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  • Steps to Re-Light Your Water Heater Pilot Light

    When you get into the shower, you count on the water to get nice and hot within a few seconds. If an icy deluge greets you instead, you know something’s not right. The typical root cause behind this nasty, cold surprise is a water heater pilot light that’s gone out. Don’t... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • What Is Your Home’s Water Pressure?

    Going through water pressure issues can be a real pain in the neck. No matter if your shower has become a mere drizzle or your garden hose lacks its usual power, understanding and managing your home’s water pressure is required for getting things flowing again. Fortunately, checking your water... 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 years. Today’s total student debt is more than $1.7 trillion, with the average college graduate owing $20,000 to $25,000. If you’re contemplating your educational journey or advising someone who is, it’s important to weigh... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • 7 Common Causes of No Hot Water

    If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance it’s because you just had a breathtakingly cold shower or turned on the faucet to discover that your house doesn’t have hot water. It’s an irritating scenario, but don’t panic. Learning the most likely things that leave you with no hot... Continue reading

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

    We all need clean water for everyday routines like cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene. Many the U.S. homeowners wonder which is best—a water filter or a water softener? Discover the key differences between inline water filters and whole-house water softeners, the advantages they provide and... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe to Use?

    Unblocking a blocked drain can be unpleasant work, so many homeowners resort to chemical drain cleaners to wash away the gunk. Bottles of these cleaners are often found in cleaning aisles, but are they really safe? Dive into the world of chemical drain cleaners, find out how they work and learn... Continue reading

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

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

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

    Did you just try to flush your toilet, and nothing happened? Peek within the tank, and you might see no water inside. Before you panic, rest assured that repairing this problem is usually easy to accomplish. If you can’t figure it out yourself, you can always set up toilet repair with a... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is My Toilet Slow to Fill?

    Have you noticed that your toilet is taking longer to refill after flushing? This is a common toilet issue with multiple possible causes. Thankfully, none of them are major concerns or expensive to correct. Follow this guide to get your slow toilet flowing properly again.  How to Address a... Continue reading

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

    Plumbing is an essential part of your day-to-day life. When you trust a plumber to clear your drains, repair your water heater or install a water softener, you’d expect the assurance of a job well done. While reading reviews and learning more about the company’s reputation can help,... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • 8 Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners 

    Are you happy to be a new homeowner? Congratulations! It’s a relief to own a home and not have to deal with a landlord. Nevertheless, homeownership includes lots of new responsibilities. For instance, you are now in charge of keeping your pipes and plumbing fixtures in good working... Continue reading

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

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

    Plumbing