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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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Water Heater Leaving You In The Cold? Why Your Next Water Heater Should Be Powered By Propane

If your water heater is on its last legs, it's time to buy a new one. The last thing you want to do is wait until your current water heater breaks down completely. That could leave you without hot water for a few days. You might think that your only options are natural gas and electric. However, that's not the case. You actually have a third option; propane. Unfortunately, most people stick to one of the first two options, which can cause them to lose out on the important benefits that propane water heaters have to offer. Read More 

Toilet Bowl Problems That May Be Encountered

A toilet is an appliance that will be used throughout the day by the various members of your household. Whenever this device experiences issues, failing to be able to address these issues can cause minor problems to grow into disruptive events that could cause damage to the home. Condensation On The Toilet Bowl When you notice condensation on the toilet, you might simply ignore this issue due to it not being a pressing concern. Read More 

Is It Time To Replace Your Sewer Line?

Functional plumbing is a modern amenity that homeowners take for granted. A residential plumbing system is an intricate network of pipes and fixtures. Some of these pipes and fixtures can be inspected with ease, making sewer line repair easy. Other plumbing components are hidden from view, so knowing when there is a serious problem with these hidden components can be more of a challenge. Your main sewer line is a hidden plumbing component that plays an essential role in the function of your plumbing system as a whole. Read More 

Should You Call A Plumber Or A Plumbing Contractor?

While many people think all plumbers are plumbing contractors, it is not true. While a contractor can do anything a plumber does, they are also licensed to perform other duties as well. Sometimes, when you call a contractor, they will send you a plumber they have on staff to handle the situation. However, you may end up paying more for using the contractor's company. Here are the differences that will help you understand who you should call for your particular situation. Read More 

Reasons To Switch To A Tankless Water Heater

If you are like most people, the image you associate with a hot water heater is one that includes a large, bulky storage tank. But even though these traditional water heaters have been a dependable source of hot water for generations, some serious issues exist with their use. For instance, tank-style water heaters can become clogged with mineral deposits from hard water and require annual or semi-annual cleaning to remain functional. Read More