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Different Types of Plungers and When to Use Them

Posted on January 24th, 2022 by ChristainSon_Admin

Plungers are a must-have household tool that everyone needs. Plungers help remove clogs when they occur in sinks, toilets, tubs, and showers. However, there are several different types of plungers for specific applications. Therefore, it is essential to understand what kind of plunger to use and when to ensure you can remove the clog. Sink […]

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How to Prepare Your Home for a Texas Winter Freeze

Posted on December 20th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

Many Texans do not think about how to prepare their homes for a freeze until it’s too late. Sadly, they soon forget the cold weather and storm that hit Texas in February of 2021, leaving many homes with frozen water pipes, no power for weeks, and related damages. Instead of waiting for the next Texas […]

What to Do if a Pipe Bursts

Posted on November 24th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

Pipe bursts are not something most homeowners think about because they rarely happen. It is essential to know what to do should you experience a burst pipe and what signs to look for. What Causes a Pipe to Burst? Pipes can burst for a variety of reasons. Some of the more common causes could include: […]

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Home Shopping? Here’s How to Check a Home’s Plumbing Health Before You Buy

Posted on October 26th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

Buying a home involves many steps to get to closing: You have to find a home you like with the features you desire. You have to make an offer on the house. You need to secure financing. Most importantly, though, you need to ensure you perform, or hire professionals, to do various types of inspections. […]

The Top 9 Most Common Texas Plumbing Problems

Posted on October 20th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

Most Texans do not think much about common household plumbing problems until something goes horribly wrong. However, unfortunately, there may already be plumbing problems in the home that are being ignored or have not yet been discovered in some cases. When you do discover plumbing problems in your house, do you attempt a short-term solution […]

What to Do if Your Toilet Overflows

Posted on September 24th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

We have all experienced an overflowing toilet at some point. We flush the toilet, and the toilet water just keeps rising and rising until it is overflowing over the toilet bowl and onto the floor. At this point, panic sets in because all that wastewater is flooding onto the bathroom floor. If we don’t stop […]

At What Temperature Should a Hot Water Heater Be Set?

Posted on September 24th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

You need to make sure your water heater is set at the right temperature. If it is set too high, the hot water could scald your skin. If it is set too low, it can allow the bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease to thrive and grow. What is the ideal water temperature for my home? […]

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10 Signs Tree Roots Are Growing in Pipes

Posted on July 22nd, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

Most homeowners in Texas will have trees on their property to help provide shade, especially on those hot summer days. However, while trees provide shade, they can cause problems with your home’s water and sewer pipes. If you are a property developer or invest in property through resources such as Lincoln Frost, for example, and […]

How to Prevent Water Damage in Your Home

Posted on July 8th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

As a homeowner, it’s important to know how to prevent water damage in your home. Water damage does more than make things wet. Excess moisture on any surface can lead to mold and mildew, and some can be harmful to your health. Water damage can also cost tens of thousands of dollars to fix. Unfortunately […]

How Often Should You Get Your Drains Cleaned Professionally?

Posted on June 21st, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

Do you have drains that seem to drain slower and slower each time you use them? Slowly draining water is a sign a clog is forming somewhere in the drain lines. The clog could form in the “U” trap under the sink, shower, or tub, or it could develop much farther down the line or […]

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