Plumber’s tips on drainage problems

Trouble down the drain
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How should a homeowner deal with a drainage problem? (Photo Credits)

Drainage problems at home can be very stressful. Even if the drain question is outside the home, the mere fact that it creates puddles, mud and wet spots in the yard or the garden, can be considered enough of a hassle. Plumbing […]

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Plumbing and HVAC Red Flags in a Home for Sale

What to watch out for when buying a house
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What are the signs that there are plumbing and HVAC issues in a property for sale? (Photo Credits)

When buying a home it is important to be vigilant about the fixtures and features of the property one is buying to avoid possible accidents and additional expenses. Bringing […]

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Plumber’s advice on installing shut-off valves

Shut-off valve 101
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How important is a gate valve? (Photo Credits)

Water valves are essential plumbing fixtures installed to ensure that plumbing problems can be somehow controlled around the house. Plumbing Association of San Diego    

The website HomeTime described the shut off valves as one of the most important plumbing fixtures that should be installed and become part […]

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Warning signs of an HVAC Problem

Clues to determine HVAC Issues
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There are telltale signs that could indicate possible HVAC Issues. (Photo Credits)

A home’s HVAC unit can exhibit clues that there may be operational issues in the offing. It is then very important to regularly have HVAC units inspected and maintained to avoid issues.

Third Party Service Ratings Website Angie’s List for […]

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Plumber’s advice on dealing with outdoor broken pipes

Bursting Pipes outside the Home
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When outdoor pipes burst. (Photo Credits)

Outdoor pipes burst, and it can wreak havoc outside any person’s home. In worst cases it can even cause flooding. So what should a homeowner do, when an outdoor pipe bursts outside his home?

Plumbers advise that if in case such thing occurs outside your home, and […]

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What to do when a pipe bursts

Water pipe trouble
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How to deal with broken pipes. (Photo Credits)

A bursting water pipe is not uncommon as it can happen to any household. Damage however to the plumbing fixtures as well as to the home in general can be minimized when the homeowner knows what to do in case such thing occurs in his […]

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Top Household HVAC Problems

Dealing with common HVAC concerns
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Top concerns on Household HVAC use. (Photo Credits)

HVAC Systems are not completely faultless systems because from time to time it may experience operational issues or concerns. The occurrence of these issues though depend on the routine maintenance schedule its owners undertake for their household HVAC.

The US Department of Energy summed up […]

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Plumber’s guide on foul-smelling tap water

Stinky water from the faucet
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How to deal with malodorous water coming from the tap. (Photo Credits)

Foul smelling water coming from the tap can be nasty. It can even be stressful or alarming especially since it may denote impurities in the water, which may cause illnesses or skin damage.

Inspectapedia.com shared the different types of foul […]

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HVAC Expert’s take on the use of Space Heaters

Are Space Heaters Dangerous?
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The advantages and disadvantages of using space heaters. (Photo Credits)

Space heaters can be very efficient when it comes to providing much needed warmth during an otherwise cold, cold winter. But are these contraptions a big help, or a huge risk?

Winterizing the HVAC System

The National Fire Protection Association came up with […]

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Plumber’s Advice on Smelly Drains

Dealing with stinky drainage
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Drains can be stinky, and it could mean a bigger plumbing concern. (Photo Credits)

Smelling something resembling a sewage but cannot pinpoint where the stink is coming from? It could probably be one of the drains?

If it is it then, how should a homeowner deal with it?

Family Handyman came up with a […]

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