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When Is the City Responsible for Sewer Line Issues?

Posted on June 18th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

When you have issues with your sewer plumbing, it is essential to understand who is responsible for fixing the sewer line. In some cases, your city may be responsible for making the repairs. In other cases, it is your responsibility to call a plumber and have it fixed. When Is the City Responsible? To determine […]

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How to Find a Good Plumber for Your New Construction

Posted on June 15th, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

When you are getting ready to build your new home, apartment community, or subdivision, it is essential that you find a good new construction plumber to take care of all your plumbing needs. It might be tempting to simply hire a general contractor and let them handle hiring other contractors required for your project, such […]

Toilet Buying Tips: Choosing the Perfect Toilet for Your Bathroom

Posted on May 18th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

The toilet in your bathroom is designed to last a long time with the proper maintenance and care. However, there can be many reasons why you would want to buy a new toilet. For example, you may be renovating your bathroom or want to get a new low-flow toilet to conserve water. To help you […]

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15 Instances You Should Call an Emergency Plumber

Posted on April 25th, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

Plumbing emergencies often occur when we least likely expect it. You might be woken up in the middle of the night to the sound of running water because a water pipe burst. You could flush your toilet only to have it overflow from a major clog. What Is Considered a Plumbing Emergency? A plumbing emergency […]

How to Prevent Clogged Bathtub Drains

Posted on April 20th, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

Bathtub drain clogs are preventable by giving your bathtub drains some attention. Luckily, the amount of attention you need to give them does not require much additional work on your part. However, before you can take preventative measures, you need to understand what causes clogged bathtub drains. Why Is My Bathtub Clogged? Bathtub drain clogs […]

Are Noisy Pipes in a House Normal?

Posted on March 24th, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

When you hear strange sounds coming from your plumbing, it is easy to understand you have concerns about whether noisy pipes are normal. For starters, noisy pipes in a house can be a common occurrence as the home ages. However, certain sounds often indicate a plumbing problem that needs to be addressed before it creates […]

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Common Plumbing Issues in Old Houses

Posted on March 8th, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

When you are purchasing a dated property or already living in one, you need to know how to check the plumbing in an old house. Plumbing fixtures, water supply lines, drain lines, and sewer lines can develop problems simply due to their age. In addition, the materials used 30+ years ago often no longer satisfy […]

Why Is My Toilet Gurgling?

Posted on March 1st, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

Do you notice gurgling sounds when you flush your toilet? Maybe you notice these sounds coming from your toilet when running water elsewhere in the home, like when doing a load of laundry or washing dishes. Causes for a Gurgling Toilet Toilets can gurgle or bubble when there is negative air pressure in the drain […]

How to Test Your Sump Pump

Posted on February 24th, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

Many homes in Texas have residential sump pumps in the basement or crawl space under the house. This essential piece of plumbing equipment should be tested twice a year, usually in the spring and again in the fall. Regular testing and maintenance can help prevent sump pump problems and identify issues that need sump pump […]

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How to Keep Pipes from Freezing Without Power

Posted on January 25th, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

Power outages can occur during major winter storms in Texas, where temperatures dip below freezing. When you lose power to your home, indoor temperatures will gradually drop. If the power remains off for an extended period, your house could get cold enough that your pipes freeze. Frozen plumbing pipes can create bigger problems besides not […]


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