Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

Choosing The Right Trenchless Sewer Repair Option

Lateral sewers will usually last for about 40 years, though the lifespan of the sewer can vary depending on other conditions. But eventually, cracks and tree roots will cause serious leaks that will make the sewer non-functional. When it is time to replace it, the conventional approach is to dig up the sewer in order […]

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Steps to Take When Your Garbage Disposal Flywheel Is Stuck

Garbage disposals are an integral part of any kitchen. Not only do they grind up kitchen waste so it can go down the drain, but in many cases, a malfunctioning disposal means a sink that does not drain. One of the most common causes for a garbage disposal mishap is a stuck flywheel. The flywheel […]

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3 Reasons To Change Your Behavior Regarding Sanitary Wipes

Sanitary wipes have become popular for their convenience and effectiveness. However, they can cause havoc with sewer systems when people flush them down toilets. In addition, antibacterial wipes are associated with increasing bacterial resistance to antibiotic medications. If you currently use antibacterial sanitary wipes and flush them afterward, changing these behaviors would be advantageous.  Problems […]

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5 Handy Tips for Maintaining the Draining in Your Plumbing System

Keeping the plumbing in your home in good condition is an important part of keeping your home safe and welcoming, but it does require some hands-on work instead of only relying on professionals for help. Clogged drains can cost anywhere between $100 to $430 on average, making it important to look into how you can […]

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Keep Calm And Drain On: 3 Simple Maintenance Tasks To Help You Care For Your Sump Pump

Finding out that your home has sustained water damage can be disheartening. Most homeowners spend between $1,066 and $3,348 repairing water damage that might occur in their home. In order to prevent these expenses from hitting your pocketbook, it can be beneficial to keep your sump pump working properly. Here are three simple maintenance tasks […]

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3 Reasons To Hire Pros For Your Bathroom Renovation

There are many reasons to renovate your bathroom, but sometimes, it pays to depend on professionals to do the dirty work. A good bathroom renovation can add value to your home, but a bad one can leave you in the hole financially. If you are thinking of taking on the entire project by yourself, here […]

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Troubleshooting 4 Common Gas Hot Water Heater Problems

If you have a gas hot water heater, you might run into a few different problems. Here are some tips for troubleshooting the most common problems associated with this type of water heater. There is No Hot Water One of the most common problems you may experience with your gas hot water heater is having […]

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4 Types Of Home Maintenance To Do In The Fall

When the fall season approaches, it is time to think about regular maintenance and repairs to do around the house. From your water heater to the attic, you need to inspect the areas of your home and perform routine maintenance. Here are some things to do for the fall season. Improve Insulation in Your Attic […]

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Getting Your Feet Wet: Two Alternatives to the Traditional Plumbing Contractor’s Education

If you are considering a career in plumbing, but you want an alternative to the two-year vocational/technical school education, alternatives do exist. One alternative typically pays less because you are not employed as a fully licensed plumber. The other pays more because you are working in a dual-employment job. Alternative No. 1: The Plumber’s Assistant […]

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