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How to Check if Your Plumbing is Ready for Winter

There are several ways the winter ice, snow, and climate can negatively affect your home’s plumbing systems. If you do not take certain measures to protect your plumbing from winter mayhem, you might be faced with some hefty repair and … Continue reading

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Top 3 Plumbing Tips for Sewer Maintenance

Last week, we discussed the top three ways you can prevent your outdoor faucets and spigots from freezing over this winter.  This week, we want to focus our attention on sewer line maintenance. Many homeowners are unaware that their certain … Continue reading

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Top 3 Ways to Prevent Frozen Outdoor Faucets

Indiana has already experienced the first snowfall of the season, which means it is prime time to complete the remainder of our outdoor home improvement and maintenance tasks for the winter. One of the most vulnerable plumbing components found outside … Continue reading

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New Homeowner Plumbing Advice

If you are preparing to move into a new house, whether several years old or new construction, there are plenty of important considerations you need to make regarding your plumbing systems. This includes your standard plumbing pipes, lines, and fixtures, … Continue reading

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A Fast and Effective Alternative to Re-Piping

Now with all the new, cutting-edge technologies and innovative advancements that have been made in the plumbing industry, there is no reason to settle for inefficient piping, defects, and tedious renovation. If you must re-pipe an entire house or building, … Continue reading

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Why Does My Bathtub Drain Smell Bad?

If your nose is starting to pick up on a sewage-like smell in your bathroom, don’t assume it’s your toilet. Often times, bathtub drains can start to emit a smell that is similar to sewer water or even rotten eggs. … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Stop Using OTC Drainage Cleaner

When you have a clogged drain at home, do you instantly reach for a bottle of liquid drain cleaner? If so, it is time to put that habit to rest. Using over-the-counter drainage detergents is a risky and consequential approach … Continue reading

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Quick Guide to Unclogging Your Bathtub

When your ankles are underwater, you can’t feel really good about your shower experience. Accordingly, wiping away a residual dark ring around the perimeter of the tub is not something anyone wants to add to their daily bathing routine. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Advice for Shutting Off Your Water When Away From Home

When you preparing to leave your house for an extended period of time, there is a list of certain duties you tend to in order to protect your home from certain disaster while away. From turning off all the lights … Continue reading

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Are Tankless Water Heaters Eco-Efficient?

Tankless water heaters go by many other names; such as instant-on, instantaneous, on-demand, inline, flash, continuous flow, and so much more. This model water heater varies from standard designs in several ways, but their most defining attribute is that they … Continue reading

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