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  • Tips For Avoiding Plumbing Issues

    Plumbing problems have the potential to cause extensive damage to your home. Unfortunately, homeowners will frequently fail to take preventative steps that could greatly reduce the risk of their home suffering this type of damage. Invest In High-Quality Washing Machine Hoses The washing machine will likely be one of the most water-intensive appliances that you own. In order to meet these needs, the washing machine will have feeder lines that can transports extremely large amounts of water.
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  • As A Tenant, What Can You Do About Main Sewer Line Problems?

    It is not uncommon from time to time to have a problem with your plumbing, such as a slow draining kitchen sink or bathroom. These you can easily sort out yourself using homemade solutions. If however, you have a problem with the main sewer line, you or your landlord may be responsible for fixing it. Either way, as a tenant, you will be the first person to feel the effects of the problem, so you might as well get involved.
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  • Three Tips For Those Looking To Upgrade Their Water Heater

    If you have come to the realization that it is time to upgrade your water heater, it can be wise to consider the option of a tankless model. These units are superior to traditional water heaters in a number of ways. To help you with considering this option, here are some basic tips that you should consider. Understand The Way That A Tankless Water Heater Warms Water A traditional water heater is designed to store a large amount of water in a reservoir, and it will gradually warm this water over a period of time.
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  • Sewer Lateral Line Compliance Certification: FAQs

    The sewer system you have that pulls waste from your home deserves massive respect, but a lot of homeowners rarely pay any mind to this important system. However, if you live in some areas, you may have no choice but to get a little more familiar with your sewer system, specifically your lateral lines. In some situations, you will be required to provide a sewer lateral line compliance certification to show that your lines are just how they are intended to be or safe.
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  • 5 Mistakes To Avoid When You Plunge Your Toilet

    If you have a bad clog in your toilet, you're going to want to be able to handle it yourself and not have to wait for the plumber to arrive. Of course, a plunger is a great tool for removing clogs, but it doesn't always get the job done unless you know how to use it right. The following are five mistakes to avoid when using a plunger to get your toilet unclogged as quickly as possible:
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  • 3 Helpful Tips For Troubleshooting Your Gas Water Heater

    Not many people would argue that the gas water heater is an inconsequential appliance; in fact, most would probably list it among the most important in the average home. Not having a water heater that is working properly can be enormously frustrating, but that doesn't mean that you're helpless. Take a look below at a handful of troubleshooting tips that will come in handy when you notice something that's not quite right with your gas water heater.
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  • Four Ways To Prevent Toilet Issues

    Having your toilet overflow, stop flushing, or begin leaking is never good. If you don't want to have to make an emergency call to the plumber at 4 am, then it's worth your while to take a few preventative steps to prevent future toilet issues. Here are are some tips to get you started. Check inside the toilet tank about once a month. Every few weeks, take the lid off your toilet tank and take a quick look around.
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  • 3 Signs That It's Time To Have Your Septic Tank Pumped

    The septic tank isn't something that you probably think much about, but this does not mean that it should be ignored completely. Periodically—depending on the size of your septic tank, the size of your family, and how heavily your family creates wastewater—it's important to have your septic tank pumped by a professional that has a vacuum truck for this purpose. These are a few signs that it might be time to have your septic tank pumped.
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  • Three Tips for Maintaining Your Water Heater

    Properly maintaining your water heater can significantly increase its life span, yet it's easy to overlook upkeep. Maintaining your water heater will reduce the occurrence of costly breakdowns, improve efficiency, increase safety, and ensure that your water is at the appropriate temperature. To top things off, you need to perform maintenance only once a year to keep your water heater in tip-top condition. Here are three tips for keeping your water heater running smoothly.
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  • How You Can Stop A Faucet From Constantly Dripping Water

    The dripping sound of a leaky faucet has been used as a comedy backdrop in countless movies over the years, but it isn't so funny when one keeps you awake at night. The main reason a faucet will leak is because a washer inside one of the handles for the hot and cold water has worn down and it no longer seals the valve seat. The pressure in the water line forces water through the seat and out of the faucet.
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