Protecting Your Pipes

4 Common Signs Of A Residential Slab Leak

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Some leaks, such as those in a pipe under a sink, are easy to spot. But, most of the plumbing in a home is hidden behind walls or underground, meaning that identifying a leak can be difficult. A slab leak occurs when a pipe under the foundation of a home begins leaking. It is important to detect and repair a slab leak promptly, since a major leak can cause a lot of damage to a home’s foundation. Read More»

3 Reasons Why Septic Systems And Cat Litter Don't Mix

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Cleaning your favorite feline’s litter box isn’t a glamorous job, but you can’t count on your cat to do it for you. As you scoop out those telltale clumps, you might be tempted to toss those clumps in the toilet. Some cat litter brands even market themselves as being “flushable.” However, the last thing you should do is give your cat litter a one-way ticket down the toilet, especially if your home relies on a septic tank. Read More»

Are Tree Roots Invading Your Sewer Line? Only A Professional Plumber Provides A Permanent Solution

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If all of the plumbing fixtures in your home are backing up with foul-smelling sewage, your sewer line is clogged. One of the most common causes of a clogged sewer line is tree root intrusion. Tree roots get into your pipes through the joints that connect sections of pipe. Roots will grow into the joints of the pipe and then begin growing into the pipe itself, preventing water from draining through the sewer line. Read More»

Signs That Point To You Needing A New Water Heater

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You will want to opt for a new water heater installation before it gets to the point where you are completely without any hot water. Ice cold showers can be brutal. Therefore, you will want to make sure that you are taking some time to review the following signs that may indicate that it is time to buy a new water heater. The Water Is Taking A Lot Longer To Warm Up Read More»

4 Tips for Keeping Pet Hair out of Your Drains

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You love your pets, but you don’t love the hair they leave behind. Just like human hair, animal hair can easily contribute to hard-to-remove clogs in your drains and pipes. You should avoid bathing your pets in sinks or bathtubs, but that’s not always possible. When you do need to use your sink or bathtub, you’ll want to learn how you can minimize or even eliminate the pet hair that ends up in your drain. Read More»