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6 Tell-Tale Signs There's A Hidden Water Leak In Your Bathroom

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One of the worst things that can happen to a homeowner is a hidden water leak in the bathroom. When leaks go unnoticed for even a short period of time, they can cause expensive damage that may compromise the integrity of the house. The quicker a leak is found, the faster it can be fixed, and the less expensive it will be to repair. The problem is that a hidden leak isn’t always easy to spot.…

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How To Test And Clean A Water Heater Thermocouple

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If your gas-powered water heater will not stay lit, you may have a faulty thermocouple. Below is more information on the role played by thermocouples in water heaters and boiler repair, how you can check one for trouble and repair it should it be coated in soot or other contaminants: What a thermocouple does A thermocouple is a simple device that consists of two dissimilar metals that generate electrical current in the presence of heat.…

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Three Things You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk Of Drain Clogs

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Your home’s drain pipes see a whole lot of use. After all, everything that you put down the drain or flush down the toilet eventually ends up running through the main drain line. Everything from hair to grease and even food residue can build up in the drains, leading to clogs that can even cause major plumbing backups. The first line of defense against these types of problems is your own behaviors.…

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