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How to Install and Care for Exterior Connections for a Pool or Hot Tub

Posted on 17 May 2022
How to Install and Care for Exterior Connections for a Pool or Hot Tub
Are you getting ready to introduce the comfort and relaxation of a hot tub into your life? Installing a hot tub at home can be a big undertaking. While some hot tubs are “plug and play” models that don’t require much in the way of plumbing, others are a bit more complicated. Whether you’ve built a hot tub yourself or you want to enjoy the ease and convenience that comes with linking your hot tub up to your home’s plumbing, here are the steps you should take. Col...
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5 Benefits of Installing a Water Softener

Posted on 5 April 2022
5 Benefits of Installing a Water Softener
Living with hard water is a hassle! Not only is hard water hard on your clothes, it also negatively affects your hair and makes it harder for you to clean dishes and fixtures around the house. Softening your water is the only way to get rid of hard water and the headaches that come with it. But, like most plumbing upgrades, it’ll come at a cost. Wondering whether you should invest in a water softener? Here are just five of the benefits you’ll enjoy when you have soft water in you...
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Tank Versus Tankless Hot Water Heaters – How To Decide?

Posted on 15 March 2022
Tank Versus Tankless Hot Water Heaters – How To Decide?
Time for a new water heater? You may be wondering about tankless vs traditional tank heaters and which one is the right one for you. Both have their advantages and disadvantages – it’s all about what’s right for you.  You probably are familiar with that big tank of hot water in your basement, it is always on to keep your tank of 30-60 gallons of water hot and ready. Tankless heaters produce hot water only when you turn on the faucet, start a cycle on the washing machin...
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Removing Rust Stains From Tubs, Toilets & Sinks

Posted on 2 November 2021
Removing Rust Stains From Tubs, Toilets & Sinks
Rust stains are unsightly and can make an otherwise clean sink or tub appear dirty and neglected. Rust stains can be challenging to remove and may become permanent over time. Possible causes include your plumbing system or water supply. Keeping them in check requires regular cleaning with the right types of products. All-purpose bathroom cleaners will not remove rust stains effectively, and chlorine bleach might cause the stains to become permanent. The team from PipeMasters has some &n...
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Is Your Water Pressure Too Low? Here is How to Fix it!

Posted on 28 September 2021
Is Your Water Pressure Too Low? Here is How to Fix it!
Is there anything as disappointing as stepping into what should be a refreshingly hot shower and instead, getting low water pressure that makes it feel like you’re just standing in the rain? Water pressure problems are something many homeowners deal with in varying degrees of severity. Whether your water pressure changes depending on who’s using the plumbing or it’s always low, you deserve better.  If your water pressure is low, there are some simple things you can do ...
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Let's Renovate: Bathroom Tips

Posted on 23 March 2021
Let's Renovate: Bathroom Tips
The second in a two-part series on renovating your home. You've got the contractor all set. Your design is finalized. You're in the final stages of preparation before work finally begins on your new bathroom renovation project, and you're probably feeling excited to see the end result. But before the work begins, it's important to take some final steps to make sure you and your household are prepared for the job. Here are a few simple steps you should take to make sure you...
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