Reasons You Need to Have a Plumber Check Your System

How to Prepare Yourself with a Portable Composting Toilet You Can Build Yourself

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There are many ways you can prepare yourself and your family to be ready for a natural disaster that causes the power grid to go down. For example, in 1859 a solar storm on the sun sent out a burst of energy that was strong enough to knock out telegraph communication equipment all around the world. With today’s technology, a similar solar storm would affect power grids, GPS systems, and knock out power around the world, leaving basic home systems, including running water, out of service. Read More»

Understanding When A Leaking Water Heater Can And Cannot Be Repaired

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Water heaters will generally last between about six to ten years with electric models lasting a few years longer than natural gas varieties, and there are some common signs that your water heater is in desperate need of replacement. An appliance that you see surrounded by water on the floor may be one of these signs. It also may be a sign that a repair can be made. Keep reading to figure out when you should and should not fix the appliance. Read More»

Avoiding The HVAC Money Pit: How To Save On Repairs By Minimizing Wear And Tear

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If you are like most homeowners, you rely on your HVAC system to help you maintain a comfortable atmosphere indoors all throughout the year. But with daily use, your system has to put up with a lot of wear and tear which can lead to the need for costly repairs as time goes on. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to minimize the wear and tear your HVAC system and therefore save money on repairs in the long run. Read More»

How To Replace A Broken Section Of PVC Pipe Using The Four 90S Method Of Pipe Repair

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Polyvinyl chloride(PVC) pipe is a homeowner’s dream material to use when performing plumbing work; it is low cost and easy to work with in almost all situations. However, if you accidentally break PVC pipe while digging a hole in your yard, then you face a potentially tricky situation because it must be repaired in a restricted space. The limited, cramped confines at the bottom of a hole make replacing a broken section of PVC difficult. Read More»