2017

  • 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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