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Selecting A Water Heater For Your Summer Cabin

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When you are ready to pick out a water heater for your future summer cabin, you’ll have a variety of types from which to choose from.  Start by understanding what you really need and then narrow the list by ease of use and costs. Here is what you’ll find when searching for the right water heater. Establish Your Selection Criteria Before you start shopping, set the parameters that limit the types of water heaters you could have in your summer cabin. Read More»

Should You Get a Water Softener or a Descaler?

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If you’ve started to notice a mineral taste to your home’s water, or have observed a white film on the outside of your dishes after a dishwasher cycle, you may be considering the purchase of a water softening system. However, what you really need may be a descaler. How can you know the best way to reduce the amount of minerals present in your household’s water? Here is the difference between these appliances. Read More»

Four Things You Can Do To Update The Plumbing In Your Basement

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Basements can have many problems with water damage. Many of these problems start with bad or outdated plumbing installations. Your basement may not have a sufficient sump pump and well or it might lack the one-way drains to protect your home. A plumbing contractor can do improvements to these areas to prevent many of these problems in your basement. If you want to avoid costly repairs to your basement, here are some improvements that you may want to consider having done: Read More»

Garbage Disposal Eat Something That Didn't Agree With It? 4 Steps To Remove The Clog And Clear The Problem

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You’d think that a garbage disposal could handle anything you send down. Unfortunately, that’s just not true. There are many things that can clog up your disposal. Some of the things you should never feed to your garbage disposal include chicken bones, grease and potato skins. If you didn’t found out about that list until it was too late, you might be dealing with a clogged disposal right now. If you are, you’ll want to get it unclogged as soon as possible. Read More»

Hardwood Floors and Plumbing Malfunctions—Not a Good Match

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A household plumbing malfunction that causes even the slightest flooding has the potential to ruin hardwood floors. Quick action on your part may be what saves your plumbing fixtures and hardwood floors from complete ruin. Take Action Quickly If you experience a flood from an overflowing toilet, sink, tub, or washing machine you want to act quickly. Turn off the water source to the fixture, and then turn off your main water supply to the house. Read More»