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What You Need to Know About Water Heater Sediment Buildup

The actual process of heating water inside your water heater causes calcium carbonate to precipitate out of the water, and eventually settle at the bottom of the tank. The degree and rate of sediment accumulation depends upon what make and … Continue reading

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Can Poor Quality Plumbing Make You Sick?

Long story short: your plumbing system can make you sick. Continue reading to learn how, and what you can do to treat and prevent plumbing-borne illness at home and in the office. Plumbing and Health Risks Plumbing systems are intended … Continue reading

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Should I Switch to Copper Plumbing?

Copper plumbing has increasingly become popular due to its longevity and performance properties. So, if you are asking yourself whether or not you should renovate to copper plumbing, just ask the millions of property owners who have already made the … Continue reading

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How to Tell if You Have Lead Plumbing Pipes

Just because the word plumbing is derived from the Latin word for lead, plumbum, there is no place for it in a plumbing system. Although there are active laws today that prohibit any new construction with lead plumbing, there are … Continue reading

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Will Heavy Snow Affect My Home Plumbing?

This time of year, Indiana is known to get unanticipated snow fall. In fact, Hoosiers can be hit with a snowstorm all the way to May! So, waking up this morning to steady snow should be no surprise, whether you … Continue reading

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Why is My Faucet Water Cloudy Then Clear?

Do you have a weird sink faucet that emits cloudy water, then in a matter of moments, mysteriously clears up? If so, you are probably scratching your head trying to figure out why. Perhaps you are concerned that there is … Continue reading

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How to Enhance Your Shower Experience on a Budget

Everyone looks forward to that part of the day where they can clear their thoughts and melt their stress away under a hot stream of clean, fresh water. Whether you are morning, afternoon, or evening bather, your shower is special … Continue reading

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How to Make Homemade Fizzy Toilet Bombs

How’s your toilet cleaning technique working for you? Is it effective? Is it easy? Do you dread it, putting it off for as long as possible? Well, perhaps it’s just missing something. By adding a simple toilet cleaner to your … Continue reading

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How to Determine Which Sump Pump Size You Need

In general, a sump is a collection bowl that holds liquids. For instance, your car has a sump to collect oil. As for your home, a sump pump is a vital plumbing appliance that provides a long list of benefits … Continue reading

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What You Should Learn From the Recent Hamilton County Water Boil

Earlier this month, more than 17,000 Fishers and Noblesville residents were placed on a water boil advisory issued by Indiana American Water Works Service Company. Although the ban was lifted a day later, there is a lesson to be learned … Continue reading

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