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Getting Your Hot Water Heater Ready for Winter

November 12, 2021

There’s nothing better than a warm shower or bath on a cold winter day. You don’t want your hot water heater breaking down in the middle of winter. That’s why it’s important to properly prepare your hot water heater for the colder temperatures. Wondering what to do to get your water heater prepared for cold weather? It’s actually quite simple. Read on if you’re interested in learning more about how to prepare your water heater for the long winter ahead: Adjust the thermostat: We recommend setting your water heater’s thermostat to around 120°F. Avoid turning up your thermostat too high.... View Article

What a Backflow Preventer Is, and Why You Need One

November 4, 2021

Backflow preventers aren’t always on the forefront of a property owner’s or facility manager’s mind, but they are an essential component of a plumbing system. Without it, you run the risk of unknowingly contaminating a city’s water supply, which could lead to serious problems for a lot of people. Here are the answers to some basic FAQs about backflow preventers and why you need one, like “What does a backflow preventer do?” What is a backflow preventer? Let’s start off with the basics of backflow prevention: What exactly is a backflow preventer? This is a device that keeps water flowing... View Article

What to Expect from Your Bathroom Remodel

October 21, 2021

Remodeling a bathroom is a great home improvement project. Updating old fixtures and giving the space a fresh new look can go a long way toward making a relaxing space for a luxurious bath and an inviting area to get ready as part of your morning routine. But what sort of work goes into remodeling a bathroom? And what do plumbers have to do when they remodel a bathroom? Read on to find out more about what to expect from your bathroom remodel. Remodeling work There are many steps that go into a bathroom remodel. Sometimes a remodel can be... View Article

Potential Causes of High Water Bills

October 8, 2021

Getting an abnormally-high water bill in the mail is always distressing. Did you really use that much water over the last month, or is there another reason your home seems to be hemorrhaging water and cash? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that about 10 percent of American homes leak 90 or more gallons of water per day. If your home is one of those, the costs can add up fast. When you receive an unusually-high water bill, it’s important that you call a plumber as soon as possible. They’ll be able to fix any problems and make suggestions... View Article

Six Causes of Low Water Pressure in Your Home

September 24, 2021

If you’ve ever gotten into the shower only to find that it’s more of a drizzle, you know how inconvenient low water pressure can be. The average home’s water pressure should be between 40 and 50 psi (pounds per square inch), but sometimes your pressure will be lower. What’s causing the problem, and how can you fix it? Here’s what may be causing low water pressure: Using too many appliances at once: When you run a busy household, you have to do a certain amount of planning. Running major appliances like the dishwasher or washing machine while someone is showering... View Article

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