Stop! Do Not Flush That | 9 Things Never To Flush

19 September 2018
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Newsflash: your toilet is not your garbage can! Perhaps that statement made you giggle, but while there are obvious physical differences between your trash can and your toilet, many people treat them the same by trying to flush items that should be placed in the trash instead. The problem, of course, lies in the fact that flushing the wrong items can clog your pipes, damage your septic system, and require unnecessary septic cleanings. Read More 

Ready To Get Rid Of The Tank? How To Care For Your Tankless Water Heater

21 August 2018
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If you're tired of running out of hot water, it's time to go tankless. You might not realize this, but that old tank water heater you have in your home isn't nearly as efficient as you might think. Standard water heaters not only cost more to operate, but they also take longer to replenish the hot water supply. Unfortunately, that means that you'll have to wait longer for hot water, which can be a real problem if your tank runs out of hot water halfway through your shower. Read More 

Routinely Encountered Residential Plumbing Issues

30 July 2018
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Knowing how to respond to plumbing problems can be an important skill to have if you own your home. An inadequate or delayed response to addressing a variety of plumbing issues can make these matters more difficult than is necessary by allowing the problems to worsen. There are four particularly common plumbing issues that many homeowners will find that they need to manage at some point or another. Odors Your drains represent an ideal environment for many different bacteria that may produce foul odors. Read More 

Natural Gas: What To Expect When Making The Switch

10 July 2018
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While 50 percent of the nation relies on natural gas to heat their homes, natural gas is still not yet available everywhere. This is especially true in rural areas, although of course, the natural gas industry is always working on expanding. Much of the Northeast relies on heating oil, while parts of the Midwest are using propane. The South still relies heavily on electricity for their heating needs. Because natural gas is substantially less expensive than heating oil, propane, and electricity, most people want to make the conversion once natural gas is available in their area. Read More 

Plumbing Info You Will Find Helpful

20 June 2018
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When it comes to your home's plumbing, it's always a good feeling knowing you can call out a plumber for serious issues. However, if you happen to live in a rural area or you have a plumbing issue at a time when many other people are also having troubles, then you may find yourself needing to make do until a plumber can get to you. This article will help to give you information to help prevent some major issues from happening in the first place and provide you with tips on dealing with emergency issues on your own until help can arrive. Read More