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The Mistake You Can't Afford To Make If Your Water Heater's Overflow Pipe Is Leaking

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While there are many things that can go wrong with a water heater, one of the most startling things you can experience with yours is finding that its overflow pipe is dumping water everywhere. If your water heater is in your garage or a closet, this can cause a big disaster. However, don’t act without reading this guide first: making the wrong decision could make the problem worse, or even create a dangerous situation.…

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Damaged Sewer Line: The Dangers, Warning Signs, And Solutions

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The main sewer line running to the city sewer system is vital to keeping your home’s plumbing working. If the line is broken, it could cause water and gases to back up into your house, and it would be a very costly repair. That is why you must know what to look for if a sewer line breaks and what you should do if it happens to you. The Dangers…

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Answering Some Of The Top Questions Concerning Copper Plumbing Pipes In The Home

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Copper has been one of the most common materials used in both residential and commercial plumbing applications for many years. Copper material is easy to shape and mold, resilient, and relatively inexpensive to work with and install because it does not require as many connectors. However popular copper plumbing may be, you will likely have several questions about it if you have only ever dealt with more modern materials like plastic and PVC.…

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Choosing The Right Toilet For Your Household's Needs

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Your toilet is one of the appliances in your home that gets the most usage. It’s also used on a very personal level and accounts for about 27 percent of your home’s water usage. This is why you want to have a toilet you can count on to last for years and provide you with features you find to be comfortable and to work well for your needs. If you are considering replacing your current toilet with a new one, you want to keep the information below in mind:…

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Your Garbage Disposal Appreciates Cold Running Water

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When a person has a garbage disposal for the first time, they may not know all the proper methods for running it and keeping it working effectively. If you buy a new disposal, you get a manual with instructions. However, people often move into a house or apartment that already has a disposal – and no instruction manual. One important strategy involves running water every time you use the disposal. If you haven’t been doing this, you may have already developed a problem with the equipment.…

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Guarantee Effective And Efficient Relief - Finding Parts For Common Home Toilet Problems

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Owning your own home means being responsible for a wide variety of maintenance tasks, but many people take some of the most important aspects of their home for granted. Having a toilet which functions properly, for example, is a vital part of being able to enjoy your space, and yet many people allow themselves to be surprised by issues and breakdowns. Luckily, your plumbing supply firm can offer you relief.…

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Types Of Septic Tank Systems

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You may have a home that runs on a septic tank system if you are in a rural area or somewhere a sewer system is provided. If you are brand new to septic tanks, you will find that there are many different ones to choose from. Here are the different types of septic tank systems to help you decide what works best for you. Traditional Septic Tank Systems The first category of septic tank systems are known as the traditional systems, also called conventional systems.…

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Tips For Building An Outdoor Shower

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Whether you have a pool or just want an excuse to spend more time outdoors, an outdoor shower can be a fun and useful addition to your backyard. Outdoor showers can be completely utilitarian – providing a place to rinse off after swimming, to clean off muddy kids, or to provide a simple bathing area for a small cabin in the woods. They can also be an area of luxury, where you are free to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air as you get clean.…

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Before You Face A Plumbing Emergency: Step-By-Step Instructions For Clearing A Clogged Toilet

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Now that you’re living on your own, you should make sure you know how to clear a clogged toilet. You might not realize this but there’s a correct way to plunge a clogged toilet. It’s a good idea to learn the proper way to clear a clog before they occur. Depending on where the clog is located in the water line, you might need to use two separate plumbing tools. You should keep a plunger and a small plumber’s snake on hand.…

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