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2017

Guilty! A Look At Common Storm Drain Cloggers And How To Nab Them

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The storm drains you have on your business property have a hugely important job. When the rain pours down, these drains keep your parking area and the rest of your business property from being overflooded with water. Unfortunately, storm drain clogs are one of the most common reasons business owners have to contact a drain cleaning service for help. If you are constantly in the same boat (and possibly in need of a boat to get across your property), there is a pretty good chance there are some guilty drain cloggers making your life harder. Read More»

Drain Field And Septic System Problems: 3 Issues That Can Cause Tank Failure

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The failure of your tank is often related to problems with the drain field. It may be due to problems like collapsed lines, failing distribution box or solids getting in the drain field. No matter what the problem is, repairs will be needed to prevent these problems from reaching the tank and plumbing in your home. Here are some of the issues with drain fields that lead to tank failure and plumbing problems: Read More»

Got A Room Above Your Garage? Why A Heat Pump Is The Economical Heating Choice

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If you have a “mother-in-law room” above your garage, you will need some way to keep it warm or cool when guests drop by. Since you do not need or want to warm or cool this room all the time, you need some options that work better, are less expensive, and more cost effective. You Could Use Portable Heaters and Air Conditioners, But… A portable heater consists of a small radiating heat unit that runs on gas or oil. Read More»

Porta Potty Use Tips That Eliminate Smells At Wedding Receptions

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Outdoor wedding receptions are a great way to celebrate this wonderful union, and renting porta potties for this experience is often crucial to ensure there are bathroom facilities for your guests. However, without properly maintaining them, they can start to smell or be more difficult to use. Thankfully, it is fairly easy to keep porta potties smelling great and to make them easier to use. Follow these tips: Rent Multiple Units Read More»

What Factors a Professional Looks at When Determining If You Should Repair or Replace Your Furnace

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If your furnace is not heating your home, you may grab your phone and call in a heating repair company to help. However, not all repairs are worth making. In some cases, the specialist may recommend that you replace your unit, rather than repair it. This may leave you wondering how they determine whether you should repair or replace a furnace. Here are a few of the factors that they look at. Read More»

Considerations for Landscaping on Top of Your Home's Septic Tank

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If you just built a custom home that utilizes a septic system, then it is important that you know how to properly landscape on top of its tank. Proper landscaping is vital to prevent damage to the tank below. To this end, here are some tips for landscaping on top of your new home’s septic tank: The Need for Access to Pump and Service The first thing you need to take into consideration when it comes to landscaping on top of your septic tank is that the tank will need to be dug out for pumping and servicing from time to time. Read More»

How To Resolve A Low Water Pressure Issue With Your Shower Head

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If you try using the hot water in your shower and suddenly notice a lack of water pressure, then this is a sign that you have an issue that needs to be resolved. Low water pressure can be caused by a wide variety of things, but you can start to examine and repair the issue with a few simple tricks.  Replace The Aerator Shower heads are made with government regulations in mind. Read More»

Yes, Virginia, There Are Alligators In The Sewers: Things Plumbers Really Do Find In Their Daily Work

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While websites like snopes.com may say that alligators in sewers are myths, that is really only half true. Plumbers who work in city sewers have come across all kinds of creatures and the most bizarre of objects in their lines of work. The truth is, if it is small enough to be flushed or slither into a sewer drain, it could be in the sewer. It could make its way up a pipe drain too. Read More»

4 Common Sump Pump Mistakes Homeowners Should Avoid

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When you own a home with a basement, keeping it dry is absolutely essential. Many homeowners choose to install a sump pump to remove any moisture that may leak into the area. Sump pumps can work fantastic and have prevented many floods, but you can’t just buy a sump pump and forget about it. If you’re having a sump pump installed in your home, avoid the following common mistakes: Not Buying a Submersible Sump Pump Read More»

Why Does Your Toilet Tank Keep Filling And Filling?

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When your toilet is working properly, it should only run for a minute or two after you flush it. Once this time is up, the tank at the back will be full of water, and there should be no reason for your toilet to run again until you flush it again. If your toilet is running for more than a few minutes after you flush — or if it is starting to run when you have not recently flushed it — you have a leak. Read More»