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Garbage Disposal Not Working? Here’s What to Check

Posted on: June 21, 2018

Garbage disposals are a great invention, saving time and keeping our kitchens clean. They will dispose of just about any kind of food waste we put down them. However, they can sometimes break down. Here are some things to check when your under sink disposal is not working correctly. First, for your safety never place […]

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The Importance of Home Sewer & Drain Line Inspections

Posted on: June 19, 2018

Sewer lines can fail for many reasons, and the older the line, the greater the risk of damage from tree root intrusion, ground shift, and cracks. Because the connection from the house to the main utility connection in the street is the homeowner’s responsibility, and is not covered by most homeowner’s insurance policies, it’s important […]

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3 Tips to Help Your Water Heater Last Longer and Operate More Efficiently

Posted on: June 5, 2018

If your water heater has a conventional storage tank, it’s important to perform regular maintenance to ensure that it operates efficiently and does not wear our prematurely. Most homeowners have a water heater installed and simply forget about it until it stops heating or working altogether and needs replacement. However, with a few simple maintenance […]

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The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters Featured

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Tankless water heaters have revolutionized the home water heater. They produce more hot water, at a more consistent temperatures, using less energy than typical tank-style water heaters. Here are some benefits to think about when considering a tankless water heater: Energy Cost Saving Because tankless water heaters provide hot water only when it’s needed, they […]

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Plumbing Emergency? Don’t Panic, Here are the Steps to Take

Posted on: May 8, 2018

Plumbing emergencies can range from leaking pipes and backed up sewer lines to a faucets that won’t shut off and water heaters that are leaking water. Because plumbing problems can happen anytime, it’s important that everyone in the household know the location of the shutoff valve for every plumbing fixture and appliance, as well as the home’s […]

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Tips for Maintaining Your Tankless Water Heater Featured

Posted on: May 3, 2018

Tankless, or on-demand water heaters are high tech appliances that deliver an endless supply of hot water throughout the home. They can save a lot of energy by heating water only when it’s needed, unlike a tank water heater that must heat the tank continuously. Tankless water heaters are also one of the most complex plumbing devices […]

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5 Garbage Disposal Tips Featured

Posted on: May 1, 2018

Most people don’t think twice about what they put down their kitchen disposal. Depending on the horsepower rating of the unit, it may be able to handle tough jobs like bones. But most disposal used in the home are 1/4 to 1/2 horsepower units that can be damaged if care is not taken with the […]

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Preventing Water Leaks Around the Home

Posted on: April 17, 2018

While water leaks can add up to higher utility bills over time, they can also cause extensive damage to your home and furnishings. Undetected water leaks can cause mold to grow inside the walls of your home, causing health problems. Here are some areas to check for water leaks around the home. 1. Washing Machine […]

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Sewer & Drain Line Maintenance Tips Featured

Posted on: April 10, 2018

We don’t often think about our drains and sewer line until there is a problem, but there are a few simple steps you can take to ensure that your home’s drains sewer line and are kept in good condition both from inside and outside of the pipe. Homeowners are responsible for keeping the sewer lateral, […]

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3 Tips to Make Your Water Heater Last Longer and Work More Efficiently Featured

Posted on: April 3, 2018

Many people purchase a conventional tank water heater and simply forget about it until it stops working and it’s time to replace it. However, with a few simple water heater maintenance steps you can increase the lifespan of the unit while also making it work more efficiently. 1. Flush the water heater tank annually Almost […]

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