Diagnosing Plumbing Problems

Why Should You Consider A Hydrovac To Make A Trench?

Posted by on 5-05-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Should You Consider A Hydrovac To Make A Trench?

When you need to have a trench on your property, there are a number of ways to accomplish the job. You can dig the trench yourself, you can rent an excavator for that purpose or you can rent hydrovac services. If you’re like many people, you may be unfamiliar with a hydrovac machine and not know how it can be a suitable option for you. The following reasons make hydrovac services a great choice when you need a trench. Easier Soil Removal One of the things that will happen if you dig your trench with a shovel or use an excavator is...

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Unclog The Trap Under Your Kitchen Sink

Posted by on 2-02-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Unclog The Trap Under Your Kitchen Sink

If greasy food particles have caused your kitchen sink’s drain to become clogged and you have attempted to resolve the problem with a standard drain opener and were unsuccessful, learn how to unclog the trap under the sink with the following steps. After finishing, maintain the plumbing in your kitchen to prevent problems that require professional drain cleaning. Materials Needed bucket rubber gloves adjustable wrench  pliers tube brush soapy water bowl flashlight standard scrub brush  sponge Remove And Empty The Trap The trap...

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Three Essential Tools You’ll Need For Home Plumbing Jobs

Posted by on 1-01-16 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Essential Tools You’ll Need For Home Plumbing Jobs

When you encounter a plumbing-related issue in your home, the first order of business should be to evaluate whether you need to call a professional or you’re able to fix the problem on your own. For any issue that’s moderate or serious, calling a licensed plumber is the best route to take. Having the right person on the job will ensure that it gets fixed quickly, cleanly and without further damage to your home. For some small and simple jobs, however, it’s satisfying to tackle the problem on your own. A how-to manual and the...

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4 Plumbing Resolutions You Should Commit To For The New Year

Posted by on 12-12-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Plumbing Resolutions You Should Commit To For The New Year

With the new year approaching, you’re probably starting to make your list of resolutions. Don’t forget to make a list for your house, more specially, your plumbing system. There are a number of simple, yet effective ways you should work to upgrade and care for your home’s plumbing system for the new year. Mini-Bathroom Remodel Consider performing a mini-bathroom remodel, with no major demo involved. A practical idea is to update the fixtures on your sink, tub and shower head. If you have traditional chrome fixtures, consider...

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4 Simple Factors That May Contribute To An Excessively Cold Room

Posted by on 11-11-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Simple Factors That May Contribute To An Excessively Cold Room

Certain rooms seem cursed to remain cold, no matter how high you crank your thermostat. Yet with the right knowledge, solving this problem may not require having to call a professional HVAC repair person. If you would like to increase your understanding of home heating systems, read on. This article will discuss four factors that may be at the root of your excessively cold room. The Register Though you may not be familiar with its proper name, the register is the rectangular grate usually located along the base of a wall. Each register is the...

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Creating A Safer Bathroom

Posted by on 10-10-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Creating A Safer Bathroom

The bathroom can be a dangerous room for anyone in your family. There are a lot of areas where a person can slip or they can get caught up trying to navigate around the bathtub. If you would like to take steps to make sure that your bathroom is as safe as possible, then you will find this article useful. Consider making the following changes in your bathroom to reduce the risk of injuries. Start with the flooring Some bathrooms have flooring that makes it extremely easy for you to slip, especially when some water gets on the floor. Shiny tile...

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A Brief Guide To How Water Softeners Work

Posted by on 10-10-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Brief Guide To How Water Softeners Work

If you have never lived in a home with hard water before, moving into a home with hard water that depends on water softeners can feel a bit like walking into a mystery. Here is a quick guide to help you understand what hard water really is, as well as how a water softener will help you out. What Hard Water Really Means The term hard water can be a little confusing. The water that comes out of your faucet, to the naked eye, will look just like any other water. However, if you were to take that water and put it under a microscope, you would see...

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Avoid Furnace Repairs By Protecting Your Air Intake Vent

Posted by on 9-09-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Avoid Furnace Repairs By Protecting Your Air Intake Vent

Furnace air intake vents are vulnerable to rodent and bird infestations. When animals make their nests inside your air intake vents, the end result is often furnace damage. Luckily, there’s a simple way to prevent your furnace air intake vent from becoming a home to pests. These answers to frequently asked questions will teach you how to protect your furnace air intake vent. What is the air intake vent? The air intake vent for your furnace is a pipe that leads from the outside of your home to the furnace unit. Air intake vents supply...

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2 Reasons You Should Invest In Professional Drain Cleaning

Posted by on 9-09-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Reasons You Should Invest In Professional Drain Cleaning

Most people have been there. You are trying to wash the dishes or brush your teeth, when suddenly you realize that the sink is filling up with dirty water instead of draining away. After checking the drain for obstructions, you realize that the problem lies deeper inside the pipe. Although you might be tempted to try to clear the clog on your own, here are two reasons you should invest in professional drain cleaning: 1: DIY Repairs Can Damage Your System After watching a few online videos, you might feel ready to head to the store to buy a...

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