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What is a plumbing vent and why do I need it?

Plumbing issues in the home can be quite the headache, but there are preventative measures you can take. Making sure your vent pipes are functioning properly can help lessen your chances of future problems. Here are some reasons plumbing vents stop … Continue reading

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Tankless water heaters: Pros and cons

Tankless water heaters are often go-to replacements for traditional water heaters, and there are a number of factors to consider before making the switch.

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Does a home warranty cover plumbing issues?

It’s often not until the moment you need to call a plumber will you find out if your home warranty covers the wide variety of plumbing issues and its residual effects. Damage repair can be expensive and calls for major … Continue reading

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Five plumbing tools even a non-pro can use

With the right equipment, fixing many plumbing issues in your home can be pretty simple. Here’s a list of five basic tools to keep on hand.

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What’s the right toilet for your bathroom?

There’s more to consider than just appearance when it comes to choosing a toilet. If you’re looking for a new throne, size, height and flush efficiency are all characteristics to consider before making your purchase.

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How to clean mold out of shower grout

The humidity that accumulates in a bathroom can create a thriving environment for mold and mildew. If ventilation is poor, moisture can gather in small spaces and encourage mold to grow. If you’ve attempted to clean mold out of shower grout … Continue reading

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How much does new plumbing cost?

Factors like age, water hardness, clogs and lack of maintenance can cause pipes to deteriorate. Leaks could then pop up, possibly letting water and even sewage into different areas of your home. It’s important to observe your pipes and consider … Continue reading

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How to remove rust stains from a shower

A common material found in showers is fiberglass, which can be tough to clean if you don’t have the right tools. Rust can build up over time, but removing it doesn’t take as much scrubbing and abrasive cleaner as you might expect. Follow these … Continue reading

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Budget friendly bathroom floor ideas

You can add a fresh look to your bathroom with new flooring. Even without a massive renovation budget (or extensive construction knowledge), you can create a space that looks nice and will last for years to come. Here are four … Continue reading

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What does hard water do to plumbing?

Hard water is present when the fresh water running into your home contains high levels of natural minerals, particularly magnesium and calcium. Hard water isn’t bad for your health but can cause problems for your plumbing. The amount of mineral … Continue reading

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