Know Where the Shut-off Valves Are!

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Winter can cause a great deal of worry for homeowners. From severe cold weather, to heating costs, to potential plumbing disasters, the cold weather can sure be unforgiving.  Many types of plumbing emergencies call for turning off the main water supply. Do you know the location of your home’s main water shut-off valve? Equally as important are… Read more »

Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips!

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With Thanksgiving upon us, many of us have started to make preparations and getting ready for the upcoming holiday. But did you know that for residential plumbers, Thanksgiving is the single busiest day of the year? In fact, plumbing problems spike by 50 percent the day after Thanksgiving — and it’s no doubt why. Just… Read more »

Fall Plumbing Tips for your Home!

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Remove, Drain and Store Garden Hoses You want your garden hose to last another year, so it’s important that you properly stow it away. When the hose has been disconnected, drain the water and place it in an area of your home that will not reach freezing temperatures.  Water that’s left over inside the hose… Read more »

Household Uses for Vinegar!

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Clear Clogged Drains:  A combination of white vinegar and baking soda is a very effective ways to unclog and deodorize drains.  To clear clogs in sink and tub drains, use a funnel to pour ½ cup baking soda, ½ cup salt, and lastly 2 cups boiling vinegar. When the foaming subsides, flush with hot tap… Read more »