Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

Four Differences Between A Magnetic Water Treatment And An Ion Exchanging Water Softener

Two main recommended treatments for those with hard water wells include an ion exchanging water softener or, for mild cases, a magnetic treatment. Although you can technically use filtration or reverse osmosis to remove minerals from your water, “hard” water usually has a high enough mineral content to overwhelm the filter portion of these treatments […]

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The Benefits Of Eco-Friendly Plumbing Upgrades

If you’re a homeowner in the process of upgrading your plumbing, then you might want to consider making some environmentally friendly choices. There are many benefits of opting for eco-friendly plumbing, and here is an overview of some of these benefits:  Save on water Many households never think about how much water they use on […]

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Signs Your Water Heater May Need To Be Replaced

You jump in the shower and fire it up for some relaxation. But you are rudely interrupted when two minutes in the water is cold. Chances are your water heat needs to be replaced. Nobody likes to be the recipient of an unintended cold shower. How can you spot a potential failure before your water […]

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Water Heaters: Choosing The Right Model For Your Household

When it is time to upgrade to a new water heater, you need to know more about the different models. By taking the opportunity to learn more about these models, you will find it much easier to pick the right model for your home. Energy Efficiency The first aspect to consider is the efficiency of […]

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3 Things Besides Food Or Hair That Can Clog Your Drain Or Sewer And Require A Professional Cleaning

When it comes to drain and sewer clogs, the most common culprit is usually a build up of hair and/or food that has been sent into your plumbing system over the years. But if you start to see your water backing up or draining slowly, there could be other factors in play as well. Here […]

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Commonly Overlooked Causes Of Drain Clogs

A clogged drain is no fun, which means you likely want to do whatever possible to avoid such a problem. While most people know not to stick hair or toilet paper down the drain, it’s important to know some of the more overlooked items that can lead to a clog. Problem #1: Fats and Oils […]

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Alternative Solutions For Clogged Toilets

When dealing with a clogged toilet, there are a wide variety of solutions out there. However, the most common solutions aren’t always the most effective. Sometimes, you might need to buy a new tool or try a slightly more potent solution. Here are some alternative solutions that you can try if your first attempts failed: […]

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Two Tips To Help Keep Your Drains Free Of Clogs

Because the pipes that form the plumbing system in your home are invisible, it’s easy for you to forget about the importance of keeping them clear.  However, a simple clog can easily ruin your plans for several days at a time.  That’s why it’s so important for you to do everything in your power to […]

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10 Signs Of Septic Tank Failure

When it comes to the septic system, failure is not something anyone wants to deal with. Unfortunately, it happens all the time. So what do you do if your septic tank is failing? Do you know the signs to watch for? If a septic tank is nearing the end of its life, it’s going to […]

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