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The Do's And Don'ts Of Unclogging Your Kitchen Drain

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Unclogging a kitchen sink drain may seem like a simple task, but there are definitely right and wrong ways to do it. Here are some do’s and don’ts to keep in mind so you get it done effectively. Do: Use a plunger first Many people only think about using a plunger when their toilet is having problems, but they are actually very useful with kitchen sink clogs. Since they are so simple to use, this is the very first thing you should try. Read More»

How To Prevent Your Toilet From Clogging

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Not only is a clogged toilet messy, but it can also damage plumbing pipes and flooring. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for a toilet to clog a few times per year or even a few times per month. Here are a few tips that will help you prevent your toilet from clogging.  Keep Toilet Tanks Clear If you’re like most homeowners, you may find the shelf over the toilet a handy place to store various things, such as soaps, toilet paper, brushes, combs, and ornaments. Read More»

How To Reduce The Amount Of Water You Use For Your Yard

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Water conservation is necessary not only inside, but also outside, the house. You can save much more water by letting your landscaping water conservation efforts complement your indoor water saving measures. Planning drought-resistant plants is one of the best measures, but you shouldn’t despair if you already have a landscaped lawn because you can:   Mulch the Plants Place a couple inches of organic material on the root of every plant in your yard. Read More»

How to Fix a Leaky Compression Faucet

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If you own an older home, it likely uses compression style faucets in the bathroom and kitchen. Compression faucets use separate levers for hot and cold water. When you turn the faucet on or off, it activates the washer or seal to lower or raise the stem. Compression faucets may leak because of worn washers or seals. Here are some tips to fix a leaky compression faucet. Turn Off Water Read More»

Is Your Basement Getting Wet? Why You Should Call A Plumber First

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Water or moisture in the basement can cause major damage to your home and destroy any personal belongings kept there. While it is true that sometimes the problem is not due to a plumbing issue, it is still a good idea to call in a plumbing contractor to look things over. A plumber can repair any issues with the pipes or drains in your home or install a system for keeping water from collecting in the cellar. Read More»