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Preparing Your Plumbing When You Go on Vacation

Preparing Your Plumbing When You Go on Vacation

Monday, July 08, 2019
When you go on vacation, you have many things on your mind whether it be packing, travel arrangements, finding boarding for your pets, and others. One thing that you should add to your list is ensuring that your plumbing will be okay while...
Ways Your Bathroom Could Be Costing You Money

Ways Your Bathroom Could Be Costing You Money

Thursday, June 27, 2019
If you’ve recently gotten a higher-than-usual water bill, it can be attributed to a myriad of things. It could be extra water use during the summer, or washing clothes more often due to sports games and practices. However, it could also be...
Why Your Toilet Is Making Noises

Why Your Toilet Is Making Noises

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
It’s disconcerting to flush a toilet and hear odd noises coming from it, especially if you have no idea what may be causing those noises. What’s even more annoying is to hear random noises coming from your toilet at night when...
Why It's a Bad Idea to Use Store-Bought Drain Cleaners

Why It's a Bad Idea to Use Store-Bought Drain Cleaners

Monday, May 27, 2019
Taking a shower only to realize you’re standing in a bunch of water that isn’t draining is not how anyone wants to start their day. We’re all busy and it’s tempting to take the most expedient route of dealing with a clogged...
Are Flushable Wipes Harming Your Plumbing?

Are Flushable Wipes Harming Your Plumbing?

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
When you’re looking for wipes at the store, it’s probably tempting to buy ones that are labeled as flushable. They seem convenient—less trash for you to pick up, less mess, etc., and they’re even labeled as safe for septic...
Why Your Drain Field Needs Maintenance

Why Your Drain Field Needs Maintenance

Friday, April 26, 2019
The most important component of your septic tank drainage system is the drain field. The drain field is a system of perforated pipes in the ground that are in trenches and surrounded by soil. The drain field is the key part of your sewage system...
How Hard Water Could Be Harming Your Home

How Hard Water Could Be Harming Your Home

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
When you turn on the tap water, you’re just thinking about getting water, right? You’re not thinking about what else is in that water. Most water naturally contains the elements calcium and magnesium, but some water has an excess of...
What Is a P-Trap & Why Do You Need One

What Is a P-Trap & Why Do You Need One

Monday, February 04, 2019
There are certain parts of every household that we typically may not give much thought towards. And yet, they serve some type of vital function. A great example of such a household component that we take for granted comes in the form of the...
Hidden Disaster Lurking In Your Corroded Pipes

Hidden Disaster Lurking In Your Corroded Pipes

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
All metal is corroding, all of the time. Keep that in mind when you go to check your pipes. This disturbing fact should be a driving force for all homeowners to check their pipes more often. However, this is simply not the case. While...
What Temperature Should Your Water Heater Be Set At?

What Temperature Should Your Water Heater Be Set At?

Wednesday, December 05, 2018
The answer to the question of what temperature to set your water heater varies depending on who you are talking to, and can be a personal preference from household to household. Typically, when you install a new water heater, it will be set to...
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