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How To Clear A Clogged Bathroom Sink Drain

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Bathroom sinks drains really take a beating when it comes to clogging materials that go down the drain. Hair, soap, and toothpaste can form a clog on their own, but the addition of toothpaste caps, disposable razor covers, and other items that fall into the sink can create an impassible clog. The drain may be slowed or stopped at various points on its way to the main line, so it's best to start at the sink and work your way downward to assess and correct the problem.

8 March 2018

2 Reasons To Replace Your Old Water Heater

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Replacing your old water heater may just be one of the best things you can do for your property as it can help you in a variety of ways. Here are two reasons to replace your old water heater. Newer Models Are Much More Energy Efficient A major reason to replace your old water heater is that newer models are much more energy efficient. In many cases, you may find that a newer model is able to provide you with just as much hot water, if not more, than your older one without costing you as much money every month on your utility bills.

12 February 2018

How To Keep Your Plumbing System In The Best Possible Shape

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When it comes to your plumbing system, prevention is definitely the name of the game. Nothing can mess up your schedule like a major plumbing problem, especially if it prevents you from using your sinks or toilet. The best course of action is to establish good habits so that you won't have to deal with a plumbing emergency. Read through the information below and see which activities you can start incorporating into your routine.

17 January 2018

The Wide World Of Porta Potties For Work And Play

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When one thinks of porta potties, the image of simple toilets enclosed in plastic booths comes to mind. While these simple structures are invaluable in providing basic bathroom needs, there are various enhancements available that can greatly improve the experience and meet very important requirements for specific locations and events. Choosing a Porta Potty for Construction Sites Basic porta potties with only a toilet are a must for most construction sites.

17 December 2017

Plumbing Upgrades To Consider For Your Home

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If you are currently making major renovations to your property, it can be easy to overlook the plumbing system when you are choosing upgrades to make. However, your home's plumbing may greatly benefit from your investment in a handful of upgrades to it. A New Water Heater A water heater is an appliance that is essential but one that you may rarely think about. When you are looking to undertake a major renovation project, upgrading to a tankless water heater may allow you to eliminate instances of running out of hot water while also reducing the energy required to keep your home supplied with hot water.

11 September 2017

3 Tips To Prevent Grease-Related Sink Clogs In Your Commercial Kitchen

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Grease-related sink clogs can be a big issue for many commercial kitchens. If you're a restaurant owner, you should know that following these tips can help you prevent these clogs and all of the problems that can go along with them. 1. Encourage Employees to Scrape Plates If your employees aren't doing a good job of scraping plates before they go into the dishwater to be cleaned, then there is going to be an increased chance of your restaurant experiencing sink clogs.

5 August 2017

Troubleshooting Tips For Common Garbage Disposal Problems

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While garbage disposals can be a real convenience in the kitchen, they can also prove to be a nuisance when they aren't working right. Unfortunately, many homeowners lack the understanding of the system enough to determine the source of the problem. Before you resolve to calling a local plumber, there are a few things you can check on your own. Here's a look at some common issues that you might encounter with your disposal.

29 July 2017

3 Signs You Should Sign Up For A Service Contract With A Local HVAC Company

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Your HVAC technician might have asked you if you were interested in signing up for a service contract, but you may not be sure if it's a good idea or not. These are a few signs that it might be something for you to think about: 1. Your Unit is Under Warranty It might not seem as if you're going to need to pay for a service contract when your unit is under warranty.

26 July 2017

Heating Your Water With Sunshine

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If you've already added solar panels to your roof to produce electricity for your home, or simply want to try a more socially responsible method of providing hot water for your home, you should check into installing a solar powered hot water heating system. If you've ever used a garden hose that's been sitting in the sun for awhile, you'll realize the potential of solar power for heating water. There are different types of solar water heaters, and your choice will often depend upon the climate in your area, along with various other factors.

17 July 2017

3 Tips to Effectively Heat Your Home

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Even when you are in the middle of a summer heat wave, it is never too early to start thinking about effectively heating your home in the colder months. One of the major benefits of starting early is you can beat the crowd if you need upgrades or repairs to your system or home to stay comfortable. Be Mindful of Air Vents Air vents are imperative for circulating heat throughout your home and they can easily become clogged or blocked.

17 July 2017