November 11 2015 0comment
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Energy Saving Tips

You can lower your water heating costs by using and wasting less hot water in your home. To conserve hot water, you can fix leaks, install low-flow fixtures, and purchase an energy-efficient dishwasher and clothes washer. If you have already started following steps to becoming energy efficient in your home or place of work, but […]

November 09 2015 0comment
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Lead In Plumbing

With all the new about the Lead levels in the Flint water supply, I thought it would be a good time to discuss lead and it introduction into our water supply and systems. Numerous elements and minerals are present in our drinking water. Some occur naturally. Others enter or leach into the water on the […]

November 08 2015 1Comment
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Odor from Plumbing?

Plumbing Smells Smells are a good indication that something is amiss. Use your senses and do some investigating. If this is something you are not comfortable with or cannot find then you should call a plumber. When it comes to plumbing smells it is always best to be safe, so don’t ignore something just because […]

November 05 2015 0comment
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Copper, PVC or Galvanized Pipe?

Some people pull their hair out trying to decide which pipes to buy for their indoor plumbing projects. In order to make it easier for you to decide, you need to know what material indoor plumbing pipes are made of. The three most common kinds of indoor pipes are listed as follows: Copper, Galvanized, PVC. […]

November 01 2015 0comment

Why Do PVC & CPVC Pipes Occasionally Fail

PVC and CPVC pipes and fittings are excellent products and have been used successfully for decades. There is a low failure rate and the use of PVC/CPVC materials offer significant advantages over metal piping materials including ease of installation and very low failure rates. However, as with all plumbing products including metal piping, occasionally a pipe or fitting […]