Category: Plumbing Blog

Are you interested in increasing the value of your home? Adding a bathroom will do just that. However, installing a bathroom to your first or second floor tends to be expensive because you are adding square footage to your home or taking away precious space from a bedroom. A cost effective and spacious way to […]

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Every once in a while we hear crazy stories that we never could have even imagined were true. Some of those strange, but true stories involve plumbing and you won’t believe these real life stories that have actually happened! Although these are some crazy stories that you may never come across, we still have to […]

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Older homes may have charm, character and history, but they also develop plumbing problems over the years. If you are a homeowner of a well-seasoned house, it is important to be aware of the common plumbing problems that can arise in old homes. Galvanized pipes Many homes built before the 1960s were installed with galvanized […]

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Showers are often the most relaxing part of our daily routines. But would showering be so relaxing if you knew there were hundreds of germs spraying all over you? Your shower is used several times a day by everyone in your home. There are many germs that build up due to soap scum after continuous […]

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If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it. This is a common phrase used as a solution to many situations. However, it shouldn’t be the answer when it comes to cleaning your drain. Cleaning your drain once per year can prevent major problems and save you time and money down the road. Check out the five […]

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Goblins, vampires and ghosts, oh my! This season is full of things that go bump in the night, but the scariest thing to fear this Halloween isn’t a creature with fangs; it’s a clogged garbage disposal! With all the new foods and recipes that come with the fall season, it is easy to forget what […]

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To extend the life of your water heater, it is important that you flush it out to remove dirt, debris, and other unwanted growth. They should be flushed out every one to three years in order to help control the buildup of mineral deposits. Lime and scale can form on the inside surfaces and can […]

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Is there something raining on your parade? Most people fear their home will experience a pipe burst or flooding in the basement. What you should fear is something under the surface and hidden from plain view – pinhole leaks! How can something as small as a pin be so dangerous, you might ask? The extensive […]

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Have you ever jumped in the shower after a cold day excited to take a long hot rinse and when your body is finally beginning to thaw, the water turns instantly cold? Yes, we’ve all been there and have experienced the jolting shock. This unwanted experience could easily be prevented by having your shower valve […]

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Worry about a leak in your house is not only a hassle, but it can be stressful if you don’t know where it is coming from! The water line running through your home is usually metered for billing purposes. If you have a leak, it can be very costly. If you notice your bill being […]

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