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Maintaining Sewer Lines

We all know April showers bring May flowers.  But, if you are not careful, they can also bring flooded basements and yards caused by backed up sewer lines, causing major expense, inconvenience and perhaps even health issues. There are several methods available for opening and maintaining sewer lines (as well as drain lines in the […]

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How to Clean a Faucet

A good plumber (like us) can make sure water flows from your faucet, and we can make sure it goes down the drain without clogging or leaking. With your faucets working, you will want them to look nice.  Faucets collect grime.  Additionally, a dull faucet will appear dirty even if it is sanitized.  This also […]

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Whole House Plumbing Inspections

We know you are smart enough to have your heating and cooling systems checked every year.  But do you have your plumbing checked?  An annual plumbing inspection can identify small problems before they become large problems, and can save you money and a lot of mess and inconvenience.  You don’t want that small leak to […]

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Preventing Electric Shock

We’ve all received the occasional electric shock.  We certainly do not enjoy that unexpected jolt, but it is usually harmless.  Still, more than 30,000 non-fatal shock accidents happen every year, and a few hundred people will actually die. But electric shock can be relatively easy to avoid.  Here are a few tips. Cover sockets and […]

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What You Need for DIY Electrical Projects

We really advise against people doing electrical work themselves.  Do it wrong and you can short out your entire house, start a fire, injure yourself, or worse.  But if you are determined to do it yourself, here are some things you will need. Safety glasses to protect your eyes. Linesmen’s pliers to cut, grip, twist […]

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Hiring a Plumber

When you are shopping for something you don’t know a lot about, from buying a car to selecting a plumber or other contractor, you have to trust that whoever you are hiring knows what they are doing and aren’t trying to rip you off.  When you hire a service company for plumbing (as well as […]

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How Long Do Things Last?

We are frequently asked how long things last.  Here are some general guidelines.  Of course, how long things last is a function of the initial quality of the item purchased, how often the unit or system is operated, how well you maintain the item, and most importantly, the quality of the installation. Heating and Cooling […]

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Plumbing Resolutions for the New Year

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: January 4, 2017

What are your resolutions for the new year? Losing weight? Exercise? Chances are, taking care of your home’s plumbing did not make the list. But we are going to give you some resolutions anyway. Keep them handy; they may save you money and aggravation. Have a full home plumbing inspection. You never know what a […]

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Heating and Cooling Resolutions for the New Year

Last time we shared some plumbing resolutions for the New Year.  Now let’s share some heating and cooling resolutions. Replace your air filters monthly (4” thick filters are changed twice a year).  Dirty air filters can cause your system to break down. Have your system maintained twice – once before summer for air conditioning and […]

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Gas Pipes

  • Categories: Plumbing
  • Date: December 12, 2016

Most people do not know it, but plumbers install and repair gas piping.  Gas piping can be very beneficial.  Consider these examples: Using a natural gas line to barbecue is much more convenient that lugging around and constantly replacing propane tanks.  Plus you don’t run the risk of the tank running out of gas while […]

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Maintaining Sewer Lines

March 24, 2017

We all know April showers bring May flowers.  But, if you are not careful, they can also bring flooded basements and yards caused by backed up s Read more…

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