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An Overview of the Latest Trends in Plumbing

Posted on 3 August 2020
For the most part, plumbing technology stays relatively consistent over long periods of time. But that doesn't mean there aren't industry trends to be aware of! If you're interested in upgrading any of your home's plumbing fixtures or appliances, you might be surprised at just how many options you have available to you. Here's a quick overview of some of the latest plumbing trends in which homeowners are taking interest. Sustainable features Homeowners over the las...
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Green Plumbing Products to Help You Converse Water

Posted on 27 July 2020
As the average homeowner becomes more and more environmentally conscious, people are looking for sustainable plumbing features to implement in their homes that will help them conserve water. You can find a variety of fixtures and products that will provide you with some important benefits and cut your water usage. Here are a few examples of such products you should research. Low-flow showerheads Taking a shower is always going to be more efficient when taking a bath, so long as you do...
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Tools Plumbers Use for Detecting Leaks in Your Plumbing

Posted on 21 July 2020
Leaking pipes and plumbing fixtures are among the most common types of plumbing-related problems you're likely to experience as a homeowner. These leaks don't just potentially cause damage to your home - they also waste water and rack up major expenses on your water bills. When left unchecked, they can result in the formation of mold and mildew, which can cause further damage to building materials in your home and release spores that can cause or exacerbate existing respiratory prob...
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Important Preventative Maintenance Tips To Help You Protect Your Plumbing

Posted on 14 July 2020
One of the keys to keeping all your plumbing fixtures and appliances operating well year after year is to make sure you're engaging in important preventative maintenance tasks. Everything that uses water in your home, including all of your sinks, showers, baths, garbage disposal, refrigerator, washing machine, toilets and water heater, can be maintained to prevent any significant plumbing problems from occurring. By staying on top of preventative maintenance, you'll be able to avoid...
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Must-Have Tools for DIY Plumbing Projects

Posted on 7 July 2020
A clogged drain, leaking pipes, plugged-up toilet; plumbing problems can occur at any time and they can be terribly inconvenient when they do. In general, we recommend you leave the plumbing projects up to the professionals, especially if they're complicated jobs that require a lot of experience and know-how. But there are some DIY plumbing jobs that are feasible for you to take on yourself. If you're going to give it a try, it's important to make sure you have the right tools f...
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Repairs Best Left to Your Plumbing Professional

Posted on 30 June 2020
Many homeowners are reluctant to call professionals out to their property when in need of any kind of repairs, including plumbing. They would rather attempt to make the repair on their own and save money. While it is true that calling a professional plumber out to your property will just about always cost you money. Fact is there are certain types of jobs you should absolutely not take on unless you are sufficiently trained and experienced in them. While you might be able to learn some si...
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The Most Common Outdoor Plumbing Problems And What To Do About Them

Posted on 23 June 2020
With spring having arrived and summer not too far behind, people are about to be spending more time outside. That means more landscaping, more time in the pool, and more other activities that will make use of your outdoor plumbing fixtures. As with indoor plumbing issues, outdoor plumbing issues can, at the very least, cost you a lot of money on your water bills due to wasted water, but they could also result in a lot of damage to your property. Here are a few examples of some of the most...
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What Is A Backflow Preventer & Why You Might Need One?

Posted on 16 June 2020
Backflow prevention systems are available as a means of protecting your clean water supply from contaminated water that could leak back into the system. This contaminated water is what is referred to as the "backflow," which can come from one of two processes: backpressure or backsiphonage. The former is a result of an imbalance in water pressure, in which the downstream pressure is greater than the upstream pressure. This means the plumbing for your home has water inside of it ...
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What You Should Keep in Mind When Designing Plumbing Projects

Posted on 9 June 2020
Working on a home remodel or new construction? It is important you spend the time to properly plan out the design of your plumbing system. Poorly planned plumbing systems are more likely to be inefficient, wasting your money and causing you quite a bit of inconvenience when using fixtures and appliances around the house. It can also be quite expensive to correct these deficiencies after the fact. You'll need to make sure you've considered not just the path that water takes through y...
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What Types of Plumbing Projects Require Permits?

Posted on 2 June 2020
Any time you're going to be getting some plumbing projects done at your home, it's important you take out the proper permits for the job. Homeowners often mistakenly believe permits are only required for major remodels that involve structural changes, but this isn't necessarily true. In some cases, some small plumbing projects you might not think require permits will actually require you to get the proper permission from your local government. And you can always assume larger pl...
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