8 Heating Mistakes To Avoid This Winter

The temperatures are dropping, so it is likely that you turn on the heat every day to keep your house warm. If you are not careful with how you use your heat, you could end up with very high heating bills or damage to your heating system. Here are eight heating mistakes you have to […]

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How to Properly Remove Clogs from Basement Floor Drains

If you have a floor drain in your basement that seems to be clogged or water seems to be moving quite slowly through the opening, then it is in your best interest to resolve the issue before your basement floods with water. These drains provide an important function, because they may be connected to a […]

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What You Can Expect From These Two Types Of Sewer Line In An Older Home

It is common for older homes built in the 1970s and before to have aging home systems that may need repair or replacement. Your own home’s sewer pipe system may be at the end of its life and need to be fixed. Here are two types of sewer pipe that were commonly installed in older […]

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Understanding, Investigating, And Clearing Drain Vent Clogs

If you accidentally clog your drains with food, grease, paper products, or hair, then you should absolutely contact a plumber so a proper drain cleaning can be completed with the use of a drain snake. If you have used your sinks in a proper manner and still notice clogging issues, then you may be stumped about the […]

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How To Protect Your Kitchen Sink Plumbing And Garbage Disposal

Your kitchen sink gets a great deal of use each day as you prepare and clean up after your meals. Because your kitchen sink’s plumbing and garbage disposal can get used and abused, it is important to take care of them. Here are four tips to help protect them and keep them working well. #1 […]

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5 Things That Might Be Causing Your Clogged Drains

Oh, no. Not again. You’ve finished washing your hands at the sink and you slowly see the water gaining towards the top of the basin. Your drain is clogged again. Confound it! What is it that is causing your clogged drains? It could be any number of things. It could, in fact, be something that […]

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How To Test And Clean A Water Heater Thermocouple

If your gas-powered water heater will not stay lit, you may have a faulty thermocouple. Below is more information on the role played by thermocouples in water heaters and boiler repair, how you can check one for trouble and repair it should it be coated in soot or other contaminants: What a thermocouple does A […]

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4 Signs You Need A Heat Pump Replacement

Heat pumps can be an extremely reliable component of your home. They are extremely resilient and generally are work horses. However, like all other integral appliances in your home, heat pumps will eventually wear out. There are a number of signs and symptoms that your heat pump is on its last leg that you should […]

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Getting Your Plumbing Ready For Winter: 6 Tips

As the colder seasons approach, you’re probably looking for ways to prepare your house for the potential havoc the winter months can wreak upon your house, particularly on your plumbing. Nothing is worse than having to pay hundreds or thousands in an effort to repair burst or damaged pipes, not to mention the inconvenience out-of-order […]

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