Learning To Love Plumbing

Three Ways To Prevent Tree Roots From Damaging Your Sewer Line

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One of the most common causes of sewer line clogs is tree roots. After all, trees need moisture, and their roots are designed to seek it out. Once roots infiltrate a sewer pipe, they will grow, causing the pipe to gradually become blocked; they can also break apart the pipe from within. So how can you prevent the headache of tree roots in your sewer line? Remove Trees The clearest way to avoid tree roots growing into a sewer line is to remove the tree.…

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Troubleshooting 3 Dishwasher Problems

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As vital as they are, dishwashers are often vulnerable to malfunctions, leaks, and other plumbing issues. This article will look at 3 common dishwasher problems and possible fixes. No water entering the machine If you encounter this problem, chances are that the water-inlet valve that lets water into the machine is defective. The water-inlet valve is usually located behind the lower access panel, and should be replaced to solve the problem.…

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Clogs And Sewer Line Backups

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Sewer line problems can be a big headache for any home owner. It can affect every water fixture in your home from the kitchen sink to the toilet. When your sewer line clogs, water will not drain, and it will even percolate. It will also smell and look bad and make your sinks, toilets and bathtubs unusable. What causes a sewer line to back up? Sewer line backups are usually caused by clogs.…

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