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Plumbing Leak Detection Tips: Areas of the Home to Check for Water Leaks

Posted on March 2nd, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

To celebrate the EPA’s Tenth Annual Fix a Leak Week, which is March 19 through March 25, 2018, our plumbing leak repair experts want to share leak detection tips you can use around your home to check for water leaks. Start by reviewing your water bills. If you notice your bills are slowly going up […]

Plumbing Problems New Home Buyers Should Look For

Posted on February 28th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

One of the most daunting experiences of one’s life is buying a new home, yet it is also one of the most rewarding. This is a life-changing decision that requires an equally large financial investment, making it easy to feel overwhelmed. It demands careful planning and cautious choices. In the process of choosing where to […]

Rookie Plumbing Mistakes You Should Avoid

Posted on February 20th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

You just bought your first home and notice there are a few plumbing problems that look like they might be simple and easy DIY repairs. However, you quickly discover what you thought was a simple problem quickly turns into a major repair because you took on more than you could handle. Now you are out […]

Emergency Plumbing Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted on January 30th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

From non-stop leaking faucets to a leaking water heater, there are several emergency plumbing tips every homeowner needs to know. These tips let you know what to do to contain the problem and protect your home against water damages. You will need to know the location of your breaker box and where the water main […]

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How Plumbing Leaks Can Attract Rodents and Pests

Posted on January 5th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

Rodents and pests need water to survive much like we do. If you have a water leak in your plumbing lines or a leaky faucet that leaves water in the sink or tub all of the time, you are essentially rolling out a “welcome mat” for all the rodents and pests near your home. To […]

How to Reduce Stress on Your Pipes to Prevent Leaks

Posted on December 30th, 2017 by ChristainSon_Admin

While frozen pipes are not too much of an issue, here in Texas, there are still other plumbing problems that can cause stress on the pipes in your home and lead to unwanted leaks. Leaks can quickly become a major headache for homeowners if they are not detected right away, like a slow leaking toilet […]

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Four Critical Warning Signs of Clogged Vent Lines

Posted on July 7th, 2017 by ChristainSon_Admin

Plumbing is a lot more complicated than most people realize. For example, did you know that your drain lines require ventilation? Chances are that you didn’t. Few people realize that their drain lines also have pipes connected that allow exhaust and sewer gases to escape and air to enter to make sure pressure in the […]

What Not to Flush Down the Toilet

Posted on June 9th, 2017 by ChristainSon_Admin

On the surface, using the toilet in your home seems like a straightforward and simple task, but we all know that toilets are susceptible to clogs and other flushing issues over time. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at what you should avoid flushing to prevent problems.   What’s Okay to Flush (and […]

Tips on How to Avoid Jamming Your Garbage Disposal

Posted on May 31st, 2017 by ChristainSon_Admin

The garbage disposal is an incredibly useful tool that can help get rid of waste and scraps that could cause some unfavorable smells in the kitchen. However, it’s worth mentioning that there’s plenty of foods that could damage or completely destroy your garbage disposal. For example, people tend to assume that garbage disposals utilize “blades” […]

Top DIY Plumbing Tricks and Tips for Every Homeowner

Posted on April 27th, 2017 by ChristainSon_Admin

There’s no doubt common plumbing problems need to be fixed sooner rather than later. Even small leaks can turn into major water damage, and water damage can do more than just leave puddles in an unfinished basement. Thankfully, there are several easy fixes a homeowner can do themselves before they call a 24-hour plumber. The best […]

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