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It’s Time to Tackle Your Aging Pipes

September 18, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems

As your home ages, more and more things will start to wear down and will require maintenance or replacing. You may be looking to replace your old carpeting, or maybe you want to update your refrigerator. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with doing either of those things, your home’s plumbing deserves to receive the same […]

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Prepping Your Plumbing for Fall

September 12, 2019
Category: Tips

We all love the bright and warm days of summer, but fall is very quickly approaching, and you need to get your home ready for it. It’s time to close up your pool, put away the horseshoes, and also prepare your home’s plumbing for the colder months of autumn. There’s a lot that you can […]

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Is Your Water Heater Ready for the Fall?

September 5, 2019
Category: Water Heater

Soon the warm and sun-filled days of summer will give into the cold and dreary days of fall and winter. No longer will we be lounging in the heat of the sun, and instead we’ll be spending our time curled up under blankets watching the television while sipping warm beverages. Just as we adapt to […]

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How to Unclog Your Toilet With No Plunger

August 29, 2019
Category: Bathroom Plumbing

Whether your plunger is broken or you never got around to purchasing one to begin with, there’s no need to worry about fixing a minor clog. Here are some ways to unclog your toilet without a plunger and what to do if the clog needs more than a quick fix. Option #1: The Hot Water […]

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Do You Have a Leak Somewhere in Your Home?

August 21, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems

Plumbing leaks can be plain as day or hard to detect. Either way, any sort of leak in your home has the potential to cause major water damage, especially those that aren’t obvious or clearly noticeable. Here’s how to tell if you have a plumbing leak that needs attention by a professional Maryland plumber. Warning […]

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Can Your Toilet Explode?

August 14, 2019
Category: Bathroom Plumbing

As if you didn’t already have enough to worry about, now you need to also worry about your toilet exploding on you. Toilets have been exploding all across America and have been causing some serious injuries. As a Carroll County, MD emergency plumber we’ve seen it all and we wanted to take some time today […]

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How to Fix a Clogged Dishwasher

August 7, 2019
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

Perhaps nothing has made a bigger impact on the modern kitchen like the dishwasher has. Before, the task of washing dishes was one of the most dreaded, with hours spent leaning over the sink scrubbing away, but those days are long in the past. Today, most kitchens come standard with a dishwasher, and while they’re […]

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Common Sink Problems You Need a Plumber to Fix

August 1, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems

If you’ve ever had a clogged sink then you know how frustrating it can be. If it’s just a simple clog then you may be able to clear it with the garbage disposal or with a homemade snake drain, but there are a number of sink problems that will require the aid of an Eldersburg, […]

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Summer Storms Causing Flooding in Your Basement?

July 24, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems

No matter the home, basements will always be prone to flooding. By nature, basements are always somewhat embedded into the ground below your home, putting them on the front lines when it comes to flooding in your home. Your basement may be especially vulnerable when it comes to the summer storms so frequently experienced in […]

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Are Critters Living in Your Pipes?

July 16, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems

We all love animals, but sometimes they can become a nuisance. Groundhogs can tear up your front lawn, bats can nest in your attic, raccoons can get into your trash, etc. But did you know that animals have been known to get into people’s pipes? Animals can find their ways into your home’s pipes and […]

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