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Reducing Your Plumbing Repair and Maintenance Costs

Working with plumbers is a necessity as a homeowner, whether for regular maintenance purposes or to make a repair when needed. But you do have some control over how much reliance you’ll have for plumber services over the years. For example, having your plumber weatherize your exposed pipes during a maintenance appointment can save you literally hundreds of dollars on repairs throughout the winter months. Finding ways to decrease your water usage is another great way to avoid the need for costly plumbing repairs because you’ll put less wear and tear on the plumbing system overall. On this website, you can expect to learn more about protecting your plumbing and keeping your maintenance and repair expenses down.

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Dealing With Frequent Clogs In A Plumbing System

Constantly having to deal with clogged up drains can be a nuisance. You end up wasting a lot of money on plumbing products and services from a plumber. If you are tired of wasting your money, it might be time to find out if old plumbing pipes are the reason for all of the problems. Investing in a new plumbing system might be the only way to stop dealing with the clogs depending on the cause of them. Read More 

3 Home Heating Habits That Waste Energy

Your furnace will almost always make up the largest portion of your energy bill, but you might be paying more than you should to heat your home. Here are three home heating habits you should avoid to improve the energy efficiency of your furnace. Setting the Thermostat Incorrectly When asked about their most comfortable temperature, few people will say 80 degrees or more. Unfortunately, it is easy to get into the habit of setting your thermostat to 80 when you want to heat your home up as quickly as possible. Read More 

The 4 Reasons Your Bathroom Faucet Is Making Noise And How To Fix It

If your bathroom sink's faucet makes an annoying noise every time that you turn on the water, then you will be pleased to know that there are some simple things you can do to fix the problem.  Below is information about each of the four causes of faucet noises and how they are repaired: 1. The Washer on the Faucet is Worn Out Your bathroom sink's faucet has a washer inside of it that keeps the water turned off when the faucet is turned to the closed position. Read More 

Six Plumbing Issues To Consider If You Are Converting An Existing Space Into A Commercial Kitchen

If you've purchased a building or an old home that you want to convert into a restaurant, you may need to make several modifications. The kitchen in particular may need attention from a commercial plumber as well as other professionals. Wondering what you need to consider about plumbing? Here are the plumbing updates you typically need when creating a commercial kitchen. 1. Dishwasher Hook-Ups In theory, you can run a commercial kitchen without a dishwasher, but that will get mighty cumbersome if you serve a lot of diners. Read More 

3 Factors To Consider When Deciding To Repair Or Replace Your Hot Water Heater

When a hot water heater starts acting up and is not producing hot water, you may wonder whether you should have it repaired or replaced. This is a good question, and a plumber might have the right answer for you and your situation. A plumber will typically base this decision on the following three factors, and it will take a careful examination of the unit before the plumber can recommend to you what you should do. Read More