Professional Plumbing Tips

5 Tips to Keep Your Septic System Healthy

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Septic system repair can be expensive and invasive. To avoid this costly hassle, keep your septic system healthy with proactive maintenance. Just a few simple precautions can keep your septic system healthy and running well for years.

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How to Repair Leaky Faucets

leaky bathroom sink faucet

Dripping faucets waste both water and money. If left unrepaired, drips can stain some sink basins, and the sound of a leak can be a constant annoyance. Leaky faucet repair is easy and inexpensive, but you'll need to know a few things before getting started.

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Clogged Drains and the Chemicals That Affect Pipes

stainless steel sink pipe

You get out of your shower in the morning only to realize you are standing in a pool of water from a clogged drain. You get dressed and head out to the store to buy some drain cleaner only to realize there are more brands, sizes, and different chemicals than you can imagine. You pull out your smartphone and see that there are many different home remedies as well, all of which have you pulling things out of your cupboard and performing minor chemistry experiments in your bathroom. While some of these practices are safe for your pipes, some concoctions might actually cause more harm!

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The Best Fuel Type For Your Water Heater

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If you are getting a new water heater to replace your old one, then a world of choice has opened up before you. However, one of the most important choices is what sort of fuel your water heater will use. This will affect the initial upfront price of the water heater as well as the cost you pay over time for fuel. Needless to say, it is pretty important to be informed about your options.

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Why Washers are Important to the Plumbing System

assortment of washers used for plumbing project

Most people don't think much about the types of washers used for plumbing projects. After all, how can something as small as a washer be that important in the grand scheme of things? The truth is, when a washer is forgotten or the wrong type of washer is used in a project, you quickly learn exactly how important that tiny piece of hardware really is.

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