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Using Sump Pumps to Protect Against Flooding

What is a Sump Pump? Flooding is one of the most devastating things that can happen to a home. When homes flood, walls can get ruined, floors can buckle, and major renovations are needed. Homes can flood for various reasons, including a failure in the plumbing system or a weather event. Regardless of the cause,

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Benefits of Plumbing Maintenance Visits

Maintenance Keeps Plumbing Running Efficiently  Scheduling regular maintenance checks with a qualified plumber is the best way to improve the lifespan of a home plumbing system. Regular maintenance keeps the plumbing system running smoothly and safely all year long. Maintenance includes cleaning the plumbing system, repairing broken parts, and replacing outdated components.  During regular maintenance

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April Flowers Bring May…Plumbing Problems

Plants Can Wreak Havoc on the Home’s Underground Pipes  Springtime can spell disaster for homes’ plumbing systems. That’s because tree roots can grow inside the home’s underground pipes. If untreated, this can cause leaks, poor water pressure, and clogs.  Knowing how new plant growth can affect the home’s plumbing system is just the first step

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Time To Break Up with That Old Water Heater

When Is It Time To Replace the Water Heater? According to the U.S. Department of Energy, most water heaters last from 10 to 25 years. However, even the best, state-of-the-art water heater won’t last forever. There comes a time to say goodbye. When a water heater consistently delivers cold (or lukewarm) water or leaks, this

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