Posts by dtagnani

What To Consider When Installing A Gas Line

Gas Line For A Barbecue

Have you ever stopped to consider how natural gas and propane plays a significant role in our home?  We use it for cooking, hot water, outdoor barbeques, fireplaces, drying clothes, and heating our homes. Most homeowners like natural gas because it costs less, some even claim they prefer it when cooking. They also prefer it…

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Eco-Friendly Solution To Clearing A Clogged Drain

Eco-Friendly Solution To Clearing A Clogged Drain

I think we can all agree that at some point, we’ve experienced a clogged drain. Some homeowners pull the trigger right away and call the plumber, while others will do everything to fix it themselves. There are some basics when it comes to clearing a simple clogged drain. We want to emphasize “simple” because there…

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Plumbing For The Most Energy Efficient Home

energy efficient home

Plumbing for the most energy-efficient home will require some strategic planning. It doesn’t seem that long ago when we used as much water as we wanted. The fact is, our world has grown significantly. The population in California alone has more than doubled since 1970 to close to 40 million. That means we need to…

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Why I Prefer PEX Over Copper For My Home Repipe

PEX Tubing

The pipes are making funny noises, and we’ve experienced a couple of pipe leaks. Our home, built-in 1965, is now approaching sixty years old. The writing is on the wall; our house needs repiping. This scenario is common in older homes. Most copper pipes last forty to sixty years, then they’ll start showing signs of…

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Watch Out For Plumbing Scams

plumbing scams

Watch out for those plumbers who claim to work fast and cheaply. For many homeowners, if you’re not careful, you could be paying for services and supplies that were not as promised. Unfortunately, there are still people who are out to make a quick buck. If you’re a homeowner in need of plumbing services and…

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Don’t Hire The Cheapest Plumber, Hire The Right Plumber

The right plumber

Everyone wants to save a buck, especially when it comes to plumbing services. At some point, every homeowner will have to call a plumber, and while we all want a good deal, we might want to consider other avenues of hiring one other than the cheapest price. Choosing a plumber strictly on cost might just…

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What To Do About Nagging Bathroom Leaks

bathroom leaks

I think we’ve all experienced a nagging faucet leak. While it doesn’t sound like much over time, it could cause a small dent in your water usage and an increase in your monthly water bill. I think most Americans are a little water conscious, so when they encounter a nagging leaky faucet, they want it…

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Plumbing Basics That Could Save You Big

plumbing basics that can save you

Below are some plumbing basics that could wind up saving you big money in the long run. It might not surprise you when I say that many homeowners don’t have basic knowledge of their plumbing system. They’ve taken their plumbing system for granted until something goes wrong, then we take notice. If you ask ten…

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Plumbing Checklist When Buying A Home

Plumbing Checklist

For most people that are buying a home, it’s probably the largest purchase you’ll ever make. Additionally, it’s one of the most exciting and most stressful times. Taking a house and making it a home is something everyone looks forward to. With all the excitement, we can lose sight of unexpected plumbing problems. Every home…

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Installing An Inspiring New Shower

installing a new shower

I think most people will agree that our bathrooms have come a long way when it comes to a new redesign. For many homeowners, decking out our bathrooms just seems like the thing to do. I heard some time ago that home improvements can promote happiness in many people. On the other hand, if we’re…

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