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2019

Why You Shouldn't Ignore That Dripping Faucet

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Do you have one or more dripping faucets in your home? If so, you might consider this a minor annoyance, something that you’ll get around to fixing later, if you get around to fixing it at all. However, it’s important to note that, while this issue might seem minor, it can actually be quite serious and can have some real consequences. For that reason, it’s a good idea to have a professional provide their plumbing services and take a look at the problem and fix it as soon as possible. Read More»

Why Homeowners Are Switching To Tankless Water Heating

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If you’re in need of a new water heater, you may wonder if you should upgrade to a tankless water heater. It is becoming more popular to ditch the traditional hot water tank for the following reasons.  Energy Savings One of the biggest reasons to switch to tankless water heating is due to energy savings. It is no secret that a traditional hot water heater can be incredibly wasteful when it comes to the energy that it uses. Read More»

Moving From Tanked To Tankless? What To Know Before You Go

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According to industry experts, the average life expectancy of a tank-style hot water heater is usually somewhere between 8 and 12 years. Some of the most common reasons to replace them include corroded or leaking tanks, issues with the ignition system (gas models only) or heating elements (electric models), lengthening water heating times or other types of efficiency or cost-of-operation issues.  With the increasing popularity of tankless water heaters, many homeowners may be considering making the switch when their current tank-style water heater is ready to be replaced. Read More»

Struggling With Plumbing Expenses? Tips That Can Help

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Nobody likes having to call a plumber out more than once in a three-month period for the same problem. For most homeowners, this is a very expensive problem by which they have every right to feel frustrated. If you call a plumber to fix something, you want it to be a one-and-done sort of thing, especially when you cannot afford additional plumbing expenses. If you are struggling with plumbing expenses, and there is clearly a bigger problem at play, here are some tips that can help you decrease your expenses and still get your plumbing fixed properly. Read More»

Know When To Call A Plumber: Situations That Call For Plumbing Help

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When it comes to the plumbing system in your home, knowing when to call the plumber is useful. There are some issues you can take care of yourself, such as a small leak in a faucet or a broken toilet handle. If you don’t have hot water, you can check to see if the circuit breaker to the hot water tank needs to be reset before you call for help. You will also want to make sure your hot water tank hasn’t run out of fuel before calling a plumber. Read More»