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Common Well Pump Problems

Common Well Pump Problems (Troubleshooting) Modern well pump systems are not as simple lowering a bucket into a dug-out hole each time someone wants water.  It needs to work properly and efficiently to the capacity that you and your family enjoys.   There are some things you can do to determine why problems occur and some […]

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Prepare Your Pipes For Cold Weather (Plumbing Winterizing Tips)

Winterizing your pipes because “Old Man Winter” will be here shortly with his bags packed for a three month stay   Neighbor to neighbor…don’t disregard these preparation action tasks.  We have strategically placed our “Emergency” number to the right for the ones who don’t take the hints.  The cost of repair can be more than […]

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EMERGENCY SERVICE

Plumbing emergencies will affect everyone at some point.  To prevent expensive water damage after a plumbing emergency, familiarizing yourself with the following tips is a great investment of time. Emergency Tips Locate the main water shut-off valve which will shut off water to the entire house. Familiarize yourself with the location and operation of the […]

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Plumbing Terms

General Aerator: insert screwed onto a faucet nozzle that reduces splashing by mixing air into the flowing water. Bleed: to release excess air in a pipe by opening a valve at the end. Brass: generic slang term for any faucet or fixture. Faucet: a fixture for drawing or regulating the flow of liquid especially from a pipe Fitting: term used […]

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Sewer Lines – Problems and Maintenance Tips

Causes for sewer line problems?  There can be several factors pending the surrounding area of the home.  The age of the initial installation Surrounding vegetation (*trees and deep-rooted plants) *Tree roots are always in search of water can penetrate even the smallest cracks and seams of an otherwise intact sewer line.   Once a tree root […]

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Plumbing Tips To Save You Money

By taking a few easy steps, you can conserve water and save money without sacrificing comfort. Turn off your taps (faucets or spigots) Let’s face it, we all habitually refocus on “the next thing” after turning off the facet. Well, we thought we turned it off. But alas, the faucet continues to drip.   And drip […]

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7 Ways To Reduce Water Heating Costs & Increase Efficiency

Every time you open a hot water tap, do you feel like you’re running money out of the faucet? Whether washing hands, cleaning clothes or giving the dog a bath, your water heater consumes energy to provide the right water temperature. If you’re concerned about budget issues, as well as the environment, there are steps you […]

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7 Tips To Unclog a Bathroom Sink With Things Around the House

Is your bathroom sink draining slower than usual? Whether it’s a slow drain or a complete clog, it can be difficult to know how to unclog a sink. You may even find yourself wondering if you should tackle the issue yourself, or call the plumber. No worries, we’re here to help. Don’t call the plumber just yet. […]

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5 Major Signs Your Well Needs Repairing

There are many positive factors when it comes to owning a home that relies on private well water. In fact, if you find yourself in this position, it may come to no surprise that your home’s well requires little maintenance from year to year. So, if you’re relishing in the fact that this low maintenance […]

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7 Ways to Conserve Water in Commercial Buildings

Many businesses today practice environmental sustainability on one level or another – they understand that their role in global sustainability practices is not only important, but highlighted when possible. In fact, many consumers base their decision on products and services, whose company “plays their part” in preserving the environment. Often times water conservation isn’t at […]

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