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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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Plumbing 101: How a Toilet Flushes

Ever wondered how a toilet flushes? Understanding one of the most common appliances in your home – the toilet – is actually a lot more complicated than you might think. One Call Plumbing is your local plumbing expert. We’ve worked on thousands of toilets over the years, and we’re fully versed in the intricacies of

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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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3 Steps to Unclog Your Sink Before You Call a Plumber

  Sinks clog. It’s just what they do! In an effort to prevent clogging, avoid rinsing clog-inducing materials down the drain such as hair, oil, or food byproducts. If you do find yourself with a clog, what should you do? In some cases, sink clogs require the assistance of a professional plumber; at 1 Call

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How to Use and Unjam Your Garbage Disposal

How to Use Your Garbage Disposal (And Get It Unjammed!)

Garbage disposals are extremely popular in the United States. Here in the south, more homes have them than don’t and most people can’t imagine a kitchen sink without one. Unfortunately, all too many people are using their garbage disposals the wrong way (just asking for a jam!) 1 Call Plumbing repairs broken garbage disposals in

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Why You Should Invest in a Hot Water Recirculating System

3 Benefits of a Recirculating Hot Water Pump System

Is it time for a new water heater? You’ve got a lot of options when it comes to installing a new hot water system in your house. You may have heard about “hot water recirculation systems” before; they’re one of the most popular kinds of hot water heaters available. The experts at 1 Call Plumbing

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The Sink is Leaking: Call a Professional or DIY?

Uh oh…the sink is leaking! Should you try to fix it yourself or immediately call in a local plumbing professional? Some plumbing problems obviously need an expert, but others are less clear. Leaky faucets and sinks don’t always need an emergency plumber…so should you DIY or call the pros? First, identify the leak. There are

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4 Signs Your Sewer Line May Be Broken

You may think a broken sewer line is an obvious problem, but many people deal with the after effects of a busted sewer line for weeks without ever realizing it. At 1 Call Plumbing, we get calls all the time from customers who think they’ve just got a clogged toilet but in actuality are up

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Choosing the Right Plumbing Company for Your Needs

Most people don’t think much about plumbers until they need one. When your toilet’s running or your washing machine won’t drain, how do you choose the right plumbing company for your needs? A quick online search can inundate you with options. Here are a few tips from your friends at 1 Call Plumbing on how

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How Much Are Plumbing Leaks Costing You Annually?

How Much Are Plumbing Leaks Costing You Annually?

When most people think about plumbing problems they imagine huge floods and expensive whole-home replumbs. In reality, it’s the slow plumbing leaks that can be some of the costliest problems homeowners don’t even realize they have! How much are plumbing leaks – both the ones you know about and the ones you don’t – costing

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