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Considering Your Blocked Kitchen Drain Cleaning Methods

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The kitchen drain has gone from draining slowly to being completely blocked. Water is standing in the sink and you’re contemplating what to do next. Do you grab a plunger or bottle of drain unclogging chemicals? Here is what you need to know about drain clogs and the various options for clearing the drain. Anatomy of a Drain Clog There are two types of clogs you’ll contend with around the house: Read More»

Troubleshooting A Grease Trap And When To Call The Commercial Plumber

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If you have a restaurant, the odds are good you have to have some type of grease interceptor in the kitchen. Depending on where you are located, this could be a simple box near the three-well sink or a big pit under the floor of the cleaning area. It is meant to keep all the grease from the kitchen from getting into the water supply and making it harder to purify at the water treatment center. Read More»

Water Heater Giving You Trouble? 3 Signs It Might Need Help

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If you can’t remember the last time you replaced your water heater, it might be time for a new one. This is particularly true if it’s been at least 10 years. Studies show that most water heaters only have alife span of about 10 years. Luckily, most water heaters will give you some warning before they break down for good. Here are some signs that your water heater might be on its last legs. Read More»

4 Signs That Your Submersible Well Pump Is Failing

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If your home relies on a well as its water source, it is important that you understand how your well works and symptoms of problems so you can have it serviced before your well stops working completely. One of the most important components of your well is its well pump. Here are some common signs of a failing submersible well pump: Pump Runs Continuously  When a pump is not able to maintain the pressure and properly pump water, it may begin to run continuously to try to overcompensate. Read More»

The Dos And Don'ts Of Using A Garbage Disposal

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A garbage disposal can definitely make life easier when it comes to cleaning up after a meal. However, if you want your garbage disposal to keep working properly, you need to make sure you’re using it the right way and treating it with care. Follow these dos and don’t to protect your disposal and the associated plumbing. Do: Run the water while running the disposal. Make sure you have the water turned on and running at a steady stream while you’re running the disposal. Read More»