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A few simple plumbing preparations now will help prevent headaches and costly repairs throughout the fall and winter months. 1. Disconnect outside water hoses. If left connected, water in the hoses can freeze and expand causing faucets and connecting pipes inside your home to freeze and break. 2. Make sure outside faucets aren’t dripping or… Read more »

New Toilet Buying Guide!

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Sick of your old, leaky, water hog of a toilet and want to buy a new one? You’ll find water-efficient toilets with an array of options: Factor in Efficiency when Deciding the Best Toilet to Buy: The drive to innovate started in 1994, when the 1.6-gallons-per-flush (gpf) mandate went into effect, replacing the 3.5 to… Read more »

Use a Bacteria Additive in Your Septic System!

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Septic systems treat sewage with naturally occurring bacteria found in wastewater. Septic System homeowners should use a live organic bacterium that breaks down the presence of unnatural substances and solids, like detergents and soaps, that sometimes enter your septic system. If these common household substances penetrate your septic system, they kill off the naturally occurring… Read more »

Home Plumbing Resolutions!

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As 2022 comes to an end, perhaps it is time to consider some ‘Home Plumbing Resolutions’ to keep things flowing in 2023! Toilet Maintenance: Anything with moving parts breaks or wears down over time – that includes the moving parts of your toilet. Save water and avoid problems later with good toilet maintenance this year.•… Read more »