Protecting Your Pipes

Minor Plumbing Issues That Can Turn Into Major Problems During Winter Storms And Ice Cold Temperatures

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You may currently have a minor problem with a slow drain, a pipe that sweats, or extremely cold water that comes out of faucets when temperatures drop. These problems can turn into serious issues during winter weather, which is why these issues need to be addressed to avoid serious plumbing repair emergencies. The following minor plumbing problems are some of the main causes of winter plumbing damage that can cause serious damage to your home: Read More»

Pumping Silt? 4 Problems That Could Be Plaguing Your Well

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If you have a well and you’ve discovered silt in your water, the problem could be associated with the age of your well. If you have a new well, you could be pumping up silt that’s left behind from the installation. However, there are other reasons why your well could be pumping silt into your home. Here are four possible causes of your water problems: You’ve Got the Wrong Size Pump Read More»

Tips For Identifying A Slab Leak Under Your Home

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A slab leak is a type of leak that occurs when a pipe under your home’s foundation cracks or bursts. Since the leak is located underneath your home, it won’t display the same signs that a broken pipe under a sink or behind drywall does. However, it is important to identify slab leaks and have them repaired by an experienced plumber as promptly as possible to help prevent issues with your foundation. Read More»

Hydro-Jetting Is The Best Solution For Your Home's Clogged Sewer Line. Here's Why

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If all of the fixtures in your home are draining slowly or if wastewater is backing up into your bathtub or shower drain, it’s likely that your home has a clogged sewer line. A clogged sewer line is a serious problem, since you’ll be unable to use your home’s plumbing until the issue is fixed. It could also potentially represent a health hazard when wastewater starts backing into your home. Read More»

Why Do Drainfields Fail?

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One of the most disheartening things for a homeowner to discover is that their septic system has failed. Septic system failures can lead to a variety of stinky, costly, and potentially hazardous problems. Serious septic problems often require ground excavation and they can be both expensive and disruptive. Of the many problems that commonly occur with septic systems, few are as frustrating as drain field failures. Understanding Your Drainfield Your drainfield, also known as the leaching field, is the last stop for wastewater from your house. Read More»