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Home Plumbing: When to Call in the Pros

January 17, 2020
Category: Residential Plumbing

Professional plumbers aim to fix the worst of plumbing problems, and these are usually ones that can’t be solved by the homeowner on their own. There are, however, a few tasks that can be completed without calling a plumber. It’s important to know the distinction between the two. Plumbers are here to help. Here’s how […]

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Does Your Kitchen Need a Garbage Disposal?

January 9, 2020
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

Garbage disposals are a popular kitchen accessory for many homeowners. This sink add-on is an effective way to dispose of leftover food without any hassle to the homeowner. The best thing about garbage disposals is that they are easy for your local plumber to install and are affordable. Take a look at some of the […]

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Commercial Plumbing Repairs to Consider in 2020

January 3, 2020
Category: Commercial Plumbing

Whether your commercial plumbing fixtures are for public use or just private, it’s important to keep your business’s plumbing system in good shape so that you can avoid costly plumbing problems. Avoid water damage and plumbing disasters in 2020 by considering having these repairs completed by a reliable commercial plumber in Maryland: Get Rid of […]

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Common Issues with Your Bathroom’s Plumbing

December 27, 2019
Category: Bathroom Plumbing

Considering all that goes on in a bathroom, for many homeowners, plumbing is a common problem. Sometimes homeowners can fix the situation on their own and other times they may need to call an expert. Take a look at some of these common issues with bathroom plumbing: Clogged Toilet This is an extremely common plumbing […]

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Should You Keep Faucets Dripping at Night?

December 20, 2019
Category: Seasonal

During the cold winter months, your exposed pipes are susceptible to freezing and bursting. A busted pipe can be very costly to repair and an inconvenience to you and your family. To avoid this, some homeowners turn their faucets to a slow drip at night. Let’s look further into this practice to see if it’s […]

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Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

December 11, 2019
Category: Seasonal

The cold temperatures of the winter months increase the likelihood of pipes freezing. Frozen pipes cause tremendous problems for homeowners including property damage and the inability to access running water. Fixing a frozen pipe can cost you hundreds of dollars, so it’s best to prevent it from happening in the first place. Here are some […]

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How Can a Failed Water Heater Ruin Your Holiday?

December 5, 2019
Category: Water Heater

The holiday season is considered the best time of the year! It’s filled with family, great food, and relaxing times. You probably aren’t thinking about your water heater until it’s too late. A failed water heater can wreak havoc on your daily life as well as ruin your holiday plans. Let’s take a look at […]

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3 Ways Leaky Pipes Will Hurt Your Home

November 26, 2019
Category: Residential Plumbing

Nobody likes hearing the constant dripping of water from a leak in their home. Not only can this sound be annoying, but it can also pose major health and physical risks to your home and the people in it. Let’s take a look at the ways a leaky pipe can turn from an annoyance to […]

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Prepare Your Plumbing for Holiday Traveling

November 22, 2019
Category: Tips

The holidays are just around the corner, and this is a time where many people travel away from their homes. Whether visiting relatives or just going on vacation, this is supposed to be a great and joyous time of year, and you shouldn’t be worried about your home’s plumbing. Luckily for you, there are a […]

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Can You Insulate Your Pipes Before Winter?

November 13, 2019
Category: Seasonal

We’re already in fall, and winter is just around the corner. That means it’s time to bust out the winter clothing, get the sleds out, and stock up on hot chocolate. Unfortunately, it also means your pipes are now at risk of freezing. If you’ve ever had a frozen pipe burst, then you know how […]

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