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Finding the Water Leaks In Your Shower

Monday, June 9th, 2014

remodeling9Having a leaky shower is a pain, but not knowing where the leak is coming from can be absolutely maddening. Water leaks are all too common. Whether you are in a new construct that settled and the seals are now offset, or in an older bathroom where wear and tear has diminished the effectiveness of your shower pane, the bottom line is you need to take care of it right away. (more…)

Plumbing Repair Services: Replacing Your Bathtub

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

remodeling10Your old bathtub has seen better days. There’s a chip in the finish or years of buildup around the drain. If you are thinking about replacing an old bathtub yourself or hiring one of the many plumbing repair services in your area, there are some things you need to consider. (more…)

Tankless Water Heater Installation

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Replacing the Old with the New

Converting your old water heater to a tankless system involves making some changes to your home. The main advantages of installing a tankless water heater come in energy savings, as tankless systems only heat the water you need, when you need it. This will save you money in the long run. Tankless systems are also sealed combustion units, which greatly reduces the risk of carbon monoxide entering your home. (more…)

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…)

How Can I Protect My Home
From High Water Pressure?

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Plumbing Problems and Repairs
Related to High Water Pressure

image of licensed plumberWe are frequently asked about constantly running Toilets. One of the issues that we talked about is high water pressure in the home’s water supply system. Few people enjoy low water pressure when it comes to a shower or trying to water their lawn or other day to day activities.

Whilе ѕоmе might consider high wаtеr рrеѕѕurе a gооd thing, wаtеr pressure thаt iѕ too high саn саuѕе annoying аnd еxреnѕivе dаmаgе.

High water рrеѕѕurе can be a mаjоr саuѕе of lеаkѕ, pipe damage, and wasted wаtеr. Sуmрtоmѕ of wаtеr рrеѕѕurе induced problems include leaks in multiple fixturеѕ in thе home, leaks thаt only appear intermittently – likе аt night, and tоilеtѕ running оссаѕiоnаllу withоut being uѕеd.

Learn hоw to detect it, рrеvеnt it, and fix it. (more…)

Can High Water Pressure Cause My Toilet To Run All The Time?

Monday, April 7th, 2014

How Does High Water Pressure Cause a Toilet to Run?

water pressureMany people call and ask what causes their toilet to run constantly. Sometimes it is difficult to determine what the real problem is because there are several reasons that can cause that to happen, including high water pressure.

To help you understand, we will look at reasons this might occur.

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Toilet Leaks – When to Call Repair Plumbers?

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Should I Call Repair Plumbers If It’s Leaking Around My Toilet?

Thеrе is wаtеr оn the flооr аrоund thе bаѕе оf my toilet. It seems to be lеаking frоm undеr my toilet whеn I fluѕh. Do I need to call repair plumbers immediately?

Before you call repair plumbers, you could try the following do-it-yourself steps and maybe save yourself some money. It probably won’t save you much time though.

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How To Replace Two Handled Faucets in 4 Steps

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

4 Simple Steps to  Replacing Two Handled Faucets

plumbing-fixturesTwo handled faucets hаvе intеrnаl раrtѕ thаt eventually wеаr оut. The first tо gо are typically the washers and о-ringѕ, then the seals, аnd thеn роѕѕiblу even thе ѕtеm.

Lеаkу fаuсеtѕ аrе never a good sign and ѕhоuld bе tаkеn саrе оf promptly. A leaky faucet will gеt соrrоdеd,  will wаѕtе a lоt оf wаtеr, аnd cost уоu mоnеу unecessarily.

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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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