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Back-to-School Plumbing Tips

It’s back to school season, and that means your house may have some added water stresses due to the hustle and bustle of day-to-day schoolyear life. Below you’ll find a few things that you can educate yourself on—and no, there won’t be a pop quiz at the end.   Back to school means more laundry […]

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Summer Plumbing Tips

The arrival of warm weather brings a new set of circumstances with your home plumbing, from seasonal foods in the garbage disposal to increased water use both in home and on the lawn, there’s plenty of checkpoints to make sure your plumbing is operating smoothly.   Hot Water Summer fun includes road trips and vacations, […]

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Is It Getting Cold In Here?

Nobody wants to deal with all the headaches that frozen pipes bring…but winter temps can drop quickly and water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the strength of a container, expanding water can […]

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To Flush Or Not To Flush…

Do you have repeated visits from a Plumber to unclog your toilet? Some preventive measures will help! Here’s a list of 11 things you should *never* flush down your toilet! They all belong in your trash or elsewhere.   Baby Wipes – the number one offender our drain cleaners pull out of toilets are wipes […]

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A Septic System Does What?!

Heavy snow or rainfall can cause problems with septic systems, especially when they are due to be pumped or have not been properly maintained. To understand how rainfall affects the septic system, you must have a basic understanding of how septic systems work.   The two major components of a septic system are the tank […]

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