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A Homeowner's Guide To Furnace Filtration

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Filters seem like a simple component, but when it comes to your furnace they are one of the most important parts that a homeowner has control over. Purpose of Furnace Filtration The furnace filter prevents debris from getting into the furnace itself. This debris can come from pet hair and dander, dust, air pollutant particles, pollen, and a host of other microscopic items that are floating in the air at any given time.…

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Reasons To Schedule A Sewer Line Camera Inspection

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Sending a small camera down your sewer line to inspect the pipes can be an investment that will save you money. It can help you avoid costly repairs or target them so they can be addressed without a lot of troubleshooting. Location Services There are many reasons why you may need to know the layout of the pipes in your yard. For example, if you are planning to dig for any reason, such as installing a new pool, it’s vital to know where your home’s main sewer line is located.…

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Frozen Pipes? How To Thaw Them Out Before Damage Occurs

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If it is frigid outside and you turn the faucet on, but no water flows out, there is a very good chance that your pipes have frozen. As a general rule, plumbing pipes will freeze in areas where there is inadequate insulation, such as crawlspaces or attics. The problem with frozen pipes is that they can eventually lead to burst plumbing pipes. However, if you take steps to thaw out your pipes sooner rather than later, you may be able to keep the damage to a minimum.…

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Understanding Tankless Water Heater Installation For Commercial Plumbing

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Tankless water heaters are a common feature of residential plumbing. They can also be used for commercial plumbing in your business. The design of these commercial systems may be a little different, but they provide the same benefits. The following tankless water heater installation information will help you with your commercial plumbing improvements: Deciding Between Gas or Electric Units There are options when it comes to commercial water heaters. These can be electric or gas units.…

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How A Professional Plumber Can Help You When You're Flipping A Home

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If you are planning on flipping a home sometime soon, you might be planning on doing a lot of the work yourself. However, there are certain things that you might need to ask a professional to help you with. For example, there’s a good chance that you will need the help of a professional plumber throughout the home flipping process. These are some of the ways that a professional plumber can assist you.…

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3 Signs It's Time To Call A Residential Water Heater Repair Service To Fix Your Water Heater

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A water heater can last for many years without giving you any problems, but there’s always the potential for a malfunction to occur, especially when your heater is old. If you pay attention to the early signs of water heater problems, you might prevent a complete breakdown and the need to take a cold shower in the mornings. Here are three signs it may be time to call a company that offers residential water heater repair services.…

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Four Signs You Need to Call an Emergency Plumber Now

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Nobody likes to call for emergency services, but if you’re ever in a bind, you’ll be glad they exist. Emergency plumbers are no exception. They’re usually on call 247 and available every major holiday because plumbing emergencies don’t know what day it is and don’t take your personal schedule into consideration. Below are some of the most obvious signs that you need to call an emergency plumber for some prompt plumbing repair.…

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How to Unclog a Sink

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Every homeowner should have a basic set of DIY fixes in their tool belt for the occasional problem, and the same goes for your plumbing. One of the most common household issues that we hear regularly is a clogged sink. Some clogs are enormous, such as a batch of “flushable” baby wipes that have created a logjam inside the sewer line, while others are as simple as a chicken bone that went down the garbage disposal.…

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So How Do Real Plumbers Clean A Drain?

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You’ve probably heard the advice time and time again: don’t put drain cleaner down the drain—call a plumber. This is good advice, as chemical drain cleaners can be corrosive to pipes and hazardous to your health. However, it probably leaves you wondering: if plumbers don’t use chemical drain cleaners, then how do they clean out drains? Well, they typically turn to one of three methods. 1. Plumber’s Snakes If your plumber suspects the clog is caused by a solid impaction of something like hair or a child’s toy, then they will probably use a device called a plumber’s snake to remove the blockage.…

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Is It Worth Paying For Water Heater Installation?

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Water heater installation can be quite complex. Even if you are highly skilled in the art of DIY projects, installing your water heater is a different beast altogether — as most plumbing projects are. There are many moving parts involved and a lot that can go wrong. These are just a few of the benefits of hiring a professional for your water heater replacement project. You Don’t Have the Time…

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