Fixing Water Hammer In Your Home

26 June 2019
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Water hammer is a term used in the plumbing business to refer to a specific, loud sound people hear from their plumbing systems after turning off faucets in their homes. This sound is something a homeowner might get used to after a while, yet it is something that should not be ignored. If you hear a very specific sound that is like a thud coming from your plumbing system, you might have water hammer. Read More 

Don’t Let Fido And Fluffy Wreck Your Plumbing System

1 May 2019
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When you have pets in your home, you know how they can get into trouble and keep you on your toes. However, there are some behaviors you need to stay on top of for the good of your home. Also, there are some behaviors of your own that you need to stay on top of for your home's integrity. This article will discuss the pet and human behaviors that need to be prevented in order to keep your home's plumbing in good shape. Read More 

Taking Action Fast When Your Toilet Overflows

14 December 2018
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Just when you least expect it, disaster strikes. When your sewage seems to be moving in reverse, you need to take action quickly while you wait for the plumber to arrive. Here's what to do. 1. Shut off the water. The shut-off valve is probably near the base of your toilet and looks like a metal wheel. Turn the wheel until the flow stops. If you cannot locate the valve or your toilet doesn't seem to have one, take the lid off the toilet and pull up on the float. Read More 

Black Sludge: What It Is, Why It Smells So Foul, And What It Is Doing In Your Drain

23 November 2018
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Does your bathroom drain frequently smell like a sewer? When you take apart the pipes underneath, does the trap contain a black sludge? Nasty, is it not? You may be wondering a lot about that black sludge. You may even be worried about it. Here is more about black sludge in your drain, why it smells so foul, and exactly what it is. What the Black Sludge Is  The black sludge is a mess of things. Read More 

Installing New Gas Appliances In Your Home

26 September 2018
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Changing your appliances from electric to gas can take a little work, but gas can be cheaper and more consistent. Changing the appliances is just one part of the job, because if you don't have gas in the house already, you will need to have gas lines run and installed as well. You can change one or several appliances, but planning ahead is the best way to keep from having to do the job several times over. Read More