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Common Flushing Questions No One Wants to Ask

[fa icon="calendar'] November 19, 2018 at 4:33 PM / by Home Services Expert

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When you search in Google “common toilet questions” all that comes up are the common issues that people have with their toilet or ways to fix your toilet.

What happens if you just want to know the answer to some of the majorly debated questions such as: if it’s yellow do you really let it mellow or is it gross to flush with the toilet seat up? We have you covered with the flushing questions that range from basic etiquette to flushing fixes.

 

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9 Frequently Asked Questions About Home Plumbing

[fa icon="calendar'] October 31, 2018 at 9:50 AM / by Home Services Expert

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When it comes to your home plumbing, you probably never give it a second thought until you are forced to due to something not working right. Plumbing issues can range from seemingly minor problems to major emergencies that can't wait to be fixed. All in all, it's best to be ready for whatever may come your way and to take a preventative angle and an emergency preparedness angle. That's why we've created this guide to 9 frequently asked plumbing related questions and their answers. 

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5 Things to Know About Water Softeners

[fa icon="calendar'] October 19, 2018 at 11:23 AM / by Home Services Expert

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If you’re a new, current or seasoned homeowner you’ve probably heard about water softeners. But what are they, do they really work, and do you actually need them? Here’s what the Experts say:

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All You Need To Know About Your Garbage Disposal

[fa icon="calendar'] September 17, 2018 at 2:56 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Did you know that your garbage disposal is one of the most used small appliances in your kitchen?Yet, do you really know much about the little appliance you use at least once a day if not more?  

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Check Outside Drains for Clogs if You See Any of These Signs

[fa icon="calendar'] August 16, 2018 at 3:18 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Did you know that keeping your outside drains (including your sewer) clear is just as important as keeping your inside drains and pipes clear? Having a blocked outside drain or sewer can only lead to a disaster for your entire indoor plumbing system.

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Avoid Calling a Chico Plumber with These 5 Tips for Clear Drains

[fa icon="calendar'] July 5, 2018 at 9:39 AM / by Home Services Expert

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If your drains aren't properly taken care of you'll most likely experience quite a few clogs in the future. You might be able to fix most of them, but some will end up requiring a Chico Plumber to take care of it.

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Common Toilet Problems - Easy Fix or is a Chico Plumber Needed?

[fa icon="calendar'] June 6, 2018 at 4:25 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Nothing ruins the day faster than when you realize that your toilet isn’t working the way it should. The question is: can you fix it yourself or do you need to call a Chico plumber

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Be Your Own Chico Plumber: Find the Cause and Fix Your Leaky Faucet

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2018 at 2:09 PM / by Home Services Expert

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Calling a Chico plumber is always a good idea when you find big problems in your plumbing or you aren’t comfortable with fixing the problem on your own.

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25 Simple Things You Can Do to Prolong the Life of Your Plumbing

[fa icon="calendar'] April 17, 2018 at 8:31 AM / by Home Services Expert

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You may want to grab a calculator. But you'll probably get the idea even without it.

If you brushed your teeth this morning, you probably used 2 gallons of water. Afterward, if you took a shower, you used as much as 5 gallons per minute (though nobody was timing you). Still, that's better than filling a bathtub, which requires about 36 gallons of water.

If you washed the dinner dishes by hand, you probably used between 8 and 27 gallons of water. This may sound like a lot because it is – and it's also why energy advocates recommend using the dishwasher instead. It uses only between 6 and 16 gallons.

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Leaky Shower Head Problems You or a Chico Plumber Can Fix

[fa icon="calendar'] April 5, 2018 at 8:11 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Let’s face it, a leaky shower head is more than just a little annoying. The constant drip drip drip can be heard throughout the house and you’ve reached your limit. While you know you need to do something about it before you start to go crazy, you also know that you are not a plumber.

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