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Burst Pipes? Here’s What to Do:

Often, the first reaction when it comes to a burst pipe is complete shock, but quick action can help to minimize the damage. Water damage often goes beyond having to clean up a wet floor as it can become a structural and health issue if not dealt with promptly and adequately. Follow these steps following

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Top 3 Tips for Winter Plumbing Preparedness in North Carolina

The changing of the seasons means that cooler weather is starting to be on the minds of many North Carolina’s residents. Often, it means it’s time to work on your home maintenance checklist. Sometimes, plumbing tasks can be forgotten when going over everything that should be done for the winter months. This year, follow these

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3 Most Common Plumbing Issues that Arise in New Construction Homes

Newly constructed buildings are predisposed to technical problems that most people are unaware of. A number of these technical issues affect the plumbing system. They can make daily living uncomfortable, pose physical dangers at times, or lead to higher cost of utilities and repairs. If they get diagnosed early, it is possible to repair them

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3 Plumbing Maintenance Issues to Address Before Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation Everyone loves summer vacation time. It’s a chance to relax, refresh and grow closer as a family. Summer vacation plans can range from a long weekend getaway to a once in a lifetime, bucket list trip of your dreams and anything in between. No matter what type of adventure you are planning it’s

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Why Having A Professional Plumber On Speed Dial Is Smart

So, you’ve battled the seasonal dilemma that the cold has played on your plumbing, right? Wrong! You begin to notice a hot water leak in your kitchen sink or an odor coming from the laundry room. Simple plumbing fixes can be done on your own, but more serious plumbing issues will require the help of

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New Plumbing System Trends in 2019

Current plumbing trends are leaning more than ever toward efficiency and resilience as the drive for sustainable living grows. Here are some of the latest options to consider when updating and installing plumbing in your home or business this year. Trenchless Technology With minimal to no excavation required, modern trenchless technology installs, repairs and restores

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4 Reasons Hiring a Professional Plumber Will Save You Money in the Long Run

You can’t turn on the television or read a magazine without seeing DIY home maintenance tips. There are even internet blogs devoted to weekend warrior projects for homeowners. Some tasks are suitable for homeowners to tackle themselves. Others are strictly, “Do not try this at home.” Most plumbing repairs fall into the latter group. You

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7+ Ways to Preventive Maintenance for Your Plumbing Can Save You Big

Some preventive maintenance on your plumbing can be easily performed by homeowners, and some require a professional touch. Here are 7 tips to keep the pipes flowing: 1. Never pour greasy products down the drain. Coconut oil is commonly used as a body moisturizer but should never be used in the shower. Grease from cooking

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5 DIY Home Project Trends to Avoid in 2019

DIY home renovation has increased in popularity exponentially within the past decade. Homeowners new and seasoned, young and old, and male and female are looking to cut costs and increase their level of decision making in the process of improving their homes. While DIY projects are a fantastic way to leverage more control over your

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5 Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Compared to other parts of the country, we’re a little spoiled here in Charlotte. Our 40 and 50-degree winter temperatures are relatively mild. (Minnesotans might call them downright balmy.) While frozen water pipes aren’t on the top of your list of worries, all it takes is the temperature dipping below 20 degrees for a bit.

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