Be Proactive In Removing Mineral Deposits From Pipes

1 February 2016
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If you have hard water in your area, particularly if you have a well, you might get mineral and calcium deposits building up in your pipes. The major symptoms of this condition are low water pressure and slow draining in all of the taps and drains. A plumber can remove these deposits if the blockages are mild; if they are severe, though, you may need to have your home replumbed. Avoid having this happen by periodically removing the mineral deposits from your pipes and setting up a system that will keep most of the minerals out. Read More 

How To Properly Use A Snake To Unclog Your Pipes

7 April 2015
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If you have a problem with clogged drains, there are a litany of different methods you can use to fix them. One of the most effective and prominent of these methods is by use of a drain auger, more commonly known as a drain or toilet snake. A toilet snake can be one of the most useful tools in your drain unclogging arsenal, but only if you know how to use it correctly and when you are aware of when a snake may not be enough. Read More 

Make Sure Your Septic Tank Doesn’t Get A Hangover At Your Party

1 April 2015
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When planning for your party, our septic tank likely doesn't even register on your list of things to do. However, it probably should be. Septic tanks can only handle so much waste at a time, and a large house party can put a serious strain on your system. By taking a few extra steps ahead of time, you won't have to add an emergency plumber from a place like Riverside Heating & Plumbing to your guest list. Read More 

How Can You Detect Hidden Plumbing Leaks In Your Home?

1 April 2015
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When it comes to your plumbing in your home, what's out of sight shouldn't always be out of mind. Minor problems that are ignored or overlooked can quickly transition into major problems, requiring much more time, effort, and expense to fix. However, in some situations even noticing that you have a water leak can be a matter of chance. Read on to learn more about how to detect hidden water leaks in your home, as well as what you can do to repair them and correct any damage that has already occurred. Read More