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3 Reasons To Have Your Drains Professionally Cleaned

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When you notice that your drains aren’t moving water as quickly as they should or you smell an odor coming from your kitchen or bath drains, you may be tempted to simply go to your local hardware store and buy the supplies you can use at home to unclog them. While this can give you temporary results (if they work), you may not be solving the actual problem. In some cases you can actually make your situation worse.…

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5 Good Reasons To Let Go Of Your Old Water Heater

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Your water heater has served you well these past few years, but it won’t last forever. Sooner or later you’ll be faced with the prospect of replacing your current water heater with a newer and more energy-efficient model. If you can’t bring yourself to say goodbye to your old water heater, here are a few good reasons why you should give it the farewell it deserves. Your Water Heater is Nearing the End Of Its Life…

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Three DIY Plumbing Safety Mistakes To Avoid

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Whether it’s a clogged drain or a leaking pipe, you may be tempted to try and fix the problem yourself. If you do take the DIY plumbing route, safety should be your primary concern. The following are a few plumbing mistakes to avoid, since they can cause major injury – or worse. #1: Ignoring the electrical system Your goal may be to remove a broken pipe or find a leak behind a wall, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore the electrical system.…

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