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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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Noisy Appliances: 3 Causes Behind Noisy Kitchen Faucets And Quick Fixes To Silence The Problem

In general, you can expect kitchen faucets and sinks to have a life expectancy of approximately 15 years before they start breaking down. Before they start to malfunction completely, the faucets will start to show signs of wear and deterioration through sounds. If you know exactly what you're listening for, you can easily pinpoint which parts are malfunctioning and need to be either repaired or replaced. If you act quickly, you can still save your kitchen faucets from complete wear, and you'll be able to enjoy several more years of use from the faucet before having to replace them. Read More 

Thanksgiving Disasters: Don’t Put Off Fixing That Leaky Toilet Until Later

Thanksgiving disasters come in all forms, including burnt pies, half-baked turkeys, and even leaky toilets. If your toilet currently has a small leak, and you expect a huge party of guests this holiday, repair the leak now to avoid issues later. Here's more information about your leaky toilet and what you can do to find and repair it before Thanksgiving Day comes and your guests arrive. Where Is the Leak Coming From? Read More 

What You Should Do If A Faucet In Your Home Will Not Shut Off

Indoor plumbing is a wonderful thing when it works properly, but it can be a nightmare when a problem arises. There are many problems you can experience with your plumbing system, and one involves a faucet that will not shut off. If you currently have a faucet in your home that will not shut off, here are some tips to help you deal with this problem. Realize Why Turning The Water Off Is Important Read More 

3 Surprising Benefits Of ADA-Compliant Portable Toilets

At a public event where portable toilets are made available, the ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) requires that a percentage of the toilets be ADA-compliant, in order to accommodate disabled event attendees. ADA-compliant toilets have certain features meant to accommodate disabled guests, like grab bars, spring-loaded doors, and enough space for a wheelchair to make a 360 degree turn. However, if you're planning a private event, like an outdoor wedding, you are not required to comply with the ADA, and if none of your guests are disabled, you may not see the point of renting ADA-compliant portable toilets. Read More 

3 Essential Maintenance Steps For Central Air Conditioners

Central air conditioner maintenance is a topic that many homeowners unfortunately ignore until their air conditioner starts having problems. There are several easy tasks you can perform to maximize the lifespan of your unit and avoid paying higher bills due to lost efficiency. Here are three essential central air conditioner maintenance steps. Clean and Unblock the Condenser As the only major outdoor component of your central air conditioner, the condenser is the part that is most likely to experience problems. Read More