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Adding a Backup Power Supply for Your Home

July 10, 2023
Category: Tips

In today’s modern world, electricity is an essential part of our daily lives. From powering our appliances and electronics to keeping our homes comfortable, uninterrupted electricity is crucial. However, power outages can occur unexpectedly for various reasons, such as severe weather conditions, equipment failure, or grid disruptions. To overcome these challenges and ensure your household […]


Hooking Up a New Washer

February 13, 2023
Category: Tips

Installing a new washing machine can make a big difference in your day-to-day routine. Whether installing a washing machine in your home for the first time, replacing a broken washer, or renovating your laundry room, hooking up a washing machine can be a bit challenging. Even if you have an instruction manual, it can contain […]


True Tales of Avoidable Home Plumbing Problems

January 2, 2023
Category: Tips

When you own a home, it sometimes seems like the need for maintenance is never-ending. Ensuring each component of your home is working as intended requires keen, regular observation of how everything functions. This is especially true for plumbing systems. When working properly, a home’s plumbing system can be easily overlooked, but if certain issues […]


5 Avoidable Plumbing Problems

November 16, 2022
Category: Tips

Nobody ever wants something to go wrong with the plumbing in their home or business. Alas, even the most well maintained plumbing systems will likely experience an issue from time to time. Having said that, there are a number of plumbing problems that can easily be avoided. We wanted to talk about five different plumbing […]


What is a Main Water Line and How Does it Impact My Plumbing?

August 6, 2022
Category: Tips

As a homeowner, it’s important that you understand the basics of how plumbing water supply lines work. That’s because your home’s main water line is responsible for bringing fresh water into your home. Mastering the basic understanding of how it works will help you detect any problems and deal with emergencies related to plumbing water […]


What to Do If There’s No Water Pressure

March 16, 2022
Category: Residential Plumbing, Tips

There are many possible reasons why your home suddenly has no water. This is not only inconvenient but left unchecked, it can lead to an unhealthy home environment. But before you call an emergency plumber, there are a few things you can check first. Here’s what to do if there’s no water pressure in your […]


Getting Plumbing Repairs Done Right the First Time

January 14, 2022
Category: Tips, Uncategorized

Have you ever attempted to unclog a drain or repair a leaky faucet? These repairs are often more complicated than they initially seem. While it may be tempting to address your plumbing issue on your own, this can create serious problems and a much bigger bill. Hire a licensed plumber to get repairs done right […]


When DIY Plumbing Can Create Big Plumbing Issues

January 3, 2022
Category: Tips

We’re all looking for ways to save money. One way people choose to save money is by doing their own plumbing repairs. While the average person can get away with a few DIY plumbing repairs, there are instances when it’s best left up to a professional plumber. Corroded Pipes Your home’s pipes may be out […]


Signs You Should Update Your Water Treatment System

September 30, 2021
Category: Tips

  More than four out of ten American homes use water treatment units. These units can last for years, and technology advancements allow these systems to best address changes in water quality, provide more efficiency, and are cost-effective. Although these high-tech water treatment units can last for years, eventually, they will need to be replaced. […]


5 Things That Should Never be Flushed Down the Toilet

August 23, 2021
Category: Tips

Most people believe that once you flush something down the toilet, the item is out of sight, out of mind. But, if you flush certain things down the toilet, it can cause damage that you’ll have to deal with later. The truth is that toilet pipes are delicate and can’t handle certain items. If you […]


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