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How To Install A Bathroom Sink Trap With A Clean-Out Drain

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If you are repeatedly cleaning out your sink trap because of hair balls or items dropped into the sink by family members, you'll know the unpleasant job of removing the sink trap and cleaning out the muck amid the fetid water that is stuck in the trap. However, you have an option that will eliminate the need to remove the trap to clean it. You can install a sink trap with an clean-out drain at the bottom.

27 September 2016

What Can You Do To Keep Your Air Conditioner Condenser Free From Leaves This Fall?

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A buildup of leaves in your air-conditioner condenser can result in dirt and organic debris clogging the fins and the coils inside your condenser. Your A/C condenser relies on good air flow in order to expel hot air from your home. Without good air flow, your air conditioner will work harder than necessary to cool your home. Over time, this could result in break downs and visits from the air-conditioning repair service in your area.

26 September 2016

About the Problems of a Gas Water Heater

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Does your gas hot-water heater not produce hot water as it once did? Several areas of a gas water heater can lead to it becoming problematic. You will either need to get a problematic part on the heater repaired or replace it altogether. Below, you will discover some of the types of problems that can lead to a gas water heater not functioning as well as it should. A Low Level of Gas Makes It to the Heater

26 September 2016

3 Reasons You May Need The Services Of A Plumber With A Vacuum Truck For Your Home

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When you hear talk of a vacuum truck used in the plumbing industry, if you are like most homeowners, you will associate the whole idea with a service which is more catered to commercial purposes. However, as a homeowner, you may actually need the services of a plumber with a vacuum truck at some point for general issues. Vacuum trucks are just as commonly used in residential settings as they are in business.

23 September 2016

Fixing That Leak: Even A Slow Leak Can Cause Plenty Of Damage And Cost You Money

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If you find a small leak in a faucet or pipe, you may think it's no big deal. While a slow leak may not be a plumbing emergency, there are a number of reasons to fix a leak before it becomes more of a problem. A small leak that is constantly going can increase your water bill and cause water damage to floors, ceilings, or walls. You can try fixing the leak on your own, but if you find yourself fumbling with plumbing fixtures and can't get the faucet on correctly, it's time to call in a plumber who can handle the job for you.

22 September 2016

How to Handle Frozen Pipes for the First-Time Homeowner

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When you are buying your first home and looking at becoming responsible for all the upkeep, maintenance, and problems, there are a lot of things that you need to worry about. That includes your plumbing system. If you have had a maintenance person who could come in and fix any problems or a landlord who did all the worrying about what kind of pipes your house had, you may not have paid any attention to your plumbing.

22 September 2016

A Few Common Drain-Cleaning Questions Answered

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Taking caring of the drains in your home is essential for helping ensure that your plumbing system continues to work as efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, it can be fairly common for new homeowners to have a limited understanding about this aspect of maintaining the house. To help you be better prepared when it concerns your home's plumbing, you should keep the following few drain questions and answers in mind. Why Should You Rinse the Drains with Hot Water?

22 September 2016

Own A Cottage? Hire A Plumber To Check On These Matters

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When you own a cottage, it can provide the venue for countless special moments over the summer months. However, when the weather begins to cool down, it's time to think about closing up the cottage for the fall and winter until you can return again in the spring. If you're new to cottage ownership and don't feel confident about all the tasks that you'll need to do, it's a good idea to hire a plumber who services the area.

21 September 2016

Do You Really Need a New Electric Water Heater?

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If your home's electric water heater is having a problem, then you are likely wondering if it is time for a repair or a replacement. The good news is that many common water-heater problems do not require that you purchase a new water heater. In fact, unless the tank of your water heater has developed a leak, the chances are very good that a simple water-heater repair may be just what the plumber orders.

21 September 2016

Four Reasons To Call A Plumber For A Clogged Drain

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When you experience a stopped up drain, you may want to fix the problem yourself, and there are a few ways to go about it. But it is best to call a plumber to unclog your drain. The following are four reasons this is a good idea. A plumber will clean the entire drain line It is possible that you can correct the problem with a product found at your local supermarket, but if it works, this will usually be a temporary solution.

21 September 2016