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How To Fix A Leaky Pull-Out Faucet

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If you have a leaky pull-out faucet, you don't always need to replace the whole faucet, but delaying repairs can increase water bills. Most pull-out faucet leaks are caused by clogged parts or damaged hoses. You should be able to fix the sink yourself by following these steps. Prepare to Fix the Pull-out Faucet To repair the leak, gather: plastic gloves toothpick white vinegar paper towels adjustable wrench flat-blade screwdriver slip-joint pliers electrical tape replacement hose  Look for the shut-off valves under the sink base, and shut the water off by rotating the valves to the right.

21 April 2018

How Many Portable Toilets Will You Need For Your Event?

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You're having an event, inviting a ton of people, and need restroom accommodations that can handle all of them. Many factors go into figuring out how many portable toilets you might need. Too many, and you're overpaying. Too few, and you'll have people waiting in a line and not actually enjoying the event. Here's a few considerations for you and your event. How Large is Your Event? The most obvious consideration is the size of your event.

27 February 2017

Call A Plumber: 4 Signs That Your Water Heater Needs Professional Attention

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A hot water heater is an appliance that is used frequently in a home, but many people don't pay much attention to it until it fails completely. Luckily, a hot water heater usually provides several signs that there is a problem and repairs are needed. If you notice these issues promptly, you may be able to hire a plumber to fix your hot water heater instead of having to replace it.

27 February 2017

Signs That You Have A Sewage Clog Issue In The Home

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If you have a home sewage system, then you may not do a whole lot when it comes to maintaining the drainage part of your plumbing. While this does make sense, you may need to work quickly to seek out professional help if drainage constantly seems to back up. Sewer system backups are not the same as a simple clogged toilet or a sink clog. If you want to know if your sewage is an issue and in need of a cleaning, then consider the following signs of an issue.

24 February 2017

Safety Tips For Your Natural Gas System

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If you depend upon natural gas an energy source in your home for your furnace, hot water heater, stove, or other appliances, then you need to be aware of the safety requirements of using this fuel. The good news is that accidents aren't common if you keep your systems inspected and in good repair. The following safety tips can help you do just this. Tip #1: Schedule inspections of your gas appliances systems

22 February 2017

Have High Water Bills? Find Out Why

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If your water bill continues to rise and your local area has announced that water prices will be going up, it's worth paying for a consultation from a plumber. If you don't want to deal with the high water bills and the water waste that you currently have to pay for, your plumbers can start minimizing the amount of water you use each month. There are many factors that could affect your water bill, from the type of plumbing fixtures and appliances you have, or because of other plumbing issues.

22 February 2017

Know The Kinds Of Filters Used For Water Filtration In The Home

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Does your home's water smell like chlorine or have a taste that is a bit off? Using home water filtration could be the answer to your problems. However, there are several filters out there, and some may meet your needs better than others. Here is what you need to know about the different filters available. Carbon Granule If you only need a basic water filter, you'll want a one that uses carbon granules.

17 February 2017

Three Questions To Ask Yourself When Replacing Your Water Heater

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Water heater problems, although typically not life-threatening, can certainly make you miserable as you shiver your way through a cold shower. Trying to repair a water heater that's near the end of its life expectancy is probably unwise, so if your repairman says you should replace instead, going with that is the best thing to do. But the water heater market has changed a lot over the past decade or two, and there are more options than ever now.

9 December 2016

Three Aspects Of Your Water That Mean You Should Get Water Purification To Protect Your Plumbing

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Whether you have a private well or have municipal water piped in, your water supply is crucial to not only your health but also the health of your entire plumbing system. And although it may not occur to you that water could harm plastic or metal pipes, this can indeed be the case. Here are three things that indicate you should obtain water purification services because otherwise they may damage the pipes and plumbing fixtures if they exist in your water.

9 December 2016

Three Questions And Answers About Frozen Pipes That You Should Understand

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Frozen pipes are a common problem for homes that experience extremely cold wintertime temperatures. So, it is important to be informed about the risks of this problem and the protections that you can take for minimizing the risk of serious damages to your home. Are Some Of Your Pipes More Likely To Freeze Than Others? Not all of the pipes in your home are equally at risk of freezing. More precisely, the pipes that are near exterior walls or uninsulated areas of the home will be especially susceptible to this risk.

9 December 2016