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Should You Get Your Shower Head Replaced?

May 16, 2019
Category: Tips

Think about all of the time that you spend in the shower. It probably adds up to quite a bit throughout the month. As you shower, have you noticed any odd build-up on your shower head? Have you noticed a lack of water pressure? What about a weird smell? Though these symptoms could be coming […]

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What is Limescale?

May 7, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems

One of the most prevalent substances that builds up in and around plumbing fixtures is limescale. Whether you are familiar with the term or not, you’ve undoubtedly encountered it in your home at one time or another. To best explain how limescale is formed, we must first understand water hardness. Water Hardness Water is considered […]

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Why is My Shower Screaming?

May 3, 2019
Category: Tips

Have you ever turned on your shower, only to hear your pipes squeal and clank? How can you take a relaxing shower when your ears are being polluted with a rattling pipe scream. You may be able to fix the sound yourself, or you may require the services of a emergency plumbing specialist in Maryland. […]

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How to Get Rid of a Garbage Disposal Odor

April 23, 2019
Category: Drains

You come home from work, head into your kitchen to get a drink, when you’re hit with a horrible smell. You open the fridge and sniff, nope. The trash can? No dice. Where could this smell be emanating from? You walk towards your sink, sniff, it’s the garbage disposal. Now you’ve found the smell, but […]

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Clogs that Need a Plumber’s Touch

April 17, 2019
Category: Uncategorized

We’ve all had a clogged drain at some point. For minor clogs, like a toilet clog, a plunger will typically suffice. However, while minor clogs may be able to be fixed in house, you should contact a local Eldersburg plumber for any serious clogs. We wanted to take some time today to look at some […]

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What to Do During a Plumbing Emergency

April 10, 2019
Category: Tips

Plumbing is kind of like your car, you don’t truly appreciate it until it breaks down. Maybe you had a pipe burst and now your basement is flooding, maybe you have an overflowing toilet. No matter what is going wrong, there are a couple of things you need to do to manage and repair your […]

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The Case Against Chemical Drain Cleaners

April 4, 2019
Category: Drains

Chemical drain cleaning products are advertised as a quick and easy solution to common plumbing clogs in your home. But are they really as safe and efficient as they claim to be? There’s a big reason why professional plumbers not only refuse to use these products in their customers’ homes, but also in their own […]

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Water Damage Leads to Mold

March 27, 2019
Category: Tips

You may not think about your home’s plumbing all that often, after all it is mostly hidden behind your walls and under your loors. But ignoring your pipes for too long could have disastrous results. Even a small leak can lead to big problems, and we’d like to explain why. Nipping Problems in the Bud […]

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Bathroom Remodeling Warnings from a Plumber

March 19, 2019
Category: Tips

The process of having your bathroom remodeled can be very exciting. There are a ton of options and potential possibilities for you to choose from and once the project is finished, you’ll be able to enjoy your new bathroom to the fullest. However, whether you’re tackling the project yourself or hiring a professional, there are […]

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Is a Leaky Faucet a Big Deal?

March 12, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems

A little drop of water couldn’t possibly cause that much damage, right? Well, not by itself, but down the line that little drop of water can accumulate as thousands of dollars in damages to your home. So, the short answer is that yes, a leaky faucet is a big deal. Here’s why. Wood Will Rot […]

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