Making Wise Plumbing Decisions

Going Beyond The Snake: Professional Methods For Clearing Out Clogged Kitchen Sink Drains

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There are many types of items that can go down a sink on a daily basis. This includes drinks, food particles, oils, and fats. While most of these items can easily make their way through your drain, some items may linger a little longer. These lingering items can start a pattern that builds up to an eventual clog and multiple sink problems. When a clog does occur, one of the more basic plumbing services that is offered is a pipe snaking. Read More»

Dispelling Common Myths About Garbage Disposals

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A garbage disposal plays an important role in the function of your kitchen sink and pipes. The garbage disposal helps break down food particles that build up in the drain area, allowing these items to fit through the pipe and out to your sewer line. The actions you take with your garbage disposal can affect the lifespan and effectiveness of your garbage disposal. Unfortunately though, there are many myths about these systems that are floating around. Read More»

Sewer Vs. Septic System: Which Is Right For Your New Home?

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If you are building a new home in a neighborhood where you have a choice between connecting to the community’s sewer system or installing your own septic system, you probably have a lot of questions. While many people use the two terms interchangeably, there are significant differences. A sewer system is a series of drains that carries waste water from the home to a centralized tank where the water and waste must be processed before it is recycled. Read More»

8 Heating Mistakes To Avoid This Winter

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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 avoid this winter: Closing Curtains on Sunny Days When the sun actually comes out during the winter, it is important to take advantage of that. Read More»

Reasons That Boiler Issues Should Get Your Immediate Attention

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Not many homes still use boilers for heat, so if you have one in your basement you may not be aware of how to take care of it. While a problem with a central air system can drive up your energy bill, it is unlikely to be a major issue for the homeowner. However, if you have a boiler in your home, you need to be sure to take good care of it. Read More»