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Why Hire A Professional Licensed Plumber?

It is only human to be tempted to fix seemingly simple plumbing problems without consulting an expert. Whether the plumbing problems affect the water heating system or the drainage system, certified plumbers are more likely to do a clean and safe job. This is especially true when compared to a practicing DIY homeowner. Licensed professional plumbers possess the knowledge, the skills, the equipment, and the guarantee to a do a perfect plumbing job swiftly. In this article, we will discuss why it is important to leave your plumbing issues for a professional instead of hiring a handyman or amateur. Click through to read more on this subject. Read more »

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Why Is My Water Rusty?

Clean water is an absolute necessity. Those living in the U.S. are lucky that it is so easy to obtain. Our water isn't always perfect either. Sometimes problems can occur. An example would be rust mixing in with the liquid, leading to discoloration and foul smell. In this article, we will discuss a number of things that can trigger an issue like this. Click through to read 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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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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Top Signs That Your Water Heater Needs To Be Replaced

Your water heater is an important appliance that you depend on every day. However, many homeowners are unsure when it is giving signs that it is on its way out. Knowing these signs will allow any homeowner to replace their unit before they have to deal with the headache of going without one. In most cases, water heaters exhibit warning signs long before they fail. This article discusses the top signs that indicate when your water heater needs to be replaced. Click through to read more. Read more »

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Signs That Your Water Heater Needs To Be Replaced

Water heaters usually operate out of sight and out of mind since they are tucked away in locations like the garage or basement. Although your water heater will normally do its job without much fuss, it will certainly announce itself when there's trouble brewing. Depending on the specific problem, there are a number of symptoms that usually indicate something that's seriously wrong. So, how do you know when it's time for a new water heater? Click through to find out what signs to look out for. 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 »

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Why Is My Water Heater Leaking?

According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), homeowner losses related to water damage reached $7,958 billion for the period spanning 2010-2014. These losses usually stem from leakages that are remain unresolved over a considerable period. For this reason, it is wise to contact a professional plumber immediately after noticing that your water heater is leaking. This article will cover issues that could cause water leakage. Click through to read more on this topic. Read more »

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Your Guide to Spring Plumbing Maintenance

Spring is the time of year when many homeowners perform maintenance chores. During the winter, your plumbing system battles freezing weather, flooding or other seasonal hazards. Hopefully your plumbing survived the winter intact. As they say, it is better safe than sorry. Spring is the perfect time for “spring cleaning” for your plumbing. Spending the time and money now, may save your property from water damage. Click through to read more on this topic. Read more »