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How to Flush Out Your Hot Water Tank and Why You Should

May 1, 20224483 Views

It is important to flush your hot water tank once a year in order to prevent too much sediment buildup. As sediment accumulates, it causes blockages in your hot water tank that make it function less effectively. Hot water tanks that are flushed out annually are likely to last a few years longer than those […]

Signs You Have a Hidden Leak

Apr 28, 20224365 Views

Lots of plumbing leaks occur in places you can’t see, such as behind walls or under floors. Here’s how you can find them. Mysterious Stains on Your Wall or Ceiling Do you have strange stains appearing on your walls or ceiling? Those could be water stains coming from water behind the walls. If you notice […]

Why Does My Drain Keep Gurgling?

Apr 5, 20224496 Views

Does your drain keep making loud gurgling noises? Don’t worry, it’s probably not haunted, but you likely have a plumbing problem that needs to be addressed! Here are the most common causes of gurgling drains and what to do about it. Damaged P-Trap A P-trap is the curved pipe located underneath your sink. The P-trap […]

Tips to Prevent Low Water Pressure

Mar 22, 20224025 Views

Follow these steps to help prevent low water pressure in your home. Maintain Your Drains If you have a blockage somewhere in your system, your water pressure will often become lowered. The best way to prevent blockages is to take good care of your drains. Be mindful of what you flush or wash down the […]

What to Do in a Plumbing Emergency

Mar 10, 20222319 Views

Got a plumbing emergency? Follow these steps. Shut Off the Water First things first: shut off the water as quickly as you can in a plumbing emergency to prevent excess water leakage and reduce water damage in your home. Make sure that you know where your home’s main water shutoff valve is located and how […]

6 Items You Should Never Put Down the Garbage Disposal

Feb 8, 20222302 Views

Garbage disposal units are convenient for easy kitchen cleanup, but most people regularly put things down there that cause problems with the mechanism. A good general rule to follow with garbage disposal units is to never put large food scraps down them. Garbage disposals are designed to get rid of the small kitchen scraps that […]

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