2016

  • Keep Your Septic Tank Working Properly By Doing Laundry The Right Way

    Many people do not realize how much doing their laundry can affect the septic system in their house. There is a right and a wrong way to do your laundry. Use the guide that follows to make sure that you do not damage your septic tank by doing your laundry improperly. Do Not Wash All of Your Laundry on One Day The first thing you need to do is to avoid washing all of your laundry in one day.
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  • From Homestead To Hamburger Stand: How A Plumber Can Help Turn Your RV Into A Food Truck

    If you are interested in opening up a food truck, you will be looking for a truck that is clean and comfortable for employees and customers. The cost of the food and license for a year is likely to be much lower than the cost of a brand new food truck. Food trucks themselves can run in the upper tens of thousands of dollars. One way you can create a food truck for less is to utilize an RV.
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  • Replace That Noisy Ineffective Garbage Disposal Unit Yourself

    Your old garbage disposal can become so noisy that you don't bother to use it anymore. Thankfully, you can replace it easily yourself if you use the same make and model of garbage disposal unit. That way you'll be able to use the same mounting hardware on your sink. Here is how you can replace that old unit with a quieter, more efficient garbage disposal. Supplies You'll Need flat-blade screwdriver channel lock pliers wire cutters/strippers small bucket old rags for cleanup Step-By-Step Instructions
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  • Prevent Plumbing Disasters Before They Happen: 3 Signs To Look For

    Plumbing disasters are costly and could potentially cause a great deal of damage to your home. Some problems, such as mold and bacteria, can linger long after the water has drained and dry and the problem is fixed. Fortunately, there are ways to predict or prevent many plumbing problems before they actually happen. Here are three things you can look out for before a disaster happens. Check for leaks: A small leak may not seem like much of a problem, but it could be a disaster in the making.
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  • Exposing Two Sewer Cleaning Myths

    The sewer line is a critical part of your home's plumbing system. Unfortunately, there are many people that may make the mistake of not being particularly informed about this part of the home, which can prove to be a costly and inconvenient error. In particular, it is fairly common for individuals to be under the impression that the following couple of misconceptions about sewer lines are true. Myth: Sewer Cleaning Is Only Needed When You Have A Clogged Line
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  • Sump Pump Installation Tips

    It is no secret that a lot of rain can cause issues if you are living in a home that has a basement. The water comes in and can cause a lot of problems, including the damage it can do to your health. Here are a few guidelines to help install a sump pump in the basement to remedy the problems caused by flooding conditions. Preparation and Setup Locate the area of the basement where the most moisture accumulations during the rainy weather.
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  • How To Keep Your Old Toilet Maintained

    If you have an old toilet, you need to learn how to keep it maintained. This way it will continue working for you. Below are some common problems you may come across, as well as how you can keep your toilet nice and shiny for you and for any visitors that you may have. Preventing Toilet Leaks You can prevent toilet leaks by keeping the hardware in good condition. If your toilet is already leaking, the water will come from either the water pipe or the base of the toilet bowl.
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  • Make These Four Changes To Conserve Water And Cash

    If you find your water bill creeping higher and higher each month, don't fret. Instead, consider swapping your old fixtures for fresh pieces that help preserve water and your paycheck. With a few updates, you can make your home a "green" place that keeps more green in your wallet. 1. High Efficiency Faucet After living in your home for so long, you've gotten used to the constant "drip, drip, drip." Keep your money from going down the drain by replacing your old faucet with a new water-efficient piece.
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  • Simple Ways To Prevent Plumbing Problems

    It's ideal for every homeowner to have a trusted plumber who can be called around the block to deal with any type of plumbing situation -- emergency or otherwise. While involving this expert can take the burden off your shoulders, it's important to ensure that you're doing everything you can to avoid contributing to plumbing problems. Your home's plumbing system can require help from a plumber for a variety of reasons beyond your control -- but having to schedule this visit is tougher to swallow when you know you've directly caused the issue.
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