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What a Kitchen Remodel Means for Your Plumbing

Remodeling a kitchen is an exciting time! Organizing your project is where it all begins. You have a picture in your mind of how you want your new space to look and now it’s time to decide how to make that dream a reality. It’s likely that these 3 questions are at the top of

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Demystifying Common Plumbing Sounds

We’ve all heard them – seemingly ominous noises coming from our various plumbing systems. They may appear randomly, or be the result of gradual build up, but they all strike the same fear in consumers: that something is seriously wrong (or about to be seriously wrong). Most of the time, however, these plumbing noises are

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Should I Worry about Sweating Pipes?

What Are Sweating Pipes? Sweating pipes aren’t “actually” sweating. The accumulation of water on sweating pipes is not attributed to water boring through the micropores of your piping system, but condensation. Condensation is caused by a differential in temperature. When moist (humid) air comes into contact with a cold surface, water droplets form and adhere

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How to Prevent Washing Machine Problems Before They Start

  Washing machines are one of the most common culprits of residential plumbing problems. And when problems occur, they can be serious. Washing machine-related insurance claims average over $5,000 per incident.   Thankfully, a handful of issues are responsible for a vast majority of all washing machine plumbing problems. Here’s what the plumbing professionals at

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How Much Money Are Plumbing Leaks Really Costing You?

Did you know that household leaks waste more than one trillion gallons of water a year in the United States? That’s a lot of water! 1 Call Plumbing helps homeowners all over Charlotte deal with leaks both large and small. Even a slow dripping leak can equate to hundreds of gallons of lost water a

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Is Faulty Plumbing Causing Mold Growth in Your Home?

 Plumbing isn’t a problem…until it is. If you’ve got a plumbing problem, you might have a water problem, and water inevitably leads to mold. 1 Call Plumbing has seen more than one seemingly minor plumbing issue result a big mold situation. Don’t let faulty plumbing lead to mold issues in your home.

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How to Keep Your Bathroom Free of Mold and Mildew

Not much can turn up a person’s nose quite like the sight of mold and mildew in the bathroom. Not only are these nasty fungi unappealing to the eye, but they can also cause serious health issues if not addressed in a timely manner. Mold and mildew grow in environments with moisture build-up, which is

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Cold Weather Tips from the Plumber

Cold Weather Tips from the Plumber

The winter season is finally upon us and our homes just aren’t built for the freezing temperatures we experience this time of year. From the 1 Call Plumbers mouth to your ears, here are some cold weather tips for this winter: When freezing weather comes, be sure to disconnect outside garden hoses. Water will freeze

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Plumbing Through the Years

  Plumbing and water systems are one of the many modern conveniences taken for granted by the general population. Imagine a life without plumbing! We at 1 Call Plumbing don’t want to, but we would love to take a look back at the history of plumbing as we know it today – to learn, to

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