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When water begins to drain more slowly and all of a sudden, it becomes a pool, you know what that means. A clogged drain is an annoyance to your everyday bathroom use. However, if left unfixed, this small inconvenience can become a big problem for your plumbing.
For minor issues, it’s a great idea to have a few at-home remedies ready to use when needed. As such, here are the best ways to unclog a drain.
For a stubborn clog that won’t go away, its best to let a pro handle it.
Spring fever is raging across the nation, with symptoms including (but not limited to) thorough cleaning, remodeling, and home re-birth. If you’re feeling a bit “feverish” but don’t have a lot of cash to invest, you’re renting, or simply don’t feel confident about a big renovation right now, there are plenty of small things that can be done to refresh your home. The kitchen sink is a great place to start!
There are so many ways to go green with your home, but few present more opportunity than your plumbing. Not only will green plumbing lower utility costs in the long run, but it will certainly make your home and the environment healthier. Needless to say, a home’s plumbing covers a wide range of categories, from the drainage and pipes to the water heater, toilets and sewer main. As such, there are plenty of ways to go green with plumbing.
So you think you have a leak. Maybe it’s obvious, maybe it isn’t. Are you just being paranoid? Let’s try to find out. If you’ve noticed disturbed dust patterns that look suspiciously like a dirty car after the rain has dried, we would agree that there’s been water disturbing that dust at some point. Whether the water was from an open window during the rain, a leaky supply line, or a kid with a spray bottle… well, that’s harder to tell.
We all know it. The horrible feeling after we flush where we see the water rise instead of fall. The panic. Especially if this happens to us while visiting someone else’s home. The awkwardness that follows. It’s a situation some of us have nightmares about. Well, we’ve got some tips to help you and your guests be spared of the embarrassment of a clogged toilet.
It’s a fact of life that plumbing emergencies will happen in the middle of the night, on weekends and holidays, and when you have a house full of company. We recently had a situation where we had to make a decision about waiting until the next day to call the plumber Abington homeowners use or bite the bullet and request an emergency house call. We were glad we made the decision we did, and have learned there are occasions when calling a plumber is necessary, no matter what time it is.
The upkeep of the place where you’re living is essential, regardless of whether you rent or own. A working home doesn’t come easy; there are conscious steps you must take so that everything is in tip-top shape. Sure, it’s easy to call the cable guy if your television isn’t working or a professional to replace your roof shingles. Oftentimes, these are problems that you cannot fix yourself.
With the average cost of a home in the hundreds of thousands, plumbing problems can cost a pretty penny when not looked after soon enough.
Knowing what the common plumbing problems homes face are can help you keep them at bay by preventative maintenance.
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The New Year is a positive time – we’re inspired with hope by the idea of a fresh start and what the year may bring. So many of us resolve to save money or get our bodies in shape – but what about also getting your plumbing in shape this year? We’ve come up with…