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  • Easy Ways to Re-Light a Home Water Heater Pilot Light

    When you walk into the shower, you know the water will get nice and hot within a few seconds. If a freezing blast greets you instead, you know something’s amiss. The typical offender behind this uncomfortable, cold surprise is a water heater pilot light that’s gone out. Don’t... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • How to Get an Apprenticeship and Avoid Student Loan Debt

    Student loan debt across the nation has been a growing concern for a long time. Today’s total student debt is more than $1.7 trillion, with the average college graduate owing $20,000 to $25,000. If you’re considering your academic journey or counseling someone who is, it’s important to weigh... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • 7 Common Causes of No Hot Water

    If you’re reading this, it’s likely because you just had a breathtakingly cold shower or turned on the faucet and there wasn’t any hot water. It’s a frustrating state of affairs, but don’t fret. Learning the most frequent things that leave you with no hot water is the first step... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Do I Really Need a Water Softener or Is an Inline Filter Sufficient?

    You need clean water for daily tasks like cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene. Many the U.S. homeowners consider the question of which is best—a water filter or a water softener? Explore the important differences between inline water filters and whole-house water softeners, the advantages... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe to Use?

    Unblocking a plugged drain can be unpleasant work, so many homeowners resort to chemical drain cleaners to wash away the crud. Bottles of these products are often found in cleaning closets, but are they completely safe? Dive into the world of chemical drain cleaners, see how they actually clear... Continue reading

    Drain Cleaning
  • Why Is My Toilet Leaking at the Base?

    Do you notice water pooling near the toilet? Don’t ignore this problem. Left unaddressed, your toilet will continue leaking slowly with each flush, allowing dirty water to pool on the bathroom floor and potentially causing potentially dangerous mold damage and rot in the subfloor. A toilet... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is There No Water in My Toilet Tank? 

    Did you just try to flush your toilet, and nothing happened? Glance into the tank, and you may see no water inside. Before you stress, rest easy that fixing this issue is usually easy to accomplish. If you can’t do it yourself, you can always schedule toilet repair with an experienced plumber.... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is My Toilet Slow to Fill?

    Is your toilet tank filling more slowly than usual? This is a common toilet issue with several possible causes. Luckily, none of them are major concerns or expensive to deal with. Follow this guide to get your slow toilet working properly again.  How to Address a Slow-Filling... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Do Plumbers Need a License in Most States?

    Plumbing is a crucial part of your day-to-day life. When you trust a plumber to clean your drains, service your water heater or install a water softener, you’d like the assurance of a job well done. While reading reviews and considering the company’s reputation can help, the first... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • 8 Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners 

    Are you happy to be a new homeowner? Well done! It’s a relief to own your home and not have to deal with a landlord. Still, homeownership includes plenty of new responsibilities. For example, you are now accountable for keeping any pipes and plumbing fixtures in good condition.  The last... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Are There Fruit Flies in My Kitchen Sink Drain?

    Has this ever happened to you? You’re washing a dish in the kitchen sink and notice a small creature buzz up out of the drain. Is that a gnat? Then you notice more of them zooming around your kitchen. These irritating little guys are actually fruit flies. And if you’re wondering how they got... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • 5 Tips to Prep Your Homes Plumbing for Maximum Summer Fun

    Summer is around the corner, and that means barbecues, graduation parties, Fourth of July entertainment and other outdoor events are likely part of your seasonal schedule. But before you wrap up that summer calendar, you’ll want to make sure your plumbing system is prepared for higher use. A... Continue reading

    Plumbing
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