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Posts Tagged ‘pipes’


Does Your Bathroom Faucet Leak When You Flush the Toilet?

Monday, May 19th, 2014

 

It easy to view each item in a bathroom as a separate entity: toilet, bathroom faucet, tub, and shower. But behind the walls and remodeling2underneath the floors, each of these things are connected to one another through the plumbing, as well as to your main water line. Often times, water pressure problems are the root cause of your bathroom faucet leaking when the toilet is flushed. (more…)

Repairing Loose Pipes

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Do I Need A Plumber?

If you notice drain pipes showing water or rattling, which can be a sign of pipes becoming loose under the kitchen sink. Drain pipes are built bgwith large ring nuts that can become loose and cause water damage beneath the cabinets or sinks. When these become loose it’s important to have them adjusted and tightened immediately. In some cases, you may need to call a plumber However, the longer you wait to get these loose pipes fixed, the more water can soak into the cabinets under the sink. Loose rings nuts can also be damaged after the seal on them becomes weak. (more…)

How to Diagnose Vibrating Noises in Pipes

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Tips on Diagnosing Noises in Pipes

leak-geeks-vanAre there strange noises coming from your pipes in the wall? Shaking, pinging, banging, vibrating or hammering?

If so, there is a good chance that the noises in your pipes are a result of what local plumbers call Water Hammer. Fortunately, the problem is normally not difficult or extremely expensive to fix.

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