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Is Water Damage Covered by Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy?

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Is Water Damage Covered by Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy? A homeowner’s worst nightmare might involve some sort of water damage–possibly a flood from a burst pipe or damaged walls and ceilings from a slow water leak. No matter what the reason for the damage is, one thing is always true: you can only hope it… Read more »

Backflow Prevention: Best Plumbing Tools

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Backflow Prevention: Best Plumbing Tools It’s unlikely that you’ve ever turned on your faucet and brown sludge poured out. However, that doesn’t mean your potable water hasn’t ever been contaminated! There are many times that you could have chosen to not drink out of the faucet or avoided illness due to your immune system, but… Read more »

The Story Behind Your Plumbing Costs

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The Story Behind Your Plumbing Costs When shopping, most people look for the best deals possible and find sales for the cheapest price. Others might consider extremely high prices the mark of ‘true’ craftsmanship. Unfortunately, one situation can mean shoddy work while the other can mean you’re dealing with a dishonest retailer. This theory is… Read more »

What’s Your Noisy Plumbing Trying to Tell You?

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What’s Your Noisy Plumbing Trying to Tell You? It’s the middle of the night. You’re sound asleep and all of a sudden you hear a loud BANG coming from inside the walls. CLANG. There it is again. Visions of men in hockey masks fill your head. Before you go patrolling through your house with a… Read more »

Planning a Plumbing Remodel? Have Your Permit Ready

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Planning a Plumbing Remodel? Have Your Permit Ready Home renovations are exciting for homeowners because you can turn an old bathroom into your dream spa, give you more space in the kitchen, update the look and feel of your house, and so much more. But before you take on any bathroom or kitchen remodeling project,… Read more »

What Makes the Perfect Plumbing System?

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What Makes the Perfect Plumbing System? Something we use on a daily basis but don’t necessarily pay attention to is the plumbing system in our homes. We rely on this network of water pipes and sewer lines regularly as we go through our day-to-day activities. It delivers cold and hot water, along with eliminating waste,… Read more »

Steps to Follow if the Toilet Won’t Flush

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Steps to Follow if the Toilet Won’t Flush Even if you aren’t used to taking on DIY jobs, if your toilet isn’t flushing, today is the day you are going to become an accomplished DIY person. That’s because taking care of this common bathroom plumbing issue is actually pretty easy as long as you know… Read more »

Expert Tips for Getting a Plumbing Permit

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Expert Tips for Getting a Plumbing Permit Conducting a plumbing project for your home can be an exciting prospect. It’s an opportunity to improve your quality of life and feel a sense of accomplishment when the job is done. Something homeowners may not realize, however, is the number of things that require a plumbing permit.… Read more »

Common Water Leaks to Watch Out For

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Common Water Leaks to Watch Out For Water leaks can be among the most dangerous situations a homeowner can face. They occur slowly and silently while being difficult to detect. It may be a long time before visible signs of water damage may present themselves. The resulting structural damage could be extensive and require pricey… Read more »

Can You Guess The Most Common Plumbing Emergencies?

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Can You Guess The Most Common Plumbing Emergencies? Owning a home is a major “end goal” for a lot of people, but once you have that home, that doesn’t mean you can rest easy! In addition to handling that mortgage, there are things within the house that might need future attention and fixes. I may… Read more »