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Common Causes For Low Water Pressure In Your Shower

There is nothing worse than stepping into your shower to realize that there is barely any water coming out of the shower head. Showers often develop a low flow rate due to various reasons. In this article, some of the most common causes for low water pressure in your shower. Click through to find out more. Read more »

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How Long Does A Water Heater Last?

Have you wondered about how long your water heater should last? If you are like most people, it is not high on your list of priorities. This is especially true when you rent the house that you live in. Regardless of whether you own own or rent, a water heater's lifespan should be very important to you. This is because when you let your water heater get far past its lifespan, it can leak and create water damage among other issues. There are some general guidelines to follow when it comes to determining when you should replace the water heater. In this article, we will discuss these general guidelines. Click through to read more on this topic. Read more »

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Top Reasons To Replace Your Bathtub With A Shower

Not all bathrooms can accommodate bathtubs. You may be too busy to take baths all the time, and your existing tub can turn into just another fixture that makes an already cramped bathroom feel even smaller. In this article, we will cover some ideas that are good to think about before you go ahead with a bathtub replacement. If you do indeed believe that you want to get rid of the bathtub and replace it, then Robinson Plumbing offers affordable and skilled plumbing services for your bathtub replacement. Here's how you know that it's time to swap that bathtub with a shower. Click here to read more. Read more »

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How To Prepare Your Plumbing For Vacation

When you are preparing to head off for vacation, take some time to prepare your plumbing for the trip. This helps ensure that when you come back, you do not encounter any plumbing problems. Issues with your plumbing occurs when your system is out of use. In this article, you will find a few tips that will help you prepare properly. Click through to learn more. Read more »

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Combat Pests By Controlling Water Around Your Home

Water is essential for life. We need to get enough of it every day for our well-being while at the same time preventing it from falling into misuse. After all, we are not the only ones that are dependent on the liquid. Pests need them to survive as well. A moist environment is exactly what they need to thrive. Learn how to prevent pests and how water leaks with your plumbing system can affect this. Click through to read more on this topic. Read more »

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Common Water Pressure Issues In Two Story Homes

If you have noticed that the water pressure in your home seems to be lower than it should be, this can be a frustrating experience. Many homeowners detect that the water pressure on their second floor seems to be a lot lower than the water pressure on their first floor. There are ways to troubleshoot plumbing issues like these. In this article, we will discuss some of the common water pressure issues in two story homes and the possible solutions to these problems. Click through to learn more on this topic. Read more »

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Top Water Conservation Tips For Summer

During the summer, the amount of water consumed by most households increases considerably, with the main reason being lawn irrigation. That said, the average homeowner doesn't think too much about their water bill, unless they have a large lawn. But the amount of water you consume doesn't solely affect your utility bill. Excessive consumption will end up straining your local supply as well. Fortunately, all it takes to make your home more efficient is just a few simple tips. Click through to read more on the best ways to conserve water during the summer season. Read more »

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What Causes Faucet Leaks?

Water leaks in the faucet and toilet can be incredibly costly. Furthermore, the noise made by dripping water can be annoying, and may reduce home comfort. It is estimated that water leaks account for over 10% of domestic water consumption. This translates to around 10,000 gallons of wasted water in the average home. This water can fill up a medium-sized swimming pool to the brim, just to show you how much water you may be losing every year. These leaks are preventable, so homeowners should take steps to plug all leaks in their plumbing systems. A great place to start is fixing faucet leaks. Before you consider any remedies for these problems, you should first find out what the main causes of the leaks are. Click through to learn more about leaking faucets. Read more »

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Top Water Conservation Myths

As most people around the world come to understand the effects of global warming, many have forgotten that there is an impending water shortage crisis. Many parts of the world, including California, have experienced severe drought as a result of global warming. This has forced people to start minimizing the amount of water they use on a daily basis. Many charities, governments and local authorities have spearheaded water conservation efforts. While these efforts are commendable, they do not produce significant results. This is due to the myths on the internet as well as offline by some people. In this article, we will discuss some top water conservation myths and the truth about them. Click through to read more. Read more »

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The Pros And Cons Of Tankless Water Heaters

The Department of Energy (DOE) says that water heating expenses account for anything between 14% and 18% of the average energy bill. Fortunately, you can cut your water heating costs significantly. You can do this by replacing your traditional storage tank water heater with a more energy efficient tankless (on demand) water heater. In fact, you should do so because water heating costs are typically the second highest utility costs for a typical American household. This article shares a detailed look at the pros and cons of tankless water heaters. Click through to read more on this subject. Read more »