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Why Is Sewage Coming Up Through The Bathtub?

By Newman's Plumbing | December 1, 2022

  When sewage begins backing up into your bathtub, it can be both a nuisance and a health hazard. Not only does this unsanitary situation create a mess that needs to immediately be cleaned up and disposed of, but it also poses potential health risks due to the presence of hazardous bacteria and pathogens that…

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How To Know If Your Pipes Burst And What To Do Next

By Newman's Plumbing | November 15, 2022

  Winter is arriving, and with it comes the risk of frozen and burst pipes. Burst pipes are a huge nuisance as they can cause extensive water damage to your property, and also are a waste of water which adds costs to your bill.    How Do Pipes Burst When They Freeze?    Pipes will…

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Why Is My Toilet Tank Losing Water And How To Fix It?

By Newman's Plumbing | November 1, 2022

  Toilets are one of the biggest users of water in our homes, typically accounting for around 30% of all water usage. This is why any kind of toilet leak can be a real nuisance. Not only does it waste water and add unnecessary costs to your water bill, but constant levels of moisture in…

hot water heater pilot light keeps going out

Hot Water heater Pilot Light Keeps Going Out: How To Fix It

By Newman's Plumbing | October 15, 2022

  A pilot light is the small flame located at the base of a hot water heater that helps to regulate the temperature of the water inside. This flame does not provide much heat on its own, but it serves as an ignition source for the more intense gas burner that actually heats up the…

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7 Plumbing Emergencies That Require Professional Help

By Newman's Plumbing | October 1, 2022

  Plumbing emergencies can be a real pain, both literally and figuratively. A plumbing emergency can strike at any time and usually when you least expect it. When you have a plumbing emergency, it can feel like the whole world is crashing down around you. Your first instinct may be to panic, but it is…

water and sewer line

Signs Your Water And Sewer Line Need Replacing

By Newman's Plumbing | September 15, 2022

A water or sewer line break can cause extensive damage to your home. Many older homes were built with metal pipes, which have a tendency to corrode and break down over time.    As a result, homeowners are often left with the disruptive task of replacing their water and sewer lines. While there are a…

when to call a plumber for a clogged drain

When To Call A Plumber For A Clogged Drain?

By Newman's Plumbing | September 1, 2022

  A clogged drain is a common plumbing problem that can often be fixed with a plunger or Drain-o. However, there are some clogs that are too tough for these DIY remedies.    If you find yourself facing a clogged drain that just won’t budge, it may be time to call a professional plumber. But…

tub to shower conversion ideas

Upgrade Your Bathroom With These Tub To Shower Conversion Ideas

By Newman's Plumbing | August 15, 2022

  When it comes to bathroom remodeling, one of the most popular trends is tub to shower conversions. This typically involves taking out an old tub and replacing it with a new shower. Not only can this give your bathroom a more modern look, but it can also be more functional, since many people prefer…

tankless vs tank water heater

Tankless vs Tank Water Heater: Which Is Better?

By Newman's Plumbing | August 1, 2022

  When it comes to home water heaters, there are two main types: traditional tank heaters and tankless heaters. Both have their pros and cons, and the type that is right for you will depend on your unique needs and preferences.    What Is A Tankless Water Heater?     A tankless water heater is…

how to fix a garbage disposal

How To Fix A Garbage Disposal: DIY Or Call A Plumber?

By Newman's Plumbing | July 15, 2022

  A garbage disposal is a handy kitchen appliance that can make cleanup a breeze. Many homeowners rely on it to reduce food waste. However, if something goes wrong with your garbage disposal, it can quickly become a messy and smelly problem.   Fortunately, there are a few simple steps you can take to troubleshoot…