Experiencing Frozen Pipes This Winter? Here's What You Need To Know

Posted on: 6 July 2015

During cold seasons such as winter, pipes tend to freeze. This can be caused by the cold water flowing through them, the cold temperature of the environment where the pipes are located, or both. This plumbing hazard can occur in any home so it's best to know what you need to do about it. Read on to learn how to detect frozen pipes and how to deal with the problem:
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Causes of Discoloured Water in Your Plumbing

Posted on: 6 July 2015

If you notice that the water in your home is discoloured, there are a few different plumbing problems that could be causing the problem. In some cases, it will be nothing serious, but you will need to have your water tested to find out what is causing the problem. It could be that you have black water because there is algae in the pipes or the pipes are actually starting to degrade and the black is caused by resin beads.
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Common Septic Tank Problems and Their Symptoms

Posted on: 6 July 2015

When a septic tank needs repairs, it's best that this job be done as quickly as possible, to avoid backups, leaks, and other major damage. It's also best if those repairs are done by a professional, as septic tanks can be very dangerous due to their fumes and potential leaks. Unfortunately, some septic tank owners don't know the common signs of needed repairs that should be done to their tanks and may put off repairs for as long as possible.
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Quick Tips for Avoiding Unnecessary Calls to a Plumber

Posted on: 1 July 2015

Plumbing emergencies and maintenance calls are going to be needed in any home at one time or another, as pipes and connectors eventually corrode or need upgrading. While these calls can be needed no matter the age or condition of your home, it's good for homeowners to realize what they can do, and avoid doing, so that they don't need to call a plumber unnecessarily. Unfortunately too many calls to plumbers are avoidable or have been caused by an oversight on the part of the homeowner:
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