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  • Easy Ways to Re-Light a Home Water Heater Pilot Light

    When you step into the shower, you know the water will get nice and hot within a few seconds. If a freezing rain greets you instead, you know something’s not right. The typical root cause behind this uncomfortable, chilly surprise is a water heater pilot light that’s gone out. Don’t... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • How to Get an Apprenticeship and Avoid Student Loan Debt

    Student loan debt in the United States has been a growing problem for a very long time. Today’s total student debt has reached some $1.7 trillion, with the average college graduate owing $20,000 to $25,000. If you’re considering your academic journey or advising someone who is, it’s crucial... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • 7 Common Causes of No Hot Water

    If you’re reading this, it’s likely because you just had a shockingly cold shower or turned on the faucet to discover that your house doesn’t have hot water. It’s a frustrating state of affairs, but don’t fret. Learning the most frequent causes of no hot water is the first step... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Do I Really Need a Water Softener or Is an Inline Filter Sufficient?

    We all need clean water for everyday activities like cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene. Many the U.S. homeowners ask themselves which is right for them—a water filter or a water softener? Explore the important differences between inline water filters and whole-house water softeners, the... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe to Use?

    Unblocking a plugged drain can be dirty work, so many homeowners choose chemical drain cleaners to wash away the sludge. Bottles of these products are often found in cleaning closets, but are they really safe? Dive into the world of chemical drain cleaners, find out how they function and learn why... Continue reading

    Drain Cleaning
  • Why Is My Toilet Leaking at the Base?

    Do you spy water pooling near the toilet? Don’t delay. Left unaddressed, your toilet will continue leaking a little bit with each flush, allowing dirty water to pool on the bathroom floor and potentially causing unsanitary mold damage and rot in the subfloor.  A toilet leaking at the base... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is There No Water in My Toilet Tank? 

    Did you just try to flush your toilet, and nothing changed? Peek within the tank, and you could see no water inside. Before you stress, relax knowing that repairing this issue is usually simple. If you can’t figure it out yourself, you can always schedule toilet repair with a knowledgeable... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is My Toilet Slow to Fill?

    You flushed and now you have to wait; sound familiar? This is a known toilet problem with numerous possible reasons. Fortunately, none of them are major concerns or expensive to address. Follow this guide to get your slow toilet flowing properly again.  How to Fix a Slow-Filling... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Do Plumbers Need a License in Almost All States?

    Plumbing is an important part of your day-to-day life. When you hire a plumber to clean your drains, repair your water heater or install a water softener, you want the assurance of getting the job done right. While reading reviews and considering the company’s history can help, the # 1 thing... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • 8 Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners 

    Are you happy to be a new homeowner? Congratulations! It’s a relief to own your home and not answer to a landlord. Still, homeownership comes with all sorts of new responsibilities. For one, you are now accountable for keeping the pipes and plumbing fixtures in good condition.  The last... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Are There Fruit Flies in My Kitchen Sink Drain?

    Has this ever happened to you? You’re cleaning a dish in the kitchen sink and watch a small creature buzz up out of the drain. Is that a gnat? Then you see more of them buzzing around the kitchen. These irritating little guys are actually fruit flies. And if you’re asking how they got in there... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • 5 Tips to Prep Your Homes Plumbing for Maximum Summer Fun

    Summer is around the corner, and that means barbecues, graduation parties, Fourth of July fun and other outdoor events are potentially part of your seasonal schedule. But before you finalize your summer calendar, you’ll want to ensure your plumbing system is equipped for high use. A plumbing... Continue reading

    Plumbing
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