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Water Alarms & Leak Detectors: Prevent Plumbing Disasters

Home floods due to water leaks can have cataclysmic effects, but you CAN do your best to prevent these disasters by installing a water alarm and or water leak detector. Even the smallest of water leaks can cause significant damage to your property if they’re not caught in time  – because often times flooding doesn’t typically hit all […]

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Kitchen Plumbing: From Repairs to Remodeling

Kitchen plumbing – whether remodeling or needing to make some repairs, there are some plumbing basics you should be aware of in this culinary-hub of your home. If you’re planning to remodel or even build your dream kitchen, make a check-list of the items you’re looking to replace or install. From a decorative standpoint you […]

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Water Conservation: Plumbing Fixtures to Save Water, Energy and Money

Water conservation is a practice that can be implemented with the use of certain plumbing fixtures in your own home to not only save water, but also also conserve energy and save you money! Water is a precious resource, and with only about two percent of the planets water being fresh and usable it’s no wonder […]

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The History of the Plumbing Profession

Believe it or not the plumbing profession has quite a history. The father of modern physics, Albert Einstein, actually aspired to be a plumber, and we’re all familiar with those two famous plumbing brothers who work so hard to save their princess, Mario and Luigi. The term plumber, has a Latin origin – some of the earliest […]

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Hard Water and How it Can Affect Your Plumbing

While hard water can be problematic for drinking and washing, it can actually affect your plumbing negatively. Hard water contains a considerable amounts of dissolved minerals, such as calcium, which can leach out and form a substance called lime scale. Hard water can cause a buildup of lime scale inside your pipes leading to a […]

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Tankless Water Heater Vs. Storage Water Heater

Tankless Water Heaters provide hot water only when it’s needed, vs. Storage Water Heaters which are filled with heated water in a tank until it’s ready for use. How Do Tankless Water Heaters Work Tankless water heaters, also known as demand-type or instantaneous water heaters, heat water directly without the use of a storage tank. […]

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Prevent Holiday Plumbing Emergencies

It’s that time of year and your home is bound to be a mecca of increased plumbing usage with potential holiday parties, out-of-town-guests, and double-time cooking and baking. Take precaution and prevent plumbing emergencies – don’t throw a wrench in your holiday spirit! Clean-Out the Drains for Out-of -Towners Many of us offer our home […]

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What is a Slab Leak?

Beneath the concrete slab foundation of your home is a system of plumbing pipes, when these pipes begin to leak water you have a slab leak. Slab leaks generally come in two forms, sewer leaks and water line leaks. Water line leaks typically make themselves known pretty quickly as your water bill will probably be […]

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What is Hydro-jetting and When is it Necessary?

So, what is hydro-jetting and when is it necessary? – If your sewer lines are sluggish or problematic it may have you dreading the possibility of a costly and messy plumbing repair. Before you jump to this conclusion consider that the problem could potentially be solved with a quick and simple cleaning method called, hydro-jetting. […]

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Time for a New Hot Water Heater?

Is it time for a new hot water heater in your home? Hot Water Heater 101 Though pretty self-explanatory, let’s do a quick review of what a hot water heater is, and how it works. The water coming into your home travels through system of pipes and is usually pretty cold. To take a hot […]

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