How to Properly Clean and Store Your Plunger

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Have You Ever Taken the Time to Clean Your Plunger? If you’ve had to unclog a toilet recently, you know how important (and nasty) your plunger is.  After use, knowing how to properly clean and store your plunger is necessary for maintaining cleanliness in your home.  Plungers are important tools for dealing with toilet clogs…

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Six Ways to Unclog a Toilet

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Your How-To Guide on How to Unclog a Toilet If you’re dealing with a stoppage and needing to unclog a toilet fast, there are six main ways to go about it.  But it might get a bit crappy, pun intended, so be prepared.  If you don’t have the stomach for it, or you think the…

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What Should You Ask Plumbers and Electricians?

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Plumbers and Electricians Are Different Than Other Tradesmen When it comes to the plumbing and electrical trades, there are several differences as compared to HVAC, landscaping, roofing, and other professional home services.  These differences include how the licensing works, availability of materials, and some stark cultural differences and the subsequent customer experiences.  Understanding these differences…

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Is Your Water Heater Leaking?

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Understanding Water Heaters Is your water heater leaking?  If so, that’s a big deal since water heaters are one of the most used and essential appliances in our homes today. They provide hot water for many of our daily tasks like bathing and cleaning.  As is the case with any other appliance they are prone…

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Tanked Water Heater Flush: To Flush or Not to Flush?

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The Argument for Flushing Your Tanked Heater It is easy to forget about your lowly water heater found in all our homes.  It does its job tirelessly and effortlessly, providing us with hot water for all our daily needs without us giving it a second thought.  This sometimes results in us missing a very important…

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Most Efficient Water Heaters: What Water Heater Types are Best?

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Understanding Water Heater Types When it comes to the most efficient water heaters, it starts with looking at the different types.  Different types of heaters utilize differing fuels and methods to heat and keep heated your water, and they’re not all equal.  Understanding the available types of water heaters will help you understand how to…

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Low Pressure from Your Faucet?

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Is Your Kitchen or Bathroom Faucet Running Slow? There are several very common reasons why you may be experiencing this problem.  While it can be frustrating and inconvenient and may require the skills of a professional plumber, a lot of times these issues aren’t so complicated.  In most cases low pressure from your faucet can…

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Polybutylene Piping: Is it Really That Bad?

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What is Polybutylene Piping? Polybutylene piping is made from polybutylene which was a commonly manufactured type of plastic between 1978 and 1995.  It was primarily used for piping home plumbing systems.  It was initially thought to be a great and inexpensive product that offered several distinct advantages over existing plumbing materials.  Polybutylene piping was a…

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Leaking Toilet? Here’s Where to Start

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Dealing with a Leaking Toilet? Here Are Your Likely Problems When you find there is water on your bathroom floor and you trace it back to find a leaking toilet, you may need a plumber.  But before you commit to using a professional, take a moment first to figure out exactly why it’s leaking.  You may find…

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Emergency Water Leaks: What You Need to Know

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Emergency Water Leaks Require a Quick Response When water is flooding out into your home or business, that constitutes quite an emergency.  Water can quickly damage flooring, sheetrock, furniture, appliances, and other parts of your home.  That’s why with emergency water leaks you need to act fast to help minimize how much damage is caused. …

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