Archive for June 2019

Is It Really A Plumbing Emergency?

plumbing emergency

I think most of us will admit that Americans are a little impatient. When something breaks, we want it fixed now. For example, if our water heater broke down and it was no longer producing hot water, some people might consider that a plumbing emergency. Others wouldn’t have a second thought about waiting until the…

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When Is It Time To Call My Plumber?

Call My Plumber

The big question is, “When is it time to call my plumber?”  We know the obvious, such as a broken water heater, pipe leak, slab leak, or clogged sewer line. These are all cases that you need to call your plumber. But then there are those gray areas that we would rather wait and see…

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Be Proactive – Know Your Home Plumbing System

This Woman Knows Her Home Plumbing System

Every homeowner should have a basic idea of how your home plumbing system works. It isn’t until disaster hits that we realize just how little we know. Taking the time to understand your plumbing system and appliances could pay huge dividends in the future. For example, know where your shut off valves to both your…

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PEX (Polyethylene) For Home Repiping And New Construction

PEX Tubing

For most homeowners, we don’t know anything but copper for repiping our home because we never had to replace our copper pipes. For homeowners that are now experiencing signs that your pipes need replacing, PEX, an acronym for crosslinked polyethylene, is the first choice for most plumbing companies. PEX is used in residential repiping, new…

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