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  • How to Re-Light a Home Water Heater Pilot Light

    When you get into the shower, you know the water will get nice and hot within a few seconds. If an ice-cold rain greets you instead, you know something’s wrong. The typical culprit behind this nasty, harsh surprise is a water heater pilot light that’s gone out. Don’t worry—relighting the... Continue reading

  • Easy Ways You Can Test Water Pressure at Home

    Experiencing water pressure issues can be a real nuisance. Regardless if your shower has become a mere drizzle or your garden hose lacks its usual force, understanding and managing your home’s water pressure is required for getting things flowing again. The good thing is, testing your water... Continue reading

  • How to Get an Apprenticeship and Avoid Student Loan Debt

    Student loan debt in the USA has been a growing issue for a very long time. Today’s total student debt soars over $1.7 trillion, with the average college graduate owing $20,000 to $25,000. If you’re considering your educational journey or giving advice to someone who is, it’s important to... Continue reading

  • 7 Common Causes of No Hot Water

    If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you just had a shockingly cold shower or turned on the faucet to discover that your house doesn’t have hot water. It’s an irritating scenario, but don’t panic. Learning the most common causes of no hot water is the first step toward... Continue reading

  • Do I Really Need a Water Softener or Is an Inline Filter Sufficient?

    You need clean water for daily tasks like cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene. Many the U.S. homeowners ask themselves which is better—a water filter or a water softener? Explore the important differences between inline water filters and whole-house water softeners, the advantages they... Continue reading

  • Why Is My Toilet Leaking at the Base?

    Do you notice water puddled near the toilet? Don’t put your head in the sand. Left unaddressed, your toilet will continue leaking a little bit with each flush, allowing unsanitary water to pool on the bathroom floor and potentially causing potentially dangerous mold damage and rot in the... Continue reading

  • Why Is There No Water in My Toilet Tank? 

    Did you just try to flush your toilet, and nothing changed? Glance inside the tank, and you could see no water inside. Before you panic, rest easy that repairing this issue is usually easy to accomplish. If you can’t complete this yourself, you can always schedule toilet repair with an... Continue reading

  • Why Is My Toilet Slow to Fill?

    Is your toilet tank filling more slowly than usual? This is a common toilet issue with several possible culprits. Luckily, none of them are major concerns or expensive to fix. Follow this guide to get your slow toilet flowing quickly again.  How to Fix a Slow-Filling... Continue reading

  • Why Do Plumbers Need a License in Almost All States?

    Plumbing is an essential part of your everyday life. When you call a plumber to clean your drains, fix your water heater or install a water softener, you’d expect the assurance of getting the job done right. While reading reviews and considering the company’s history can help, the main... Continue reading

  • 8 Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners 

    Are you ready to be a new homeowner? Congrats! It’s thrilling to own your home and not have to deal with a landlord. Still, homeownership includes plenty of new responsibilities. For instance, you are now responsible for keeping any pipes and plumbing fixtures in good working order.  The... Continue reading

  • Why Are There Fruit Flies in My Kitchen Sink Drain?

    Has this ever happened to you? You’re scrubbing a dish in the kitchen sink and notice a tiny creature buzz up out of the drain. Is that a gnat? Then you notice more of them flying around the kitchen. These irritating little guys are actually fruit flies. And if you’re asking how they got in... Continue reading

  • 5 Tips to Prep Your Homes Plumbing for Maximum Summer Fun

    Summer is around the corner, and that means barbecues, graduation parties, Fourth of July fun and other outdoor gatherings are probably part of your seasonal schedule. But before you finalize the summer calendar, you’ll want to ensure your plumbing system is prepared for higher use. A plumbing... Continue reading

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