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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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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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