Protecting Your Pipes

3 Benefits Provided By A Tankless Water Heater

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Tankless water heaters are a fine addition for any homeowner to consider because it can do quite a bit toward making your home more energy efficient and comfortable. Listed below are just a few of the many benefits provided by a tankless water heater: Your Hot Water Will Last Much Longer The chief reason that so many people have chosen to go with this type of water heater option is that it will make the hot water in their homes last much longer. Read More»

How To Remove An Old Furnace From Your New Home

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When you move into a new home, there is a good chance that you will need to have your heating furnace replaced with a new furnace. The current furnace might be old and you may need a new furnace installed instead. Also, the old furnace might have been installed by someone who wasn’t concerned about energy-efficiency. Knowing how to replace your furnace is a useful skill. Safety First Make sure to cut power to the area where the furnace is located. Read More»

What You Should Know About Plumbing Emergencies

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You should familiarize yourself with the things you should do in the midst of plumbing emergencies and/or other plumbing issues. This way, you can act quickly and appropriately when something happens with the plumbing around your house. Here is a short guide to dealing with some of the more common plumbing emergencies you may face: Important – Keep the phone number of a 247 emergency plumber handy at all times, so you know right where it is if you need it. Read More»

Ready For Your Holiday Guests? 4 Ways To Make Sure That Your Plumbing Is Too

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If you’re expecting out-of-town guests during the holidays, don’t forget to get your plumbing ready. You don’t want your visit to be interrupted by unexpected plumbing problems. The most important thing you can do is have your septic system serviced, especially if it’s been a while since you had it emptied. Beyond that step, there are a few other things you can do to prevent plumbing troubles during the holidays. Here are four of the simple steps you can take to prep your plumbing for holiday guests. Read More»

Teflon Tape For Plumbing – What Beginners Need To Know

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If you have some plumbing repairs to make, there is one thing that you should have on hand – Teflon tape. Teflon tape is a thin tape that is wrapped around the threading on pipe connections. It is meant to seal the gaps between the threads and prevent leaks. Here’s what you need to know about using Teflon tape in your plumbing repairs. Select the Teflon Tape for the Job When you are shopping for the Teflon tape, you will notice two different colors – white and yellow. Read More»