Learning To Love Plumbing

Historic Home? 3 Ways To Make It Energy Efficient Without Destroying Its Integrity

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If you own a large, historic home, you probably cringe each time you get your heating bill. These types of homes are never cheap to heat, which is one reason why many great and beautiful homes remain vacant. Fortunately, new insulation and energy-efficient technology has made it possible for millions to lower their heating bills. Unfortunately, most methods that make other homes more energy efficient are not feasible or desirable for an older home.…

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Three Times You Should Call An Emergency Plumber

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Fixing leaks and small plumbing issues on your own may seem like an easy way to save money, but inexperienced homeowners can often end up causing even more damage to their plumbing systems. Knowing when to call a professional can mean the difference between a quick, inexpensive fix and a major plumbing project. Here are three situations where you are better off calling an expert. Hot Water Problems If you find you are suddenly out of hot water, there may be a problem with your hot water heater.…

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Four Signs That You Need To Replace Your Old Toilet

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Most plumbing installations can either be repaired or replaced when they fail. You should know when it pays to patch up a plumbing system and when a replacement is necessary. For example, here are four signs that mean it’s time to replace your toilet: It Is Cracked Older toilets tend to develop cracks, with the tank and bowl bearing the majority of the damage. A crack in the tank is easy to detect.…

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