Archive for June 2020

Preventive Plumbing Maintenance Basics At A Glance

Plumbing problems have an uncanny habit of sneaking up on you when you least expect. It could be hours before your guests arrive or early in the morning just before you head out for the job interview you’ve been planning for. It could be a faucet leak, clogged toilet, broken pipe, or water heater problem;…

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Your Plumbing System Is More Than What You See

New Home Plumbing

What goes on inside your mind immediately when you hear someone talking about plumbing? You probably think about your faucets, showers, water pipes, or the toilet. There isn’t anything wrong with such thoughts. If anything, it is what many homeowners often associate plumbing with. They are, after all, the most common plumbing fixtures and parts.…

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How To Unclog Your Bathtub Or Walk-In Shower Drain

I think we can all say that we have experienced a slow-moving or backed up shower drain. For some slow-moving drains, the moment we step foot in the shower, it starts filling up. Then when we get out, it slowly starts to drain. We keep repeating the process until something is done about it. We…

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Buying A Toilet Isn’t Rocket Science

Buying a toilet isn’t rocket science, but there are a few things you may need to know before you jump into your purchase. First, before you base your purchase solely on cost, think about this. A pool of 2500 people found that going to the bathroom accounted for more time than previously thought. On average,…

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Leaking Hot Water Heater? Call The Plumber!

Leaking Hot Water Heater

As a homeowner, we’re always dreading those big-ticket expenses. We have a tendency to pretend your plumbing problem doesn’t exist. It’s always good to keep a sharp eye out for leaking appliances, and that includes your hot water heater. Our water heaters usually sit in the corner of our garage somewhere and rarely ever get…

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The Plumbing Do-It-Yourselfer Must Know Their Limits

The plumbing Do-It-Yourselfer

The plumbing do-it-yourselfers (DIY) need to know their limits. As homeowners, we all want to save a buck whenever possible. We need to know when to say, “I need a plumbing professional.” All plumbing companies have had to come in right behind a DIY job gone wrong and, in some cases, terribly wrong. Some seem…

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The Real Costs Of A Runny Toilet

Running Toilet

Do you want to know the real costs of a runny toilet? It just might surprise you how much water is wasted from a leaky toilet. If you have a leaky faucet or showerhead, it’s very noticeable.  On the other hand, a toilet leak is usually heard but not seen, so a homeowner is less…

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Is A Bidet The Right Fit For Your Family?

a bidet

Old habits are hard to break, and that includes using toilet paper. For years I wanted a bidet because I heard they were suitable for the environment and much more hygienic. When Covid-19 hit, I saw how us Americans we’re obsessed with toilet paper. To my surprise, grocery store shelves were cleared of toilet paper…

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Upgrade Your Commercial Bathroom, Customers Will Love You For It

filthy commercial bathroom

I think we’ve all experienced walking into a bathroom at a business such as a convenience store, gas station, or fast food restaurant and notice how the bathrooms are so worn. The fact is, commercial plumbing takes a beating. People are in and out of the restrooms all day long. A clean, upgraded bathroom will…

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Low Water Pressure, I Hate It!

Low Water Pressure

‘Hate’ is a pretty strong word, but I think we can all agree to hate low water pressure. There is always a reason behind the low water pressure so find out what’s causing it and don’t put it off for another day. In some cases, the low water pressure creeps up on you over many…

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