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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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3 Common Water Heater Issues You May Be Facing

Now that the weather is getting cooler, have you realized that your water heater just isn't working right? Are you planning to have it replaced as soon as you are able to get the money to do so? While replacement can be costly, there's always the possibility that it doesn't actually need to be replaced. Instead, you may be able to have it repaired. A repair is going to cost you less money and could add years to the life of your water heater. Read More 

Bleach and Your Septic System: Get Answers to the Questions You May Have

If you own a septic system, it is important that you be aware of what you can and cannot send down the drain. Sending the wrong items into a septic system can lead to clogs, damage to your tank, or can throw off the delicate balance within the tank. One of the items that people often find themselves unsure if they should use or not if they have a septic system is bleach, including bleach-based cleaners. Read More 

Plumbing For Your Complex

As a landlord, you want to be sure to have access to a plumber whom you can call to come out when you need them for a variety of reasons. You can learn about some of the ways a plumber can help you to provide your tenants with a safe and secure setting that they can refer to as their home by reading below. Routine plumbing maintenance – You want to have a plumber come out and do routine plumbing inspections in which they will check to see if there is anything with the plumbing that needs their attention as far as proactive repairs or anything else goes. Read More 

3 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Plumber

Any time you experience a severe plumbing issue that you can't solve, contact a plumber. They'll have just the solution for whatever problems you're dealing with. You can feel confident about this hire by avoiding these common mistakes.  Not Getting Multiple Bids A lot of homeowners often hire the first plumber they find online or in the paper because they need help fast. You need to avoid doing this, though, because it prevents you from really knowing if you're getting a good deal. Read More 

Signs That Your Cast Iron Pipes Are Starting To Degrade

Cast iron was previously used in piping constructions due to its longevity. And, while the metal does last a long time, it tends to break down as it ages. This can cause a wide range of issues, especially if the pipes are installed in your residence. And, you will see some specific issues when the pipes start to wear. Keep reading to learn about what you are likely to see. Read More