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  • Easy Ways to Re-Light a Home Water Heater Pilot Light

    When you step into the shower, you count on the water to get nice and hot within a few seconds. If an icy rain greets you instead, you know something’s amiss. The typical reason behind this uncomfortable, chilly surprise is a water heater pilot light that’s gone out. Don’t... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • What Is Your Home’s Water Pressure?

    Going through water pressure challenges can be a real pain in the neck. Regardless if your shower has become a mere drizzle or your garden hose lacks its usual power, understanding and managing your home’s water pressure is required for getting things flowing again. Thankfully, checking your... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • How to Get an Apprenticeship and Avoid Student Loan Debt

    Student loan debt across the nation has been a growing problem for years. Today’s total student debt soars over $1.7 trillion, with the average college graduate owing $20,000 to $25,000. If you’re contemplating your academic journey or advising someone who is, it’s crucial to weigh the... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • 7 Common Causes of No Hot Water

    If you’re reading this, it’s likely because you just had a shockingly cold shower or turned on the faucet and there wasn’t any hot water. It’s an annoying scenario, but don’t stress. Learning the most common reasons your home has no hot water is the first step toward finding a... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Do I Really Need a Water Softener or Is an Inline Filter Sufficient?

    We all need clean water for day-to-day routines like cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene. Many the U.S. homeowners consider the question of which is better—a water filter or a water softener? Explore the important differences between inline water filters and whole-house water softeners, the... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe to Use?

    Unblocking a blocked drain can be dirty work, so many homeowners choose chemical drain cleaners to wash away the crud. Bottles of these chemicals are commonly found in cleaning aisles, but are they completely safe? Dive into the world of chemical drain cleaners, see how they actually clear... Continue reading

    Drain Cleaning
  • Why Is My Toilet Leaking at the Base?

    Do you notice water on the floor at the base of the toilet? Don’t ignore this problem. Left unaddressed, your toilet will continue leaking slowly with each flush, allowing dirty water to pool on the bathroom floor and potentially causing potentially dangerous mold damage and rot in the... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is There No Water in My Toilet Tank? 

    Did you just try to flush your toilet, and nothing changed? Glance into the tank, and you may see no water inside. Before you stress, rest assured that fixing this challenge is usually simple. If you can’t do it yourself, you can always schedule toilet repair with an experienced plumber. Follow... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Is My Toilet Slow to Fill?

    Is your toilet tank filling more slowly than usual? This is a known toilet issue with several possible reasons. Luckily, none of them are major concerns or expensive to address. Follow this guide to get your slow toilet flowing quickly again.  How to Repair a Slow-Filling Toilet  Finding... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Do Plumbers Need a License in Most States?

    Plumbing is a crucial part of your daily life. When you trust a plumber to clear your drains, service your water heater or install a water softener, you’d like the assurance of getting the job done right. While reading reviews and considering the company’s reputation can help, the main... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • 8 Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners 

    Are you ready to be a new homeowner? Well done! It’s exhilarating to own your home and not answer to a landlord. Still, homeownership comes with lots of new responsibilities. For instance, you are now in charge of keeping the pipes and plumbing fixtures in good shape.  The last thing you... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Why Are There Fruit Flies in My Kitchen Sink Drain?

    Has this ever happened to you? You’re washing a dish in the kitchen sink and notice a small creature shoot up out of the drain. Was that a gnat? Then you notice more of them zooming around the kitchen. These aggravating little guys are actually fruit flies. And if you’re wondering how they got... Continue reading

    Plumbing