plumbing emergency

Is It Really A 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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Call My Plumber

When Is It Time To 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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This Woman Knows Her Home Plumbing System

Be Proactive – Know Your 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 Tubing

PEX (Polyethylene) For Home Repiping And New Construction

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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Low Flow Toilet

New Low Flow Toilets Are A Wise Financial Decision

For those that want to find the cheapest toilet out in the market–––think again. Here is a sound word of advice, don’t go cheap when purchasing your toilet, set a budget between 180 dollars and 350 dollars. A toilet can last a lifetime, so the investment is relatively small compared to what you get in…
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Low flow Shower Head

The Complete Scoop On Low Flow Shower Head

Many homeowners have installed low flow showerheads in their showers. But quite honestly, most low flow showerheads were horrible; but over the last ten years, many major companies have developed their version of the low flow showerhead and they’re amazing. Showering is an experience we enjoy, and if you take away from that experience by…
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