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My blog focuses on teaching homeowners more about their plumbing, so that you can enjoy what you have and troubleshoot new problems.

4 Tips To Prevent Your Shower Drain From Clogging

5 June 2015
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It's easy for your shower drain to clog, when you think about all of the hair, soap and other things that can get into it. A shower drain clog can be a major pain, however, and it can cause slow draining, flooding in your bathroom and more. Therefore, it's important to avoid these issues if at all possible. Luckily, there are things that you can do to help prevent your shower drain from clogging. Read More …

Why Water Softeners And Water Heaters Go Together Like Peanut Butter And Jelly

7 May 2015
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Unless you've got a well with a pump or a whole house filtration system, your home likely only has a single water system appliance – the ubiquitous water heater. If you live in an area with hard water, you may end up replacing that heating equipment far more often than usual unless you pair it with a separate water softener. Find out how these two appliances work together to give you a longer lasting water heater and better washing results. Read More …

3 Reasons To Install A Radiant Heating System

5 May 2015
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A radiant heating system is one of the most popular heating systems, mostly because of the many advantages it offers that a forced-air system cannot match. Radiant heating utilizes a series of electrical pads or pipes located in your walls and floors to warm up your home. These heating systems are easy to maintain, do not pollute your air, and lower your energy usage. Lower Your Energy Usage One of the biggest benefits provided by installing a radiant heating system is that it can lower you monthly heating bills and energy usage. Read More …

Insulating Your Ducts For Improved Heating Efficiency

4 May 2015
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Maintaining your furnace is important in keeping your heating bills. Changing out your filter on schedule and having your furnace tuned regularly will help to heat your home quickly and efficiently, but if you ignore your ducts, your heating bills will not be what they should be. To get the most efficiency out of your furnace, you need to inspect your ducts, and if you find that they aren't insulated, you need to address the problem. Read More …

How To Unclog A Toilet

29 April 2015
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A clogged toilet can create havoc with the rest of the house and cause serious problems if it is not dealt with. A clogged toilet can back up raw sewage into the rest of the house and cause water damage to the walls, floors and area around the toilet. Here is a list of step-by-step instructions on how to unclog a toilet using a toilet snake. Items needed: One toilet snake Read More …

About Me
Enjoying Your Plumbing

When you think about the fixtures in your home that keep you happy, you probably take that bathtub, sink, and toilet for granted. However, if you have ever been asked to live without one of these crucial fixtures, you probably quickly discovered how important they really were. That bathtub can give you relief after a long day at the gym, and that toilet can become the most important plumbing device in your home if you come down with the stomach flu. My blog focuses on teaching homeowners more about their plumbing, so that you can enjoy what you have and troubleshoot new problems.