Category Archives: Plumbing Pipes

How to Get Your Plumbing Ready for Winter

The flurries have officially begun, which means that more snow is surely on its way sooner than later. And with snow comes various other inclement weather conditions, like freezing rain, subzero temperatures, icy hail, and much more. With winter weather … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Epoxy Pipe Lining

Plumbing pipes corrode over time. And neglecting to address this issue until a clog or rupture occurs will cost you a lot. Corroded pipes that burst or backup is an extremely messy, tedious, and invasive repair project. The results can … Continue reading

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The 2 Basic Types of Water Shut-Off Valves

When it comes time to buy a new water shutoff valve for your home or office, it is important to start by learning the two different types. By learning the two different types of water shutoff valves, you are more … Continue reading

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How to Drain Your Plumbing System

You may never have to drain your home’s plumbing system, but sometimes, it is the best solution to a range of problems. The most common reasons to drain the plumbing is to fix a water hammer issue, lock up a … Continue reading

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The 5 Rules to Avoiding Plumbing Disasters

Whether the sink, toilet, tub, or drain, when you take on a DIY home plumbing job, it can go from “manageable” to full-on “disaster” in a matter of minutes. Many homeowners will start a plumbing project, but quickly end up … Continue reading

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How to Retrieve Items that Fall Down the Sink Drain

When you drop something valuable into a sink, you instinctively let out a huge gasp of fear while simultaneously rushing to grab it before it falls down the drain. This is a common reaction for most people because no one … Continue reading

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Why is My Tap Water Brown?

Municipal water plants and home plumbing is an essential technology that sets us apart from our earlier ancestors. Clean, fresh water right from the tap is a luxury we didn’t have hundreds of years ago, and a privilege that many … Continue reading

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Outdoor Plumbing Advice for Homeowners

With spring nearly upon us, many homeowners are eager to fix up their patios and lawns after a long winter season. Mulching, gardening, and purchasing new patio décor is generally at the top of the priority list this time of … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Pet Hair in Your Plumbing Pipes

We love our pets! Dogs and cats can be just like real members of the family for many people in many different cultures. But as we pet owners know so well, one of the most common drawbacks to owning a … Continue reading

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Tips for Winter Plumbing Maintenance

Wintertime in Indiana can either be really mild, really harsh, or somewhere right in between. Basically, we never really know what to expect come winter season when you live in Indiana; but one thing is for sure, it’s going to … Continue reading

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