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When Do I Need a New Toilet? Should I Call Repair Plumbers?

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Do I Need to Call Repair Plumbers to See If I Need a New Toilet or Just a Simple Repair?

 

There are simple Do-It-Yourself toilet repair tips that can help people  identify whether they can make a simple repair, need a total replacement, or need to call repair plumbers. Remember, we will all deal with toilet problems at some point and it’s good to learn the basics. Following the instructions below could help you save both time and money. (more…)

Clogged Drain – Are Both The Toilet and The Lavatory Having Problems?

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Tracking Down a Clogged Drain – How Does This Happen?

bathroom-lavatoryIf a toilet and an adjacent lavatory are both not draining properly, this is often due to a clogged drain problem found in the sewage line. However, because toilets and lavatories are not always designed or built the same, this can also be a sign of worn parts within. Sometimes it takes a professional to know which is which, but in an attempt to help any way we can, please read the first thing we recommend that you do.

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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 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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How To Care for Faucets and Sinks

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Tips on Maintaining Faucets and Sinks

remodeling4If you have installed attractive faucets and sinks, it is important that you follow a regular maintenance schedule. You can either do it yourself or find an experienced plumbing company that can help keep your faucets and sinks in great shape.

Fortunately, preserving the full function of the faucets and sinks doesn’t require a lot of work and effort. Below are several simple steps that you should follow to  properly take care of the faucets and sinks.
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How Common Are Tankless Water Heaters Today?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

 Are Tankless Water Heaters the Wave of The Future?

Tankless water heaters are becoming more and more common. Some homebuilders install them when they’re building new homes, especially the custom homes.

While it’s now an available feature on some homes, the reason that we should start using tankless water heaters more really comes down to education.
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Copper Water Pipe and Leaks – Part II

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Is the Green Color on Water Pipe a Problem?

Why Is “Patina” on Copper Water Pipe an Issue?

In our last article, Leak Geeks described some of the process behind this mysterious “green color”, how it occurs due to moisture and electrolysis, and also touched on why it is important to you and the copper water pipe in your home’s plumbing system. In this article, we will more fully explain the relationship between that “coloration” and problems that you might be experiencing with your plumbing or are likely to be in the near future.

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