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BUSTED: DIY Drain Cleaning Myths

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Mon, Nov 26, 2018 @ 10:54 AM

bigstock-Kitchen-drain-clogging-up-with-213533257Keeping a drain clean shouldn’t feel like a major chore. You would be hard-pressed to find a homeowner, or even a renter for that matter, that hasn't dealt with a clogged, stinking or otherwise problematic drain. There are probably a lot of drain cleaning concepts you're familiar with that are actually myths muddying up the waters too.

Use this guide to separate drain cleaning myths from actual fact. Doing so can help you keep your drains at home in tip-top shape all year long.

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Tags: Plumbing resolutions, clogged toilet, myths, plumbing facts, plumbing myths

Does Water Conservation Really Matter? Yes, and Here Is Why.

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Thu, Sep 27, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

bigstock-Running-Tap-Water-1324014Most of us consider water as a mainstay of daily life that's readily available. Everyday tasks like showering, doing the laundry, washing dishes, and brushing our teeth would not be possible without water. Although many of us take having enough water for granted, water is actually a limited resource that is not available to many people in less fortunate places.

Only one percent of the earth's water supply is available for human use. The remaining water is salt water that makes up our oceans or frozen ice caps in remote arctic areas of the world. Without water, many people and important industries like farming, mining, and fishing would suffer. Clean water is not as accessible as most people think, so water conservation really does matter.

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Tags: Shut off water valve, Broken Pipe, plumbing facts, Water

Answers to Your 5 Most Common Plumbing Questions

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 10:45 AM

 

Maintaining the plumbing in your home is important tbigstock-Close-up-Of-A-Male-Plumber-Fix-226841344-1o preventing water damage and keeping your water bills in check. But when the same things keep happening over and over again, or your water bill suddenly spikes up without an obvious reason, it can be a little confusing. So, it’s only normal you would be looking for answers. Here are five of the most common plumbing questions that homeowners have about the plumbing in their homes.

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Tags: kitchen plumbing, piping, plumbing facts, water heater, Clogged Drains, garbage disposal, water bill

Uncover the Reason for Low Water Pressure in Your Home

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Mar 23, 2018 @ 02:49 PM

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Whether it has slowly built up over time or suddenly happens, low water pressure is a sign that something is not quite right with the plumbing in your home. Some pressure issues can be easily resolved without the need of a plumber, while a sudden drop in water pressure might require immediate assistance.

 

 

 

 

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Dispelling 7 Common Plumbing Myths

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 12:47 PM

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Since we use water everyday, it's very important to understand a little more about all the pipes in our homes that carry the water we need for drinking, bathing, and more. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions about plumbing that can cause unnecessary damage. Let’s discuss the most common plumbing myths and dispel them.

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Top 10 things you should know about your plumbing

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:48 AM
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Plumbing Myths Debunked

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 @ 12:46 PM

bigstock  facts And myths On Balance 48526403 resized 600One of the most important facets to your home is plumbing, because it provides water for laundry, showers, cleaning and much more. Your plumbing also aids in pumping clean water in and dirty water out, so it is extremely important to build your plumbing knowledge. Many have heard facts jumbled with myths when it comes to the complexity of plumbing, so it is very crucial to separate the truth from fiction. Some of the most common plumbing myths that have been debunked are listed below.

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What's the Difference Between Hard Water & Soft Water?

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Tue, Oct 14, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

bigstock Water Softener 48735020 resized 600The water that comes out of your taps may be causing bad hair days at best and serious clogs in your pipes at worst. Nearly 85 percent of the tap water in the U.S. is hard water, which means it has high amounts of calcium and magnesium from coming into contact with rocks and soil. By comparison, soft water contains very few or no elements and either occurs naturally or is rendered soft through treatment.

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Tags: soft water, hard water, plumbing facts

Plumbing Facts That'll Blow Your Mind

Posted by Bill Fenwick on Fri, Jun 13, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

plumbingfactsEveryone pretty much takes plumbing for granted. For most of us, it's just a fact of life. It's so common that we don't even think about it anymore. But before you get too comfortable about your ideas and knowledge of plumbing, here are some statistics that'll blow your mind.

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