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House Plumbing Problems and Solutions

House Plumbing Problems and Solutions

Most homeowners are no stranger to common house plumbing problems. While a professional opinion is never a bad thing, not wanting to call a plumber for every little issue is understandable. Your plumbing is a big part of how comfortable your home feels. Small problems like leaky faucets and clogged drains can turn into big...

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Is Plastic Plumbing Pipes the Right Option?

Is Plastic Plumbing Pipes the Right Option?

The days of lead pipe are, luckily, a thing of the past. Over the past several years, a number of alternatives, such as copper, bronze, and iron have filled the role that lead once played in home plumbing. However, one option is starting to look like the clear winner over other materials for home use...

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History of Plumbing Systems

History of Plumbing Systems

Plumbing is an invention is painfully under-appreciated. It’s hardly given notice in day-to-day life (except when the toilet plugs up or a pipe leaks). Yet it is the primary method through which modern households get their water and maintain homes free from sewage. Water supply and sanitation has been a concern since the first organized...

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Looking For A Nice Quiet House? Check the Plumbing

Looking For A Nice Quiet House? Check the Plumbing

With all the environmental noise in our high-tech society, it’s little wonder that peace and quiet have become highly priced luxuries. Noise ordinances are regularly sought and passed to control everything from the volume of recreational watercraft to the backfire of car engines. In most neighborhoods, residents are restricted from making noise or playing stereos...

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Green Plumbing Tips

Green Plumbing Tips

There are so many ways to go green with your home, but few present more opportunity than your plumbing. Not only will green plumbing lower utility costs in the long run, but it will certainly make your home and the environment healthier. Needless to say, a home’s plumbing covers a wide ranger or categories, from...

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What Causes Noisy Water Pipes?

What Causes Noisy Water Pipes?

Kids may be loud, but your water pipes should never be noisy. Unfortunately, certain noisy water pipes make noises due to clogs, weather and a myriad of other factors. See what’s causing your noisy pipes and then, contact a local plumber to make your house quite. Noisy Water Pipes Are Typically Caused By… Water Hammer...

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Why Is My Home Water Pressure So Low

Why Is My Home Water Pressure So Low

Low water pressure can mess up a lot of things in the house: a good shower, dishwasher work, cleaning dishes in the sink, getting water from your fridge, and a whole other slew of issues. It’s important to figure out what’s causing the low water pressure and fix it so you can get back to...

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4 Ways To Tell If Your Pipes Are Worn Out

4 Ways To Tell If Your Pipes Are Worn Out

While it is important to regularly keep an eye on your pipes, it’s even more critical to do so if you’re living in an older home to check if you have worn out pipes. As a plumbing system ages, pipes will generally show indications of problems. If you don’t watch for pipe problems closely, you...

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How to Unclog A Drain

How to Unclog A Drain

When water begins to drain more slowly and all of a sudden, it becomes pool, you know what that means. A clogged drain is an annoyance to your everyday bathroom use. However, if left unfixed, this small inconvenience can become a big problem for your plumbing. For minor issues, it’s a great idea to have...

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How to Find & Hire The Best Local Plumber

How to Find & Hire The Best Local Plumber

Some homeowners do not think about locating a plumber until they have a major water leak or a clogged drain. However, the best time to locate a plumber is long before a plumbing emergency ever occurs. Having contact information for quality home improvement professionals should be the goal of every homeowner. Yet many people are...

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