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4 Steps to Hiring a Plumber

A Plumbing Repair Service You Can Count On

Having to call a plumber is one of those inevitable things in life. However, there are a few tips that can help you get the most value for your money.

1. Compare plumbers’ hourly rates Continue reading

How Hard Water Affects Water Heaters

Tips and Advice from a Professional Water Heater Repair Service

The effects of hard water on a water heater are varied, ranging from the creation of scale to the complete failure of the electrical heating elements. However, the biggest effects of hard water can usually be seen with the utility bill. Increased charges are a normal side effect of hard water. Another by-product of hard water is the sediment which makes its way into water lines and subsequently creates blockages. This kind of blockage is normally hard  to detect and leads to a very expensive repair bills. Continue reading

Are Your Drains Backed Up?

What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Sulphuric Acid as a Drain Cleaner?

Sulphuric acid drain cleaners are an effective tool for cleaning out blocked or clogged drains; however, they can also be extremely dangerous. They is easy to use, available in low concentrations, and will chemically break down most materials, in addition to creating heat to melt most blockages. But, they do emit fumes, are corrosive, create serious harm when  touching the skin, and can even cause death when incorrectly used. Continue reading

Not Sure Which Type of Plumber You Need?

What Are the Different Kinds of Plumbing Service?

A plumber has various duties, he repairs and installs waste, water, and other systems. Some of the more common services are emergencies to identify leaks, to unblock pipes and drains and to repair or replace water heaters, garbage disposals, and other appliances. Some plumbers can also remove tree roots that have grown into sewage systems, reroute pipes, and do preventative inspections on new and existing buildings. Emergency plumbing services are more expensive than standard maintenance checks. Continue reading