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DIY Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

When it comes to your household plumbing, there’s nothing wrong with knowing a few things to fix small problems when they arise. For instance, every homeowner should know where the water turnoff valve is near the toilet base in the event of an emergency overflow. At the same time, though, household plumbing is complicated, and some issues require the services of a professional. Don’t Make These Plumbing Mistakes Below are some common DIY plumbing mistakes to avoid: 1. Overusing Drain

What Causes Loud Noises from My Pipes?

When the plumbing in your home is operating at peak efficiency, it should be so quiet that you don’t even realize it’s there. If your pipes do start making their presence known, usually in the form of loud banging or other noises that seem to happen whenever you flush the toilet or run your washing machine, you could be looking at a small-yet-irritating sign of a much larger problem.

Preventative Plumbing Maintenance for Pet Lovers

Pets are like family members and bring a lot of extra love into your life. At the same time, they can bring a lot of hair and wreak havoc with your plumbing system. Luckily, pet plumbing problems can be prevented or remedied. Here are some tips to avoid pet plumbing problems.

How to Combat Mold and Mildew in Your Bathroom

Mold and mildew can cause serious problems in your home. It can aggravate respiratory ailments such as asthma and allergies. It can stain your walls, linens and tiles. But how do you effectively combat mold and mildew to improve your home’s appearance and indoor air quality? Here are some tips to help you get the mold out and keep it out.

Common Garbage Disposal Problems

When your garbage disposal isn’t working, it can create some havoc in your household. Fortunately, many of these problems are relatively easy to fix, with professional help only necessary when it’s particularly bad. Here are the top problems garbage disposals develop and how to fix them. Remember to be safe and NEVER stick your hand down the disposal to fix a problem. Top Garbage Disposal Problems and How to Fix Them It stinks. Start by tossing a few ice cubes

Part 2: Quick Plumbing Fixes in Emergency Situations

In the first part of this plumbing emergency series, we talked about what to do for bathroom plumbing emergencies. However, there is a lot more that can go wrong in other areas of your home. Take a look at some plumbing emergencies you may find in your kitchen or pipes and how to fix them:

Part 1: Quick Plumbing Fixes in Emergency Situations

At Stahl Plumbing, we get calls regularly from people who have a plumbing emergency. When there’s water going everywhere, it can be hard to figure out what to do. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to limit the damage while you’re waiting for help. The first step you should take in any of these steps is turning off the water, either at a fixture shut-off valve or your home or business main water valve. In this series,

DIY Guide: Simple Problems You Can Fix From Home

Though there are many home repair tasks that can be beyond the skill and the knowledge of the average homeowner, there are also numerous small tasks that are well within that range as well. Whether it’s heating, cooling or plumbing, these tasks can be easily managed and ensure that your home continues running smoothly, even preventing larger repair problems down the road.