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Common Reasons Why Your Toilet Tank is Leaking

[fa icon="calendar'] August 16, 2019 at 10:05 AM / by Home Services Expert

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The toilet is the main throne in the home, whether we like it or not. This seat gets used on a daily basis and will get some wear and tear over time, which can turn into leaks. The tank on the toilet may be the reason for these leaks because all of the valves and pipes are located in this area. Here are some common reasons why the toilet tank might be leaking and a few tips on how to fix them.

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What Can I Do About Low Water Pressure in My Home?

[fa icon="calendar'] August 14, 2019 at 12:32 PM / by Home Services Expert

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If the shower stream in the morning is barely a trickle, the dishwasher or washing machine takes awhile to cycle through, or your sink won’t fill up so you can do the dishes, you’re probably feeling frustrated and losing your patience. These are all signs of low water pressure and there are a few things you can try to fix it.

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Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in Common Plumbing Areas Around Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] August 13, 2019 at 8:30 AM / by Home Services Expert

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A common area that mold likes to grow in and around are pipes. These dark and moist areas help the mold grow and if there are any leaks or condensation in those areas then mold can spread. Here are the most common plumbing areas that can have mold and some tips on how to prevent mold from growing.

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What to Do When the Washing Machine Stops Draining

[fa icon="calendar'] July 26, 2019 at 10:53 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Your dirty laundry’s status has upgraded from pile to mountain. This means that it’s time for a laundry day. However, a washing machine that refuses to drain all the way can halt these plans.

 

Here are some reasons why your washing machine might not be draining, some tips on how to fix the problem yourself and when it’s time to call in an Expert.

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Why Does My Water Go From Scalding to Freezing with No In-Between?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2019 at 11:57 AM / by Home Services Expert

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We’ve all been there before, you’re taking a shower and the temperature is so nice you haven’t thought twice about it. Then all of the sudden you’re scalded with extremely hot water and have to jump out of the way of the water stream. Then shortly after, the water turns freezing cold. This experience is no fun for anyone, and you may be wondering “why does my water keep changing temperatures?"

Of course this isn’t limited to just the shower – it can happen at any temperature controlled source of water. Here we will list the common reasons this happens and the possible solutions to the problem.

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Why Does My Home Tap Water Smell Like Chlorine?

[fa icon="calendar'] March 12, 2019 at 5:21 PM / by Home Services Expert

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You come in from a morning jog or afternoon working in the yard. You’ve been out in the sun, some beads of sweat on your face, and all you can think about is a nice, cold drink of water. As you take a glass from the cupboard, turn on the tap water, and watch it fill up, you smell something resembling bleach. You take a drink of water anyway and it tastes like pool water! Is there something wrong with your plumbing?

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How to Get Rid of Hard Water Stains

[fa icon="calendar'] February 8, 2019 at 2:50 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Are you tired of seeing those cloudy, crusty white spots on your faucets, in your bathtub or even on your dishes? Hard water stains can show up just about anywhere in your home – whether you’re pouring your coffee from a cloudy carafe, washing dishes from a spotted faucet, or scrubbing a toilet that just doesn’t seem to come clean. Hard water stains can make parts of your home look less than ideal, but you can get it gleaming again.

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Fend Off Water Damage By Knowing Where All Your Shut Off Valves Are

[fa icon="calendar'] January 31, 2019 at 10:18 AM / by Home Services Expert

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When you have a backed-up toilet, sink, or sewer system everyone knows not to use it until it’s fixed. To fix it you call an Expert plumber to come check out the problem and see what needs to be done. There's even an emergency plumbing number you can call when things are really bad, and you need it fixed now instead of in a few hours or days.

But… what happens when you have an overflow problem?

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Tips & Tricks to Fix Your Slow Drain Problem

[fa icon="calendar'] January 14, 2019 at 3:06 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Ever wondered if you could fix your slow drain all by yourself without having to pour chemicals down the drain? Sometimes the reason behind the slowness is just a little bit of build up or a big old ball of hair that just never went down. In either of these cases, you should absolutely try fixing your slow drain yourself before calling a plumber to take care of it for you.

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Hot Tips to Avoid Cold Water: 4 Types of Water Heaters to Consider

[fa icon="calendar'] December 21, 2018 at 9:36 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Imagine this: it’s a chilly morning and you really don’t want to get out of your warm bed to get ready for work, but let’s face it you have to. The only thing you’re looking forward to is stepping into that nice warm shower and standing under it for a few extra minutes to get your mind to wake up.

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