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Porta Potties For Outdoor Events

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Holding an outside event can be extremely fun; however, there are tedious details that you have to tend to as well. You want all of your attendees to have a great time, but they will not if they won’t if they don’t have personal hygiene stations throughout your outdoor venue. Having porta potties and hand sanitizing stations is extremely important to your venue and the guest. Porta Potties There are different sizes and functions of the porta potties that you can rent.…

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5 Handy Tips for Maintaining the Draining in Your Plumbing System

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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 take care of the draining on your own. With the right plumbing know-how, you can avoid any problems with your drains and keep them running smoothly.…

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

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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 you can complete to ensure your sump pump keeps your home safe from water damage in the future.…

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3 Reasons To Hire Pros For Your Bathroom Renovation

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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 are some reasons you should think of hiring a pro for. You Have Limited Time…

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Troubleshooting 4 Common Gas Hot Water Heater Problems

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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 no hot water at all. If you aren’t getting hot water from any sink or bathtub faucets, it is probably due to the gas thermocouple, the pilot light, or the pilot control valve.…

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4 Types Of Home Maintenance To Do In The Fall

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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 Just because your attic isn’t a “finished” attic, doesn’t mean it shouldn’t have proper insulation. Even with an attic that isn’t used much, lack of insulation can have an effect on your energy use and HVAC system.…

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

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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 Usually, plumbing contractors will hire plumbing students for this job. However, you can also apply and interview for a plumbing assistant job without any training or skills whatsoever.…

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Do You Have Sluggish Drains? Your Plumbing Vents May Be The Culprit

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If you have slow sluggish drains, the problem is not always a clog in the drain line. Instead, it could be in the plumbing vents. If the vents are blocked up, air cannot get into the drain lines, which then slows down water. Below is some information about plumbing vents, as well as how to clean them. What Are Plumbing Vents? Plumbing vents are not likely something you think about, but they play a big role in the plumbing in your home.…

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How To Make Your Plumbing Accidents More Eco-Friendly

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Beyond the obvious disastrous effect of potentially causing serious damage to your house and possessions, it also has the effect of potentially wasting water and causing damage to the environment. This is because fresh water is becoming such a scarce resource, but also because leaking water can often mix with materials in your house and spread pollution into the local water table. Here are some ways you can help reduce leaks and be more eco-friendly.…

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The Three Main Types Of Air Conditioner Filters

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Air conditioner filters are designed to keep dust and debris out of your air conditioning unit. Without a filter, allergens and other small particles would be transported through your home’s ductwork, which can pose a serious health problem for those with allergies or respiratory diseases. Air conditioning filters can be broadly categorized into three broad categories. Understanding the differences between these three categories can help you choose the type of filter that best fits your needs.…

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