogged downspout. How does a downspout work? To […]

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  In all of your child’s 18 years of life, have they ever had to unclog a toilet or deal with a drain full of grease? Odds are the answer is “no”. Now that your 18-year-old has moved out for the first time on their own, there is a lot they won’t be prepared for, […]

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Does your toilet not empty completely when you flush? If this happens to you, you may find yourself flushing the toilet twice to completely rid of all the contents within. This is annoying, wasteful and not to mention gross. There can be a few explanations as to why your toilet doesn’t completely flush. New toilets […]

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