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5 Critical Reasons You Need To Have Your Heating System Professionally Serviced This Fall

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Homeowners are often told told to have their heating and cooling systems checked out by a heating contractor before powering on their systems at the beginning of winter. Although you should be able to heat your home with a simple turn of the thermostat, the health of your HVAC system depends on preventative maintenance care being performed. Your designated heating contractor can perform several critical tasks that will ensure that your house stays heated safely all winter long. Read More»

3 Reasons Why Your Bathroom Smells Bad

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If you’ve scrubbed your toilet, added in more air fresheners, and done everything besides demolished the space and your bathroom still smells bad, your efforts aren’t likely to blame. There are many other contributing factors that can completely throw off the smell in a bathroom. Learn what some of these issues are so that you can start to work towards eliminating them and bringing freshness back to your bathroom. Damaged Wax Seal Read More»

Healthy Cleaning Guidelines When Renting Porta Potties For A Concert Festival

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Concert festivals are often a major financial boon for a city but can be a very messy situation. Renting porta potties is typically required for the whole event. Those who are renting these toilets for a concert event need to clean the regularly to ensure that concertgoers don’t get sick. Porta Potties Fill Up At Various Rates It can be hard to gauge how quickly porta potties fill up at events. Read More»

Have Toddlers In Your Home? 3 Ways To Prevent Kid-Related Plumbing Emergencies

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If you’ve got little one’s it’s just a matter of time before a plumbing emergency occurs and you need to call a plumbing service. Kids are notorious for causing plumbing problems, especially once they find out that there’s water in the toilet, or that the drain makes things disappear. Here are a few strategies you should employ to prevent plumbing emergencies involving your kids. Lock the Toilet When it comes to protecting your plumbing, the first place you should start is the toilet. Read More»

Three Ways To Eliminate Water Hammers

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Water hammers are a common plumbing problem in which your pipes produce an extremely loud banging or clanging sound as water moves around within them. Besides being a disruptive and annoying nuisance throughout the day, water hammers can actually greatly increase the amount of stress being put on your pipes and make certain plumbing issues like burst pipes much more likely. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do to eliminate water hammers before they turn into more serious plumbing problems. Read More»

Problems With Your Water Heater? How To Tell If You Need A New One

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If you recently purchased an existing home, there are some things that you might not know about it. For instance, unless the previous owners divulged every piece of information about the home, you might not know the condition of your water heater. Unfortunately, that lack of information could leave you with a water heater problem later on. Luckily, if you do some homework, and study your water heater, it will tell you when it’s in need of some tender-loving-care, and a service call. Read More»

What Are Your Options For Drain Cleaning?

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Many homeowners reach for caustic drain cleaning chemicals when they experience a slow or clogged drain. However, these chemicals pose a significant risk of burns and possible blindness if occupants of the home are splashed with or otherwise exposed to these chemicals. There are several other options that require only a bit of physicality and some simple equipment, Your weapon of choice will usually be based on both your personal preference and the severity of the drain clog. Read More»

Understanding The Benefits Of Having A Restroom Trailer For Events

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If you plan a lot of events, one way to ensure that the guests enjoy their experience is to provide personal touches at each venue to provide an element of luxury. This is especially necessary when your event is located outdoors where certain amenities are not readily available, such as traditional bathrooms. However, with the use of restroom trailers, you can ensure that your guests are treated with deluxe restroom facilities that are designed to resemble traditional home bathrooms. Read More»

How To Remove A Toilet To Clear The Drain Pipe

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Your toddler has just achieved a goal that had proven insurmountable in past attempts. The apple of your eye has finally flushed something down the toilet that cannot be dislodged by a simple plunger. You must now remove the toilet to snake the drain to snag and remove the offending object. Removing as toilet is relatively simple, but not pleasant. Using a drain auger to snake the drain is the more odious (and odorous) task, and not for the faint of heart. Read More»

3 Tips For Maintaining Your HVAC System

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Your HVAC system may run well right now, but ignoring maintenance can cause the system to prematurely break down. Be sure to do these 3 things to keep your system running smoothly. Get An Inspection Before Winter If the HVAC system breaks down during the summer, you are not completely out of luck. You have options for cooling down your home during the summer, such as opening windows or running the air conditioning. Read More»