Are Your Hose Bibs Ready For Spring?

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A hose bib, also known as your exterior spigots, happen to be one of the most convenient tools that your home provides by leading water anywhere you need it whether it is for washing your car, watering your flowers, or filling the little pool and running the sprinkler for your children. But, did you know that this extremely useful summer … Read More

What Is That Noise?

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We are all used to those funny random noises around our homes, the hum here, the knocking there and typically most of these sounds are completely normal and leave you with nothing to worry about but that is not always the case. Banging water pipes are not a sound we should be accustomed to hearing and if we do there … Read More

Turn Up The Heat!

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Are you getting less hot water then usual? Is your water not staying as hot as you would like it to? Well, it is very common to notice these changes during the winter. There is a simple solution, turn up the heat! During the winter the ground temperature changes and gets a lot colder causing the incoming water temperature to be colder … Read More

Tank To Tankless Water Heaters? We Say YES!

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Tankless water heaters are quickly becoming the “in” thing, and with good reason. Obvious reason number 1, there is no tank but, greater for reason number 2. Water heaters with tanks slowly heat the water and keep it hot for long periods of time unlike the tankless water heater which quickly heats the water as it’s needed. Although there are … Read More

When To Call Your Plumber…Immediately

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Winter is not quite upon us yet, but it is getting very close and this is the time of year where you will tend to notice most of your plumbing problems. What not to do…. ignore them. The longer you decide to wait it out and put them off the higher your repair bill could be. If you notice these … Read More

Some Like It Hot

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Only some like it hot? Let’s be honest with ourselves, we ALL rely on hot water.   Our water heaters get us through every shower and dishwasher run. But even though our plumbing technology has improved 10-fold in the past 100 years, even the best units aren’t made to last forever. We must all prepare for water heater failure, or prepare to … Read More

A Plumber’s Dictionary

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We get a lot of interesting looks when we use some of our “official language” on the job. Plumbing vocabulary is its own strange, but helpful dictionary. So we’ve picked some of our favorite odd and funny terms and defined them to help clear the air (and the drain) a bit. Backflow: A backflow device is used to protect Water Supplies … Read More

Things You Should Not Flush

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We get it, sometimes the toilet is an easy place for disposal. Just drop it in and say goodbye! However, a lot of people do not realize how damaging flushing certain things can be to their plumbing or septic systems and to the environment. If you’re not sure what kinds of things we are talking about, check out this list … Read More

A Look in the Toolbox

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Plumbers help fix your waterworks for the long haul, but the equipment they bring to the site can also be a long haul. A plumber’s toolbox is filled with many tools that can help flush out the problems in your system. But seeing the kit unloaded in your home can be overwhelming. Just what exactly is that awkward-looking metal piece? … Read More

Greener Grass on Your Side

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Summer is here!! For many homeowners, that means green grass and blooming flowers. But it could mean the dreaded brown lawn syndrome takes over. Maintaining hydration for your landscape is important through the heat of the summer months. Many people opt for an underground sprinkler system to provide water. However, after a break in use for months at a time, … Read More