Three Tips for Maintaining Your Water Heater

Posted on: 16 January 2017

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

Posted on: 19 December 2016

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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Had A Pipe Burst In Your Basement? What You Should Do Next

Posted on: 16 December 2016

When winter hits and the weather gets cold, you may not always be fully prepared for a sudden extreme cold snap that can cause serious plumbing problems in your house. However, if the unthinkable happens and the cold weather freezes your pipes and one or more pipes burst in your basement as a result, you may find yourself wondering what you can and should do in the aftermath of the burst pipe.
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Drain-Cleaning and -Care Tips for New Homeowners

Posted on: 15 December 2016

Drain problems are something that most homeowners must learn to address at some point in time. Unfortunately, these issues can disrupt life inside your home, but you may find that this is a simpler issue to address once you start to incorporate these drain-maintenance tips. Flush the Drains After Each Time You Wash a Large Number of Dishes When you wash a large number of dishes, it can be easy for food particles, grease, and other substances to find their way in the drain system.
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