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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»

Hearing What Your Plumbing Is Trying To Tell You

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  You should learn how to listen for plumbing troubles around your house. Most of your plumbing is hidden from your view and this makes it hard for you to always know when there is a problem. By learning about some of the different sounds your plumbing can make and what may be causing those sounds, you will be able to spot troubles early on and be better versed on what to do. Read More»

2 Bad Breakfast Habits That Can Lead To Frequent Kitchen Sink Clogs

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If your kitchen sink tends to become clogged often, and breakfast is your favorite meal of the day, then it may surprise you to hear that the two could be related. If you love to prepare and cook large breakfasts for your family and friends, then some small habits you engage in to cut time in the midst of the morning rush may be leading to your clogged drain. Pay attention next time you prepare a morning meal to make sure you are not sabotaging your plumbing in the process. Read More»

Troubleshooting And Fixing Your Well's Pressure Tank

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If you turned on the water in your home today only to discover that you have no water pressure, then your well’s pressure tank may not be functioning correctly. While pressure tanks are wonderful for increasing your home’s water pressure, they come with a lot of very common problems. Learning how to troubleshoot and fix these problems can save you a lot of time and frustration. Follow these simple steps to get the water flowing from your well to your house again: Read More»