Blog Posts in november, 2014

  • Frozen Pipes

    Why Does a Plumbing System Freeze? Freezing and busting pipes are one of the many things that home and business owners fear in the winter season. It is not uncommon for the plumbing of a residence to freeze or even bust given the low temperatures during the winter. Although it is a common issue, it can be easily avoided. There are certain things you can do around the home to better prepare your …

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  • Drain Clog Prevention

    Clogged drains are a common household problem, and fixing them can be time consuming and expensive. We tend to just dump everything down the drain without thinking about the consequences. According to Home Advisor, a moderate to severe clog can cost around $211 dollars! Clogged drains are not only an annoying problem, but it can also shorten the lifespan of your pipes. Preventative maintenance …

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  • The Secret to Lowering Your Water Bill

    Imagine this. It is winter and you live North Dakota. You have invited guests for a few days and then you all plan to leave for a warmer climate. A few minutes before they arrive you check the toilet in their room and, oh no, the toilet is not working. You immediately call the plumber and he fixes the problem in a few minutes. Whew! That was close. Then you leave for the tropics. You have radiant …

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  • Saving Money With Preventive Plumbing Maintenance

    “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Ben Franklin said that and he was right. Ben was always right! Investing just a little bit of money in making sure your home’s plumbing system is kept up-to-date and in top working order, will save you money in the long run. When old pipes become corroded and burst, that’s a problem that is both expensive to fix and a tremendous inconvenience that …

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