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After moving into a new home, I realized that there were a few problems that I didn't notice during the initial inspection. I started looking around at the plumbing, and it was surprising to see how many problems there were with the house. There were bad smells coming out of the drains, the pipes seemed like they were always clogged, and I was having trouble getting hot water. I knew that I needed to do what I could to prevent plumbing problems, and it all started with working with the right professional. This blog is here to help people to recognize the signs of plumbing problems.

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Drafts In Vacant Homes Can Freeze Pipes: How To Deal With The Dillema

Plumbing, as everyone realizes, is part of a house. What many do not realize, however, is disconnected components of a house may actually be far more intertwined than realized. Pipes can and do freeze when the temperature drops. Turning the thermostat up is one way to reduce the chances pipes won't freeze. Fixing that old, broken window frame on the second floor would be another good idea. Even minor drafts due to inefficient insulation could cause similar hassles. Read More 

Three Signs Of A Failing AC Thermostat

A bad thermostat in your home can make your AC malfunction. At first, the problem may seem to be with the air conditioner itself, which can lead to a lot of stress if you think you need a major repair or even a full replacement. Fortunately, the thermostat is a relatively quick and inexpensive fix. The following can help you determine if the thermostat is the problem. Sign #1: The AC runs constantly Read More 

Hosting The Holiday Get-Together’s This Year? 2 Steps To Avoid Kitchen Plumbing Problems

The holidays are just around the corner. If you'll be hosting the family get-together's for the first time, you'll want to make sure that everything is perfect. Holiday cooking can wreak havoc on your plumbing, especially the kitchen sink. To make sure you avoid holiday plumbing problems, here are two steps you should take. Clean the Drains If you're going to be doing a lot of cooking while your guests are over, you'll need to start with clean drains. Read More 

How to Clean Out Your Kitchen Faucet’s Aerator Screen

Did you know that the little section on the end of your faucet has an "aerator" screen? That's why there are tiny little bubbles of air in the water. But this screen tends to get clogged up with particles and over time (if it gets clogged enough) it may even mess up the water pressure coming out of your faucet. If you've been noticing a water pressure problem recently, this may be the culprit, so try cleaning it out before sending for a plumber. Read More 

4 Reasons Your Toilet Is Not Flushing

One of the most annoying plumbing issues you can deal with is your toilet not flushing. After all, the toilet is the most used plumbing feature in your home, so if you aren't able to flush it, it can indicate major problems and can be embarrassing to deal with, especially if you are having guests over. In order to resolve the problem, you need to know the five most common reasons your toilet isn't flushing. Read More