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Tips To Clear Out A Slow-Draining Tub

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If it takes a long time for water to drain out of your bathtub, take action today. Your slow-draining bathtub could cause serious issues with your entire plumbing system, including a sewer backup. Below are tips you can use to clear out your slow-draining tub today. Suction Out the Drain Many things can cause bathtubs to drain slowly, including clumps of hair and dead skin. Even things you might not expect to clog up your bathtub drain can easily do so, including bath bombs, facial clay, and makeup.

31 August 2020

How To Check For Plumbing Problems After A Foundation Repair

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If you've had issues with your foundation in the past, you know how much of a headache fixing it can be. For a period of time, your entire life is turned upside down, as the foundation contractors will perform various tests and repairs to ensure that your foundation is secure and not having any issues. As tough as that time can be, it's vital that these jobs are done since if the foundation fails, the entire house can suffer as a result.

7 August 2020

Three Signs Your Sewer Line May Need Replacing

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Many homeowners don't give any considerable thought to their home's sewer lines, the pipes responsible for carrying away waste from the home to the sewer. However, just because it's out of sight and out of mind doesn't mean that nothing can go wrong with it. If you ever experience any of these three signs, chances are you need to consult with a plumber, as your sewer line may be damaged or may need replacing.

13 July 2020

Why Has Your Shower Pressure Decreased?

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Most people love a nice, powerful shower stream. When the water pressure in your shower falls, your first thought is probably "ugh!" Your second thought is probably "why is this happening?" As it turns out, there are a number of possible causes of a sudden drop in water pressure. Take a look. Corroded and Leaking Pipes If your pipes are on the older side and particularly if they are made from galvanized steel, a sudden loss of water pressure could be due to a leak.

5 June 2020

How To Know When To Replace Your Toilet

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You don't want to find yourself without a toilet. You might try to cope with some of the issues that arise from your toilet, or you might try to make some hasty repairs. However, there are some problems that can be a warning sign that you'll need a new toilet. Puddles Under the Toilet When you see a puddle underneath your toilet, this could possibly be the result of a crack in the tank.

4 May 2020

Adding A New Faucet To Your House

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Many homeowners will find that adding a new faucet to the house can significantly improve functionality and comfort. However, this can be a fairly major upgrade to the plumbing, and most homeowners may not be aware of what all can be involved in this type of plumbing change. Be Mindful of the Challenges of Installing a New Faucet If you are looking to add an entirely new faucet to the home, you will need to appreciate that this can involve sizable changes to the plumbing as it will be necessary to connect the new faucet to the water supply.

31 March 2020

3 Tips For Regular Home Plumbing Service

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Professional plumbing services can be the difference between your home having the infrastructure it needs to run optimally and having to constantly deal with expensive repairs. If you consult with a licensed professional near you, you'll be just a few steps away from getting standout plumbing services that will keep your pipes, hot water heaters, and other fixtures at their absolute best. Use the following tips in order to find the help that you need:

2 March 2020

How Heat Pumps Compare To Other Hot Water Heater Types

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Not every water heater is right for every home. In addition to conventional water heaters, there are several unconventional types of water heaters, such as solar-powered and tankless water heaters. There are also water heaters that move heat from one location to another and are referred to as heat pump water heaters. This article will discuss how heat pumps compare to other options. Conventional Hot Water Heaters With conventional hot water heaters, the water heater generates heat and uses this to warm up the water to be used in your home.

3 February 2020

The Pros And Cons Of Various Bathtub Materials

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When the time comes to choose a tub for your room, one of the first decisions you'll need to make is what material you would like the tub to be made from. There are more options than you might think! Here is a look at several different bathtub materials, along with the pros and cons of each one. Enamel If you browse the selection of tubs at your local home improvement store, many of them are bound to be enamel tubs.

15 January 2020

Owning A Home And Dealing With Plumbing Problems To Stop Water Damage Before It Starts

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Many new homeowners are unaware of the maintenance and repair needs that come with owning a new home. This often means that there are unexpected costs, which may lead you to do some of your own repairs. The plumbing of your home is one of the areas where you will want to find and fix problems before they start. The following guide will help you deal with plumbing problems, repairs, and inspecting pipes for issues that need to be addressed before water damage starts.

20 December 2019