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Check Your Plumbing For Hard Water

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January 4, 2017
Check Your Plumbing For Hard Water

Check Your Plumbing For Hard Water If you have not had to deal with hard water in your home before that is quite fortunate. It is more of a problem in some areas than others though if you have experienced this at all it can become quite a frustrating plumbing problem for several reasons. When…

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Benefits Of Older Hot Water Heater Insulation

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January 2, 2017
Benefits Of Older Hot Water Heater Insulation

Benefits Of Older Hot Water Heater Insulation Here you will learn older hot water heater insulation benefits. Modern water heaters have a lot more control than older models. One feature in particular which has come a long way is how water heaters are insulated. Nowadays, insulation is built in which allows homeowners to save energy…

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Fixing Your Water Pressure Problems

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December 12, 2016
Fixing Your Water Pressure Problems

Fixing Water Pressure Problems Fixing water pressure problems to have just the right water pressure in your household is important and there is certainly a range as to what is considered too high or too low. And there are various circumstances that can change the pressure in an unwelcome direction. If you have water pressure…

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Plumbing Video Inspection Cameras

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December 7, 2016
Plumbing Video Inspection Cameras

Plumbing Video Inspection Cameras Can Identify Causes of Drain Clogs If you’ve noticed a slow drain or even a clog in your plumbing, your plumber may recommend a plumbing video camera inspection to help identify the cause. It can be anywhere from the drain to the sewer line. Plumbing video camera inspections can also be…

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Sewer Line Replacement

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November 18, 2016
Sewer Line Replacement

Sewer Line Replacement We hope this article helps your sewer line replacement project become utterly reliable and efficient. As there are several types of underground drain pipes and approaches when it comes time to get it done. Commonly, homes built during or before the mid-eighties had clay underground pipes. There can be two drainage systems…

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Drain Water Heat Recovery Systems

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November 11, 2016
Drain Water Heat Recovery Systems

Drain Water Heat Recovery Systems Drain water heat recovery, also called water heat recycling, wastewater heat recovery, drain water heat recovery, or greywater heat recovery makes use of a device called a heat exchanger to reuse heat and recover energy from wastewater as it moves through the drainage system. Based on the type of drain…

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Easy Sump Pump Maintenance

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November 8, 2016
Easy Sump Pump Maintenance

Easy Sump Pump Maintenance This article about easy sump pump maintenance will help you to protect and extend the life out of the device. Sump pumps are the unsung heroes in our households as they work on our behalf to prevent flooding and water damage to our homes. They work with no supervision twenty-four hours…

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Pros & Cons Of Installing A Water Softener

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November 2, 2016
Pros & Cons Of Installing A Water Softener

Pros & Cons Of Installing A Water Softener As you begin doing research into selecting a water softener for your home there will be four common types available. These include salt-free, dual tank water softeners, descaler, and salt base. There are various features and benefits of each and you well to choose a water softener…

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What Is A Backwater Valve?

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October 27, 2016
What Is A Backwater Valve?

What is a Backwater Valve? As houses get smaller, homeowners try to take advantage of all the space they have by finishing their basements. We use our basements for recreation rooms, home offices, and for storage of things that are important to us. But this creates a vulnerability. City sewers occasionally back up, and this…

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Water And Waste Pipes

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October 27, 2016
Water And Waste Pipes

How can I tell if my water and waste pipes are old and corroded? This article’s intent is to help you diagnose water quality and water pressure along with drainage issues with your potable water and waste pipes. Older homes built before the 1980’s did not have many options as far as plumbing materials go….

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Water Heater Maintenance Tips

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October 25, 2016
Water Heater Maintenance Tips

These water heater maintenance tips are brought to you by our friends at Ken’s Plumbing. Your home’s water heater is a vital piece of your plumbing system. Whether your water heater is gas or electric, poor maintenance can lead to increased energy costs and dangerous conditions within your home. Replacing it can be expensive and—depending…

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Sewer Odor Prevention Tips

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October 24, 2016
Sewer Odor Prevention Tips

Sewer Odor Prevention Tips Here are sewer odor prevention tips to help you. Indoor plumbing, as unpleasant as it can often be, is actually a thing of beauty too. It enables us to flush and wash waste away safely from our home. Yet, there are times when a sewer smell can reenter your home through…

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