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    How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

    Pennsylvania winters can be harsh, and sometimes it can get so cold that your pipes and the water inside them will freeze. ...

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    Why It’s Time to Switch to a Tankless Water Heater

    Though you may not realize it every day, a water heater is one of the most important appliances in your home. From washing dishes ...

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  • Snake drain

    Should I Get My Drains Cleaned Before the Fall?

    Drains aren’t something most homeowners think about — that is, until they’ve got a clog on their hands. With fall just a few weeks ...

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  • leaking pipe

    How Bad is Water Damage to a House?

    When you’re making coffee or brushing your teeth in the morning, it’s easy to forget that while you love water, it can also do a ...

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  • Plumbing leak

    Prevent Mold by Fixing Hidden Leaks

    Some plumbing problems are obvious — your toilet won’t flush or your shower won’t get hot . Leaks, however, aren’t always one of ...

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  • little kids near toilet

    5 Things to Teach Your Kids About Your Home’s Plumbing

    It’s something every parent dreads — opening the door to the bathroom and finding their toddler sitting there unsupervised. And ...

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  • Family cooking

    Mr. Rooter Answers Your Plumbing FAQs

    You use your plumbing every day. In fact, you probably use it dozens of times a day, often without even realizing it. But how much ...

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  • washing hands with daughter

    Cleaning Habits to Help Keep Your Family Healthy and Safe

    The saying “a clean home is a happy home” has never been more true than it is now. A clean home doesn’t just make your days more ...

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  • luxury bathroom

    Never Throw These 4 Things Down Your Toilet

    Whether you’re trying to get ready quickly in the morning or cleaning your bathroom, everyone’s been tempted at one point or ...

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  • Modern bathroom white subway tile

    How to Retrieve Something You Dropped Down the Drain

    It’s something that’s happened to everyone at one point or another — you go to wash your hands and a ring or earring slips off and ...

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  • modern white bathtub

    3 Things That Improve Your Plumbing's Health

    Plumbing improvements can keep your drains and pipes working for a long time and can reverse aging. It’s important to ensure you ...

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  • white bathroom sink

    Love Your Plumbing: How To Keep It Happy!

    Your home is your castle, and its primary systems should be kept functioning at their highest levels. Your plumbing system may be ...

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    What to Do if You Pour Grease Down the Drain

    Why are we not supposed to pour grease down the sink? To put things plainly, grease goes down your sink as a liquid but hardens ...

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  • family gathering at thanksgiving

    Preparing Your Home for Thanksgiving Guests

    If there’s one thing Thanksgiving is about, it’s family (and maybe food). With the holidays officially underway, you’ll likely ...

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  • Brown water flowing out of a silver sink faucet

    Finding the Source of Rust-Colored Water

    Many people take clean, clear water for granted. From washing clothes and dishes to taking a shower, it’s not until discolored ...

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  • Fruit flies on an orange

    How Do I Get Rid of Fruit Flies in My Kitchen Drain?

    The last thing anyone wants to see in their kitchen is dozens of flies circling their sink drain. But unfortunately, it happens ...

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    Why Your Basement Starts to Smell in the Summer

    There are very few reasons not to absolutely love the summer months. But admittedly, one of them may be the humidity. When ...

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  • Man fixing pipes under a sink

    What is HydroScrub® Jetting and is it Really Worth it?

    A clogged drain can lead to a lot more than just bad water pressure in the shower (though admittedly, that is still pretty bad!). ...

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  • man with clipboard inspecting commercial pipes

    What Kind of Commercial Plumbing Services are Provided?

    Look for the plumbing company that provides a variety of residential and commercial plumbing services focusing mainly on ...

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  • Someone adjusting a water heater

    Should I Insulate My Water Heater?

    If you are a homeowner in Harrisburg or Carlisle , you have probably thought about doing some insulating in the walls and roof of ...

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  • Mr. Rooter Plumber showing a customer a video inspection tablet

    How Video Inspection Helps Your Plumber

    Often times, when someone has trouble with their plumbing, they are unaware of what it is that is causing the issue. After all, ...

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  • Septic tank lid in the grass

    How to Tell if Your Septic Tank Needs to Be Emptied

    When you think of the plumbing problems you don’t want to deal with, most people turn right towards the septic tank . This is ...

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