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Mar 9, 2016

Storage water heaters are the most common style of water heater used in America today, with tankless and solar water heaters quickly gaining a foothold as well. Recent energy standards enacted in April of 2015 by the United States Department of Energy have raised the energy-saving requirements...Read more

Mar 9, 2016

Your kitchen sink is one of the most frequently used fixtures in your kitchen. A kitchen sink that is clogged, slow, or smelly can make cooking and cleanup more difficult or even impossible. Keep reading to find out how you can avoid this inconvenience and keep your kitchen disposal and drain...Read more

Dec 8, 2015

The concept of “going green” has gained popularity in recent years for many reasons. While adding eco-friendly features to your home is certainly a step toward a healthier, more sustainable global environment, going green can also help you save money and enjoy improved convenience in your...Read more

Nov 17, 2015

Your sump pump is an important line of defense against basement and crawlspace flooding—an issue that affects more than 60% of homes in the United States. Sump pumps typically sit in the lowest area of the home, which is the most likely to flood first if a water problem does occur. Because these...Read more

Oct 9, 2015

Your plumbing is designed to handle daily use. However, many factors can affect the load on your plumbing, increasing its risk for leaks and other performance issues that affect your daily comfort. Understanding these factors, and the steps you can take to lighten that load, will help you...Read more

Sep 17, 2015

Even if you think you understand your home’s plumbing fairly well, you may be missing two crucial pieces: your water main and your sewer line. These components bring fresh water into your home and remove the waste water created, thus providing the input and output for your home’s plumbing system...Read more

Aug 3, 2015

Homeowners rarely think about their plumbing until they notice a change—such as lack of hot water; a drop in water pressure; or a sudden, strange gurgling noise. Changes in your plumbing shouldn’t be ignored, as they often signal a problem that needs to be addressed. Recognizing the symptoms of...Read more

Jul 28, 2015

Home water usage often skyrockets in the summer, as outdoor activities increase and your yard and landscaping need more water to grow and flourish. Knowing the most common summertime threats to your plumbing is the best way to avoid an inconvenient interruption to your daily life associated with...Read more

Jun 16, 2015

No matter how careful you are to keep your drains clear and maintained, minor clogs are bound to happen. When they do, will you have the right plunger on hand? You may be surprised to learn that there are three common types of plungers—each best suited for a particular job. If you often struggle...Read more

May 20, 2015

When you think of spring cleaning, you likely envision vacuuming your floors, washing your windows; cleaning out your closets, drawers and cupboards; and re-organizing the garage. However, after a long winter, your plumbing could use a little spring cleaning, too! Taking a little time out of...Read more

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