Don’t Get Flooded Out

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The last thing you’d want to come home to after a nice, relaxing vacation is a flood in your house. That’s one way to really bring down your good mood. Luckily, we have a couple of tips on how you can prevent this from happening while you’re away. Although it may not seem like a common concern, your plumbing doesn’t take a day off and can cause you a problem with no notice at all. Better safe than sorry.  Close …

Copper Piping vs PEX Piping

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Did you know there are lots of different types of pipes out there? It’s probably something you don’t think about too often, but when it comes time for a repair, you’ll want to know about some of the significant differences. When it comes to copper and PEX, which one is better? It all depends on the situation and the application, so we’re going to take you through some of the pros and cons of both. COPPER Copper piping is the …

Don’t Wash Your Dog In The Bathtub

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Professionals recommend bathing your dog one to two times a month. What they forget to tell you, though, is not to bathe your furry friend in the bathtub. See below to find out why. What You Don’t Think About If you’ve given your dog a good belly rub lately or scratched it right behind the ears, you’ll be quick to notice the large amount of hair that comes off. It’s easy to say that your dog doesn’t shed, or it …

Checking Your Plumbing And Avoiding Unwanted Household Pests

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Did you know that plumbing leaks can increase the presence of pests in your home? It’s absolutely true. How is that possible? Think about what insects, bugs, and rodents need to survive. Aside from food (which there’s always plenty of in our homes), they need water. All of these tests will help you to determine if there are leaks in your home that could be inviting pests and rodents to move in. Finding Leaks Finding leaks in your plumbing isn’t …

Do You Have a Leaking Toilet?

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A leaking toilet can waste up to 200 gallons of water per day. That can add up to a significant increase in your utility bill. There’s a simple way you can check for a leak in your toilet.  Steps to check if your toilet is leaking: Remove the lid from the tank and drop around ten drops of food coloring into the water in the tank. Put the lid back on and wait around 15 minutes.  Then take a look …