How to Prevent Burst Pipes

How Do You Avoid a Plumbing Disaster? A burst pipe in the home can have devastating — and expensive — consequences. Not only does it create the hassle and inconvenience of temporarily living without water and needing to call a plumber for repairs, but the water damage can ruin cabinetry, flooring, walls, and even seep…

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Winter Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Not only can the winter cold be uncomfortable for many when they step outside, but the season can also bring heating and plumbing problems indoors. As a homeowner, frozen or burst pipes, damaged water heaters, and clogged drains can be a huge inconvenience and expensive fix, but they are also common problems many face during…

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Why Are My Faucets Leaking?

It’s something you might not notice right away unless the room is entirely quiet—a faint drip, drip, drip. You tighten the knob as much as you can to stop the water from flowing through, but to no avail. Sometimes, when you tighten the handle, it actually gets worse! What if the leak isn’t even coming…

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How To Prevent Frozen Pipes

As the deep winter months settle in, pipes freeze. Pressure can build up and burst pipes, causing all of the unfrozen water to pour into your walls, basement, or wherever the break happens. Preventative Steps The most effective way to deal with this problem is addressing it before the problem arises. Inspecting exposed pipes and…

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Common Plumbing Issues In Older Homes

Older homes accumulate projects and present unique challenges. The wear and tear of years of use is especially important in regards to plumbing. Decades can pass between professional inspections, and when most of the plumbing in a home is hidden within walls or under floors, problems can exist without homeowners knowing they’re even there.