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Common Plumbing Issues and How to Fix Them

On average, homeowners call for professional plumbing repair once every three years. Obviously, some households require plumbing service far more often. An old house, for example, likely has old plumbing that requires more frequent repairs. A residential plumbing system is far more intricate than most people imagine; it is not just pipes and water or […]

Five Signs That You Need a New Water Heater

Your home’s water heater is not designed to last forever. Despite the advances to water heater technology, today’s top systems do have a finite lifespan. For most water heaters, the lifespan tops out around 10 years. Once you hit that mark, you’ll start to notice decreased efficiency and constant symptoms, including odd noises or plumbing […]

How to Install a Garbage Disposal

Your average garbage disposal is designed to last for 12 years, give or take. Now, this lifespan can vary depending on a few factors, including the quality of the unit, appropriate maintenance, and professional installation. It’s highly likely you’ll need to replace a disposal within your lifetime, whether it’s the garbage disposal in your current […]

Three Reasons to Do Maintenance on Your Plumbing

Your home’s plumbing system is a bustling network of pipes, drains, and flowing water or waste. It’s a system that is both intricate and simple, yet requires extensive work and craftsmanship to function properly. On occasion, you’ll have to pay for repairs. It’s unfortunate but inevitable. Of course, you can reduce the need for repairs, […]

Plumbing Issues That Require Immediate Attention

Sometimes when it comes to plumbing issues, you can wrangle up a DIY fix that will keep things working temporarily. Other times, your plumbing system needs professional help ASAP. In the following scenarios, you should probably drop everything and call a plumbing company immediately. When You Spot a Damaged Pipe At some point during your […]

How to Keep Your Water Usage Low Next Month

Sunny, summer days spent outside and by the pool mean one thing: more water usage. Everyone in the family will be showering more, as well as using water to keep the yard green and the pool full. If you want to keep your water bill from dramatically increasing, then you’ll need to follow these helpful […]

Tips for Selecting a Commercial Water Heater

Choosing a new water heater isn’t as simple as you might think it is. There are many different things to keep in mind depending on your business needs and preferences. Plus, you’ll need to pick one that’s both right for your budget and hot water needs. To help you decide which new commercial water heater […]