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Preventing Plumbing Problems

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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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 

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If you live in an area where the winters aren't too cold and the summers aren't too sweltering, then you have some options when it comes to choosing a heating and air conditioning system. While some homeowners will still opt for a full HVAC system with a separate forced-air furnace and AC unit, you might be better off with an alternative: a heat pump. What is a heat pump? A heat pump is a single appliance that works as a heater in the winter and an air conditioner in the summer. Read More 

How To Keep Accurate Records For Your Rural Home’s Septic System

Since it is unlikely that you will be the only person to ever own your rural home, it is very important for you to keep detailed records about its septic system. Proper record keeping about your home's septic system ensures that you know exactly when the system was inspected, maintained, and serviced. Armed with this information, both you or future owners will be able to make better decisions when it comes time to make major repairs. Read More