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Three Questions And Answers About Water Heater Maintenance

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A home’s water heater can be an essential part of the plumbing system. However, there are many homeowners that may not have the experience or knowledge needed to adequately care for this part of the plumbing system. To help you ensure that your home continues to have a steady and reliable supply of hot water, you might need to consider the following answers to a few common water heater maintenance questions.…

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Clogged Again? How To Avoid Three Common Clogs

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Clogged drains are no laughing matter. Even a small clog can be tough to get rid of. Once you have a stubborn clog, you either have to use harsh chemicals to get things flowing again, or you have to contact a plumber. Luckily, there are some actions you can take to stop clogs from happening in the first place. Here are some suggestions that will help you avoid common clogs.…

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What You Can Do To Maintain Your Water Heater

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Although your water heater may be tucked away in the corner of your basement or garage, it is undoubtedly one of the most important appliances in your entire house.  Few things can throw a monkey wrench in your day like realizing that your water heater has gone out, since you’ll likely be relegated to taking cold showers until the repair person is able to come out to resolve the issue.  However, a few maintenance measures may be sufficient enough to keep your water heater in good working condition.…

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Odor No More: Ways To Make Portable Restrooms Smell Better

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If you are planning a party or event, a portable toilet is a convenient way to ensure you have enough facilities for guests. The problem is that some may worry about the odors that can accompany a porta-potty at a busy function. There are many ways to keep your portable restroom smelling fresh and sweet, and also some tips to make it more alluring for guests and visitors. Some ways to make your porta-potty smell better are:…

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Simple Plumbing Repairs And Renovations That Will Improve Your Daily Life

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If you are struggling with some common plumbing issues, there are some simple and affordable repairs that can improve the quality of your everyday life. Whether you suffer from poor-tasting tap water or enough room to get ready in the bathroom, why put up with it another day? Talk to home improvement retailers and plumbing contractors about resolving these problems and getting the most from the taps and sinks in your home.…

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Keeping Your Bar Patrons Relieved By Keeping On Top Of Urinal Care

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If you just opened a bar or lounge and you have urinals in your men’s room, chances are they will be receiving a lot of usage since you are in the business of serving alcoholic beverages. Taking care of your bar’s urinals is an important task if you wish to keep them working properly, avoiding unnecessary downtime and repair as a result. Here are some tips you can use to keep your bar’s urinals in the best of shape for your customers.…

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What To Do About A Kitchen Sink With Frequent Clogs

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Does your kitchen sink clog frequently for no apparent reason? Have you bought the right kind of sink plunger and that still provides little assistance? The clog might be deeper down the line, which requires more heavy-duty tools. Below are a few ideas you can try to remove those clogs from your kitchen sink and to prevent the clogs from happening so frequently in the future. Buy A Drain Auger…

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Water Heaters: Temperature/Pressure Relief Valve And Safety

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Temperature/Pressure Relief (TPR) valves are usually installed in water heaters to help prevent explosions. They do this by providing a way out for hot water and steam. Doing so usually decreases pressure in the heating system and as a result reduces the chances of heater explosions. Given the importance of the role that these valves play, it is important for every homeowner to ensure that they are in good shape at all times.…

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4 Most Essential Plumbing Tools And Materials For Common Repairs And Emergencies

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When something goes wrong with your plumbing, you are probably going to call the plumber. However, there may be times when a plumber cannot come to your home right away, or when you may need to deal with small repairs on your own. For these situations, it is important to have the right plumbing tools and materials. Here are some of the most essential tools and materials you will want to have in your home:…

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The ABCs Of Preparing For A Lengthy Plumbing Project At Home

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Even though most residential plumbing projects can be accomplished within a few hours when you hire a professional, there will always be those major occasions when there is a plumbing problem that will require more time to complete. If you are facing a major plumbing task at your house, it will make everything easier to handle and less interruptive to your daily life if you are appropriately prepared. There is an ABC rule set to keep in mind to help you get ready for a lengthy plumbing project before the plumber arrives to get started.…

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