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The Ultimate Plumbing Checklist for the Holidays

With the holidays only just around the corner, it’s about time we all started checking up on our plumbing works. It’s important to keep an eye on your plumbing all year, but when the holidays are approaching and the frosty weather is beginning to creep in, it’s more important than ever. You don’t want a…

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What Temperature Should a Hot Water Heater Be Set At?

How hot should hot water be? There isn’t really a universal temperature for ‘hot water’ so how do you know what temperature is appropriate for your hot water heater? There’s a suggested temperature for hot water heaters, but a lot of other factors can influence what temperature is appropriate for your heater. Depending on your…

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Do Bath Bombs Clog Drains?

Nothing beats treating yourself to a relaxing, soothing bath after a long, hard day… and when it comes to running a luxurious bath, you can’t go wrong with bath bombs. Incredibly popular, millions of bath bombs are sold every year, and there’s plenty of choices when it comes to size, aromas, and special ingredients. It’s…

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Will My Insurance Cover Broken Pipes?

If a pipe bursts in your home and ruins your floors, will your insurance cover it? Short answer? It should do. Long answer? There are a few things to take into consideration. So, let’s take a look. Depending on your policy’s specifics, your homeowner’s insurance will cover the cost of the pipe replacement. Water damage…

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What to Flush or NOT to Flush?

We all think we know what to flush, like toilet paper, it is made to be flushed. But what about other items that are labeled “flushable”, are they ok to flush? Are tissues, baby wipes, tampon applicators, tampons or paper towels ok to flush? Today, we’re covering exactly what you can and cannot flush down…

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What Can You Do to Fight Coronavirus in Your Home?

Things are scary right now. There are a lot of uncertainties, rumors, and confusing advice going round online about COVID-19. We know that things are stressful at the moment, so we’ve created this easy-to-understand guide covering a few ways you can protect your home – and addressing some of those online rumors too! You probably…

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How to Unclog a Blocked Toilet

With the holiday season fast approaching, your toilets are going to be under added pressure to keep up with all your guests. There’s an unspoken universal rule that toilets will clog at the most awkward time possible – so here’s a quick and easy guide on how to unblock your toilet. Remember: your toilet could…

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Spring Tips to Keep Your Plumbing Perfect

Spring is here, and it’s time to get cleaning – and what better place to start than with your plumbing! Here are some of our top tips to get your plumbing perfect for the springtime. Bathroom Plumbing Tips: Check your faucets for leaks, drips, or any sign of damage. Repair what you can replace what…

Snaking the toilet drain - should I call a plumber

Snaking the Toilet Drain

Should I call a plumber or DIY the job? Many plumbing tasks are DIY, some are not. While swapping out a sink faucet or unclogging a toilet might be within most homeowners’ abilities, there are many plumbing-related projects that can be costly, irresponsible, and even unsafe to do without professional intervention. Snaking the toilet drain is…

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5 Helpful Tips for Troublesome Toilets

Nobody wants to deal with a blocked toilet, and the idea of having to clean one isn’t the nicest thing to think about. Yet it has to be done. There are so many issues that can pop up because of a troublesome toilet, and if you don’t keep on top of it, then it could…