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Tips on Buying a Garden Hose

Length is important when purchasing a garden hose, but it's not the most important factor. Let this one be your last with these valuable buying tips.

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Common Outdoor Plumbing Problems

This outside portion of the plumbing is important as it is the gateway from which your water comes into your home and the waste water exits.

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Testing your Home's Water Quality

The water in North American households can be susceptible to contaminants. It's important to be aware of the contaminants and how to test your water quality.

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Replace Rubber Washing Machine Hoses With Stainless Steel

There is a distinct reason why rubber hoses connected to washing machines have a tendency to burst.

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Anti Scald Mixing Valves and your Hot Water Heater

Anti-scald mixing valves can also be installed on faucets and taps, or purchased with the control already included.

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Basement Flood Alarms

While these types of water alarms can be more expensive to have installed by a professional; they will save you the stress and cost of repairs caused by water damage.

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The Risks of Using an Unlicensed Plumber

Unlike a licenced plumber, an unlicensed plumber doesn’t have the years of experience it takes to provide the quality of workmanship that a licensed plumber can offer.

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Water Discolouration and Quality

There are several possible causes for discoloured water or particles in your water. Here are a few things you can do to determine how to solve this problem.

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Why You Should Hire a Plumber to Install Your Washing Machine

Installing a washing machine is relatively easy provided that the cold and hot water supplies are already in place. You also have to be sure that there is a correct drain hookup that passes current codes....

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How to Improve the Water Quality in Your Home

Water is essential for life, but just as important as access to water is the quality of the water. The better the quality of the water in your home, the more health benefits you could see for yourself...

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What to do in a Plumbing Emergency

Ignoring an emergency plumbing problem, not only can it be expensive and a waste of water, it can also be very damaging to the building and its contents.

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Top Plumbing Questions

Here is a sampling of questions relating to what a plumber might be asked by the average consumer in need of their services.

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Preventing Backups in your Home

By following some simple rules, and proper drain maintenance, clogged drains can be avoided.

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Should You Fix Your Rusty Pipes?

In today's new homes, the plumbing systems are made of non-corrosive plastic materials. However, many homes still have plumbing systems that are made from the original cast iron or galvanized piping installed...

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Moving your Washing Machine and Dryer Location

When moving your washing machine and dryer's location you must first find out if you can do it yourself or need a professional's help.

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How to Fix Noisy Water Pipes

Does your home sound like something from an old horror movie every time you turn the tap on? Do you hear hammering, rattles and shrieks?? Well the good news is it’s not a poltergeist that has invaded...

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Plumbing Problems

Often times we ignore or fail to see small warning signs that will tell you it’s time to have a professional inspect your homes plumbing.

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Most Common Plumbing Leaks

Some Plumbing leaks can be obvious such as dripping faucets, however, many others go undetected for long periods of time because they are not easily detectable.

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Why You Should Be Looking At Getting Environmentally Friendly Toilets For Your Home

These days eco-friendly, economical, conservation are common household terms used. As such we find ourselves thinking about these terms when we make household purchases such as a new toilet. Toilets that...

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Different Types of Toilets

At first glance, you would think buying a new toilet is a simple task. Just exactly how many options could there be? Well actually there are hundreds of options for toilets these days. With new technologies...

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Eight Plumbing Inspections to make when Buying a New Home

A proper plumbing inspection before buying a home will ensure a worry-free future in your new home.

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Prevent Basement Flooding

Did you know that not all basement flooding is caused by outside sources? While wet weather and improper grading can cause basement flooding, what you do in your home is just as important as what happens...

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Troubleshoot and Repair a Leaky Faucet

Letting your leaky faucet drip away can be a costly mistake. Not only does it waste huge amounts of water, it can also signal the existence of plumbing issues.

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Plumbing System Installation Done Right

Installing plumbing systems is a major undertaking, and ensuring it’s done right the first time is well worth the investment.

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