Protecting Your Pipes

Why Your Location May Be Unsuitable For Septic System Installation

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Septic systems have their advantages, but there are areas where they cannot be constructed. If you are planning to install a septic waste system, a septic company has to evaluate your home and confirm that the conditions are right for the construction. Here are some of the factors that may make your home unsuitable for a septic system: Bad Soil Conditions Not every type of soil can handle a septic system and its associated wastes. Read More»

What To Do If Your Water Line Breaks

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If you have a broken water line in your home, you are going to want to make sure that you are acting quickly. This is not something that you can wait to take action on, as that would cause many more problems than you want to deal with. To help make sure that you are ready to take all of the right steps, you are going to want to review the following tips: Read More»

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»