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Buying a Toilet

In the market for a new toilet? We don’t want to make it complicated for you, but you have lots of options. Here we address them. Toilet types There are several different toilet types. Two-piece toilets are the traditional units with separate tanks and bowls. While less expensive, they do easily accumulate dirt between the […]

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Preparing for Winter Inside Your Home

Winter’s not here yet, but you know it’s coming. Here are some things you can do to prepare outside your home. Wrap the water pipes in your basement or crawl spaces with insulation sleeves to help prevent the pipes from freezing, bursting, and creating a nasty and expensive mess. Place an insulated blanket around your […]

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Becoming a Plumber in Illinois

There are numerous reasons to become a plumber. These include: Job security Good pay The ability to be your own boss You help people Job variety Stimulating work Low cost of entry Social interaction Respect from your customers No more plumbing bills So how does one become a plumber in Illinois? Here is what is […]

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Benefits of Being a Plumber

So it’s career decision time. You’re exploring your options and someone says to you “How about becoming a plumber?” Your response: “Why?” Here are 10 reasons. Job security. Plumbers, like most other trades, are always in demand. Plumbing companies are always looking for good plumbers. And job growth in plumbing is expected to exceed the […]

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Lead Poisoning

Lead is odorless, colorless and tasteless. And it is a killer. It is estimated that more than 400,000 people a year die due to past exposure to lead. Additionally, even small exposure to lead can lead to serious health problems, with younger children being most at risk to lead poisoning, which can severely affect physical […]

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Electric Car “Chargers”

There are more and more electric cars on the road these days. More than 1 million in the United States. And for good reason. They reduce fuel costs, help the environment, and reduce energy dependence. Many electric cars come with 120-volt cables that can plug into a standard wall outlet. But owners typically will want […]

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Tools for DIY Electrical Projects

We generally advise against doing electrical projects yourself. But if you decide you want to tackle one or two, here are a few tools you might want to consider. Non-contact voltage protector. This is a critical tool that can save your life. It senses power without touching wires or terminals. If it detects voltage, it […]

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Whole House Plumbing Inspections

You don’t think about your plumbing system as you subconsciously turn on the faucet or flush a toilet or run the dishwasher. You expect your plumbing system to work. In fact, you need it to work. But like your HVAC system, your plumbing system needs to be maintained. That’s why it is a smart idea […]

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Refrigerants

You may have heard from us or read elsewhere that newer air conditioning units are using a newer refrigerant that is less harmful to the environment. Here is a more detailed explanation. Refrigerants are essential components of an air conditioning system. Refrigerants are the substances – usually fluids – that air conditioners use to transfer […]

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Buying a New Refrigerator

The average life of a refrigerator is 13 years. So if your refrigerator is getting to that age, you might consider replacing it. Even if it is not that old, newer models are so much more energy-efficient that you might want to replace your current unit just for the energy savings. While you should do […]

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The Key Benefits of Professional Drain Cleaning Services

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