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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

Power Went Out And The Well Pump Is Not Working After Power Has Been Restored? 2 Things That Could Be Wrong

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If you have a power outage at your home and have no water once the power is restored, it could be a problem with your well pump. Fortunately, there are things you can check on your own so you can determine if this is the problem. You can then get the help you need so you and your family will have water. Check the Circuit Breaker It could be something as easy as the circuit breaker.

11 July 2017

3 Ways To Keep The Plumbing At Your Place Of Business Flowing Freely

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To keep the pipes at your business free and clear, you will need to put some checks in place that will prevent against plumbing system misuse. You don't want workers flushing paper towels down the toilet or customers disposing of their makeup wipes in the bathroom sink because this will cause a major commercial plumbing system backup. Surprisingly, just giving people instructions how to properly use the plumbing system in your business bathrooms can help to cut down on plumbing clogs.

2 July 2017

Ensure Everyone In Your Large Family Has Their Own Space By Converting The Attic Into A Bedroom

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There are times when the space you have available in your home is simply not enough for your family. As you add more members to your family, the number of bedrooms in the house may no longer suit your family's needs. If you have found that you need more bedrooms in the home, but do not have the budget to have an addition built, consider converting some or all of your attic space into a bedroom.

17 June 2017

3 Common Causes Of Leaky Pipes

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As a homeowner, there is a good chance that you will find yourself dealing with leaky pipes every now and then. This is a situation that a good plumber should be able to handle rather quickly and easily, but you could be wondering what causes leaky pipes to happen in the first place. They can obviously occur for various reasons, but these are some of the most common. 1. Old Pipes

17 June 2017

Understanding Toilet Operation

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Gaining basic knowledge of how your toilet works will give you some control in the event that it stops working properly. In many cases, you can take steps to troubleshoot your toilet on your own, before calling a professional. The typical issues that arise sometimes don't require professional help. Once you have a better understanding of how toilets function, you may be able to save on repair bills by fixing it yourself.

14 June 2017

Three Drain Clearing Mistakes To Avoid

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A blocked drain can be a minor inconvenience if it is a single sink, or a big deal if it's the main drain for the home. If you are like many homeowners, you may decide to attempt to clear the drain yourself. In this case, be aware of the following mistakes so that you can avoid them. #1: Using the wrong snake device A snake is a common way to clear a drain.

7 June 2017

How Switching To A Tankless Water Heater Can Save You Money

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Tankless water heaters are relatively new technology and can have a bit of a startup investment cost. However, in the long run, tankless water heaters can do a lot for your wallet and the environment. A plumbing company like Buchner Bernie Inc can help you choose the perfect water heater for your home. If you're interested in saving money and doing your part to protect the planet, here are three reasons why you should consider a tankless water heater: 

4 June 2017

3 Plumbing Upgrades That Can Improve Your Home

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When it comes to improving the way your home functions, investing in plumbing upgrades can be beneficial. Although these types of upgrades aren't as flashy as a room remodel or a change in decor, they can play a significant role in helping to improve the function of your living space and the overall value of your home. Here are three types of residential plumbing upgrades that you should consider when trying to improve your home in the future.

22 May 2017