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Mar 9, 2016

Caring for your plumbing is a joint effort between you and your Longview plumber. While it’s always best to leave significant plumbing tasks and troubleshooting to your professional plumber, there are also a few simple home plumbing tricks that can help you manage small issues on your own. From...Read more

Mar 9, 2016

Regardless of the type of water heater you have installed in your home, you will eventually need to replace it. The average water heater can be expected to last between 10-20 years before it may begin to suffer in efficiency or function in a way that requires replacement. When it’s time to...Read more

Dec 8, 2015

A septic tank provides a wastewater treatment alternative if your home is not located in an area with access to a municipal sewer system. Instead of funneling your home’s wastewater down a sewer line and into the sewer, a septic tank treats wastewater right on your property, removing debris and...Read more

Nov 17, 2015

Leaks are one of the most common plumbing problems you’re likely to encounter as a homeowner; even a single small leak can cause extensive damage and waste many gallons of water over time if it is not addressed quickly. Not all leaks occur or affect your plumbing system in the same way—there are...Read more

Oct 9, 2015

When you picture your plumbing system, you likely envision supply pipes and drainpipes, as well as fixtures and appliances. However, you may not realize that all plumbing systems also include vents, which promote proper drainage and prevent sewage gases from entering your home and affecting your...Read more

Sep 17, 2015

Last month, our blog took a look at how age affects the performance of your plumbing. If any part of your plumbing is nearing the end of its functional lifetime, your Longview plumber can help you evaluate your needs and develop a plan to update it....Read more

Aug 3, 2015

Most homes have their original plumbing systems. While plumbing pipes are designed to last for decades, those decades of use can slowly take their toll on your plumbing, causing an increasing number of problems over time. If your home has an aging plumbing system, you may be aware of the...Read more

Jul 28, 2015

For many homeowners, the water softener is a strange, seemingly-innocuous appliance that sits in a basement or garage. This simple device reduces the mineral content in incoming water, protecting your plumbing from scale buildup and improving the taste and feel of your water. However, your water...Read more

Jun 16, 2015

Take a look at your toolbox. You probably have a hammer and nails, a screwdriver set, measuring tape, and other basic tools at the ready for home repairs. But what about tools for plumbing problems? With just a few items from the hardware store, you’ll be equipped to handle clogs, leaks, and...Read more

May 20, 2015

Your home’s plumbing is a complex system comprised of pipes, drains, faucets, and appliances. While many simple home plumbing problems can be solved easily, some projects require a professional touch. Recognizing when a plumbing issue is too big for you to handle can prevent undue stress and...Read more

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