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

Is It Possible For Summer Temperatures To Harm Your Plumbing?

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When people think about summer-related issues that merit calling an expert, the air conditioner tends to be the first thing that comes to mind. What some homeowners do not realize is that summer temperatures can have a pretty negative impact on plumbing as well. In fact, here are a few ways the summer temperatures could be hurting your plumbing. Backyard Parties Result In Clogs For most people in the United States, summertime means more barbecues, cookouts, and family reunions.

19 September 2016