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28 Tips for Keeping Your 2020 Water Conservation Resolutions

Posted on March 2nd, 2020 by ChristainSon_Admin

If you made water conservation resolutions on New Year’s Day and are struggling to achieve this resolution, you may not be alone. It can be hard to think about all the different ways that you could conserve water at home, at work, and on the go. Even if you already made some strides, you might […]

How to Remedy a Slow-Draining or Clogged Bathtub

Posted on February 24th, 2020 by ChristainSon_Admin

Hair, soap, shampoo, conditioner, and other “stuff” can slowly start to build up in the bathtub drainpipes and even lead to a slow-draining or clogged bathtub drain. While your immediate response might be to reach for an off-the-shelf chemical drain cleaner and clog remover, using these products is never the best solution. For starters, the […]

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The Top 10 Reasons for an Increasing Water Bill

Posted on January 27th, 2020 by ChristainSon_Admin

There can be all sorts of reasons why your water bill increased. Before you panic, it is a good idea to take a look at your historical water usage. You can do this by reviewing your bills for the past 12 to 18 months. Start by looking to see if you used a similar amount […]

Tips from Your 24-Hour Plumber on Protecting Your Home’s Plumbing from Pets

Posted on January 24th, 2020 by ChristainSon_Admin

  Pet owners love their pets, and many treat them like a member of the family. Some cats and dogs will want to get into the shower or tub with you. Some cats also like playing with water as it comes out of the faucet. Both cats and dogs can drink water out of sinks […]

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How to Protect Your Pipes in the Winter

Posted on January 9th, 2020 by ChristainSon_Admin

Winter can be a bad time for your plumbing, especially your pipes. It can cause them to freeze and burst and force you to spend a lot of time and money to get them fixed. Fortunately, there are several ways to protect your pipes in the winter. Protecting your pipes in the winter starts well […]

Flushable Wipes and Bathroom Plumbing: What You Need to Know

Posted on December 24th, 2019 by ChristainSon_Admin

Flushable wipes are all the rage when it comes to freshening up after using the bathroom. Sadly, many people toss these wipes into the toilet and flush them away. Yet, flushable wipes are not as friendly to your bathroom plumbing and sewer lines as you might think. Eventually, the wipes can build up in the […]

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Have a Clogged Drain? Learn How to Unclog It and When to Call a Professional

Posted on December 24th, 2019 by ChristainSon_Admin

Clogged and slow-draining drains can be an annoyance because water is not going down the drain as it should. When it does finally drain away, it leaves soap, hair, toothpaste, and other unwanted grime. Before you pick up the phone and call a professional plumber, there are a few things you can try at home […]

How to Detect Water Leaks Quickly to Avoid Costly Water Damage

Posted on November 24th, 2019 by ChristainSon_Admin

Finding water leaks in kitchen and bathroom plumbing and having them repaired are essential to avoid costly water damage repairs. There are several different leak tests you can perform yourself before tearing out walls or calling your plumber for assistance. Most water leaks will occur either in the kitchen or bathroom. However, depending on the […]

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Plumbing Repair 101: Why Won’t My Washing Machine Work?

Posted on November 13th, 2019 by ChristainSon_Admin

There are all sorts of reasons your washing machine is not working. To determine the culprit and whether your washing machine needs plumbing repair service, you need to be able to do some basic troubleshooting on your own. Doing some of these tests and checks is not that difficult, and most do not require any […]

How to Make Sure Your Drinking Water Is Safe

Posted on October 31st, 2019 by ChristainSon_Admin

One thing many people take for granted in the 21st century is safe drinking water. Unfortunately, as events in cities like Flint have shown, that might not always be the case. However, you can take some steps to make sure your water is safe to drink. The most obvious way to figure out if your […]

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