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  • Easy Ways to Re-Light a Home Water Heater Pilot Light

    When you step into the shower, you count on the water to get nice and hot within a few seconds. If an ice-cold rain greets you instead, you know something’s wrong. The typical root cause behind this nasty, cold surprise is a water heater pilot light that’s gone out. Don’t... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • What Is Your Home’s Water Pressure?

    Dealing with water pressure challenges can be a real hassle. Regardless if your shower has become a mere drizzle or your garden hose lacks its usual intensity, understanding and maintaining your home’s water pressure is necessary for getting things flowing again. The good thing is, testing your... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • How to Get an Apprenticeship and Avoid Student Loan Debt

    Student loan debt across the nation has been a growing issue for years. Today’s total student debt is more than $1.7 trillion, with the average college graduate owing $20,000 to $25,000. If you’re contemplating your educational journey or giving advice to someone who is, it’s important to... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • 7 Common Causes of No Hot Water

    If you’re reading this, it’s likely because you just had a shockingly cold shower or turned on the faucet to discover that your house doesn’t have hot water. It’s an irritating situation, but don’t panic. Learning the most common reasons your home has no hot water is the first step... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Do I Really Need a Water Softener or Is an Inline Filter Sufficient?

    We all need clean water for day-to-day tasks like cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene. Many the U.S. homeowners ask themselves which is right for them—a water filter or a water softener? Examine the key differences between inline water filters and whole-house water softeners, the advantages... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe to Use?

    Unblocking a clogged drain can be dirty work, so many homeowners use chemical drain cleaners to wash away the crud. Bottles of these cleaners are frequently found in cleaning cabinets, but are they completely safe? Dive into the world of chemical drain cleaners, see how they work and learn why... Continue reading

    Drain Cleaning
  • Why Is My Toilet Leaking at the Base?

    Do you spy water pooling around the toilet? Don’t put your head in the sand. Left unaddressed, your toilet will continue leaking slowly with each flush, allowing dirty water to pool on the bathroom floor and potentially causing potentially dangerous mold damage and rot in the subfloor.  A... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is There No Water in My Toilet Tank? 

    Did you just try to flush your toilet, and nothing changed? Look within the tank, and you could see no water inside. Before you stress, rest easy that fixing this problem is usually straightforward. If you can’t figure it out yourself, you can always arrange toilet repair with an experienced... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is My Toilet Slow to Fill?

    Is your toilet tank filling more slowly than usual? This is a frequent toilet problem with multiple possible reasons. Fortunately, none of them are major concerns or costly to address. Follow this guide to get your slow toilet functioning properly again.  How to Fix a Slow-Filling... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Do Plumbers Need a License in Almost All States?

    Plumbing is an important part of your day-to-day life. When you trust a plumber to clear your drains, repair your water heater or install a water softener, you’d expect the assurance of a job well done. While reading reviews and considering the company’s years of experience can help,... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • 8 Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners 

    Are you happy to be a new homeowner? Congratulations! It’s exhilarating to own a home and not answer to a landlord. Nonetheless, homeownership comes with lots of new responsibilities. For instance, you are now in charge of keeping any pipes and plumbing fixtures in good shape.  The last... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Are There Fruit Flies in My Kitchen Sink Drain?

    Has this ever happened to you? You’re scrubbing a dish in the kitchen sink and notice a tiny creature buzz up out of the drain. Is that a gnat? Then you see more of them buzzing around the kitchen. These annoying little guys are actually fruit flies. And if you’re wondering how they got in... Continue reading

    Plumbing