Making Wise Plumbing Decisions

3 Steps To Make Sure Your Thermostat Is Energy Efficient

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Reducing energy consumption while trying to heat or cool your home can be beneficial. Not only will you be utilizing fewer non-renewable resources, but you will effectively reduce your monthly utility costs as well. One of the easiest things that you can do to improve the efficiency of your home’s HVAC system is to ensure you have the right thermostat installed. Here are three steps you can take in order to make sure your thermostat is as energy efficient as possible. Read More»

How To Clean A Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System

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A reverse osmosis water filter is a type of filtration system that makes use of a semi-permeable barrier, which is a barrier that has holes small enough in it to allow water to pass through, but will block out other contaminants within the water supply. Over time, the storage tank attached to these water filtration systems can become scummy due to trace amounts of minerals and contaminants that make it past the filter, and will need to be cleaned out to restore the cleanliness of the filtration system. Read More»

Key Tips For Detecting Early Pipe Damage (So You Don't Have To Dread An Expensive And Damaging Leak)

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If you have ever had the great displeasure of discovering that a pipe has been leaking for a while and the resulting damage is quite extensive, you need to now what to watch for now and in the future of minor issues that can lead to that issue in the future. For instance, wearing around the joints, rust manifesting without a discernible cause and impaired water pressure have all been known to indicate wear to a pipe. Read More»

Three Reasons Why Heating Contractors Sometimes Subcontract Out To Plumbers

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Heating contractors spend a lot of time fixing, replacing, installing and uninstalling furnaces and heating equipment. So, why would a heating contractor subcontract out some work to a plumber? There are actually several good reasons why this might happen. The Heating Contractor Is in High Demand When a heating contractor has a lot of customers requiring his or her time and services and does not have enough assistance with fulfilling customer needs, he or she might subcontract a plumber. Read More»

Four Water Treatment Systems For Your Home Well

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If you get your drinking water from a well, you likely already know the importance of having the water tested and the well inspected annually. And while even if the water tests safe, the taste isn’t always the greatest. This leads many people to spend money buying their drinking water rather than dealing with the metallic or earthy taste that some well water provides. Instead of purchasing water, why not consider one of the many water treatment options available to homeowners instead? Read More»