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By: Kurt Wilson | March 29, 2016

Water heaters have become an important part of our daily routine. They become especially helpful when the cold winter season begins. But what happens when you have a water heater leak? If your water heater is leaking, this is a sign that something is wrong with your system. The problems could range from a simple loose valve to an issue as major as a corroded tank. What do you do when you see dripping from your heater’s tank or when you see water pooling around your water heater’s base? 

Read on to find out how to properly diagnose water heater leaks and how to deal with them. 

DIAGNOSE

The first obvious step is to diagnose the problem. Sometimes the water pooling you see around the base of your water heater isn’t coming from a leak at all but ...

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By: Kurt Wilson | February 24, 2016

Like how most problems are being solved, repairing your plumbing issues also requires the basic knowledge of how it works and the parts that make up the entire system.  And if you are fond of doing the repairs yourself but don’t know enough about plumbing, continue reading and we’ll help you know more about plumbing so you can do the repairs right and save time and money.


Plumbing Systems Always Have Two Subsystems


The first subsystem brings the clean water in (supply system) and the second one takes the dirty water out (drainage system). 


What you need to know about the supply system:


The water that comes from the 1st subsystem is under pressure.  Since houses mostly have different water sources for all the different corners, the water needs p...

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By: Kurt Wilson | February 23, 2016

It all starts with not draining as quickly as it does before. Then, you get that horrible stench.  Until you’re left with nothing but a clogged drain.  Intervention is needed immediately when problems like this arise.  Don’t worry, we got you covered.  We’ve listed 10 easy ways that you can try before you call the plumber.


  1. There’s always that buildup of hair that you won’t be able to simply pick up with your hands.   If this is something that you might be experiencing, simply take a wire coat hanger, straighten it and bend an end, creating a hook.  Start feeding it down the drain, making sure that you’re not pushing the clog further down.  As soon as you have pulled everything that’s clogging the drain, flu...

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By: Kurt Wilson | February 22, 2016

Choose from the various types of garage heaters to keep you warm during the cold winter months.

Garage heaters are great heating alternatives among homeowners who live in places that have bitterly cold winters. Garage heaters are an excellent heat source in preventing pipes and other equipment from freezing, keeping parked vehicles relatively warm through the night and allowing you to socialize or holding small get-together in your garage or finishing workshop projects in the midst of the cold winter season.

By having extensive knowledge and understanding of the various types of garage heaters and how much they cost, you can make better choices as you shop around for a new garage heater.

Electric Heaters

Electric heaters are efficient at conv...

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By: Kurt Wilson | February 19, 2016

Normally, business hours of plumbers are Mondays to Fridays between 9am to 5pm. And just like you, this is very beneficial for them. But plumbing problems do not occur only during these days and hours.  It could hit you late at night, while you’re having your Sunday midnight snack or even at 3am while you’re having the best moments in your dreams. If the problems could not wait until the morning or Monday (if the problem happens on a Saturday), this is where your emergency plumbing services come in.

Emergency plumbing services - these are services offered by selected plumbers who will get to your plumbing accidents or emergencies regardless of the day and the time you call them. They are usually on call and can help you with most of your em...

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