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How to Handle Emergency Plumbing Repairs at Home

Everyone has experienced a plumbing emergency at one time or another. Many issues, such as clogged toilets or sinks, can easily be resolved with a plunger or snake. More serious plumbing emergencies, however, require the expertise of a certified plumber. If you have a plumbing emergency that’s more than a clogged toilet, here’s what to do.

6 Invaluable Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners

There’s nothing like the feeling of signing on the dotted line, and becoming a homeowner for the first time. You’re so excited and happy about your new move, that you forget about your new plumbing. Fortunately, it’s still relatively easy to stay on top of. Here are six great tips to help:

Discover New Ways to Save Water

Although agriculture and business account for a major portion of water consumption, residential usage is significant. The average American family of four uses approximately 400 gallons of water per day according to the EPA. Here are 11 small ways to save water in the three places you use it the most: the bathroom, kitchen and garden. Turn Off the Faucets – Never let a faucet run needlessly when you’re brushing your teeth or washing the dishes. For example, turn it

Tips for Plumbing Renovations

Upgrading your house’s plumbing system can both make living in your home more enjoyable and add value to your home. Putting in new pipes and fixtures, however, is not a small undertaking. If you’re planning on making improvements to your home’s plumbing, here are three tips that will ensure a seamless upgrade.   Consult a Plumber Early On Don’t wait until you actually need a plumber to call one. Contacting them early on in the renovation process can save you

Repairing Your Home After a Water Leak

If there’s one thing more frustrating than a water leak, it’s fixing the damage after the leak has been repaired. How do you do the job right to ensure you don’t end up with mold or mildew issues? Do you need a professional or can you do it yourself? Here are some answers to some of these tough questions and more.

Is Your Toilet In Need of New Supply Lines?

When it comes to toilets, we typically expect problems with clogs in the drain lines or issues with leaks between the tank and the bowl that causes it to run intermittently or continuously. But Pittsburgh plumbers can tell you that supply lines can also cause problems whether it’s because they’ve been damaged or are simply aging. Here are some basic signs that your supply line needs to be updated and what kind of supply line may work better for your

Plumbing Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

When you’re a homeowner, you have a lot of responsibility. When things go wrong, it’s important to have the tools and supplies on hand to be able to take care of the problem quickly and effectively. Plumbing emergencies can cause serious damage to your home in a relatively short amount of time. Here are a few tools you need to have in your home toolkit for dealing with Pittsburgh plumbing emergencies. 8 Must-Have Plumbing Tools for Your Home Kit Pipe wrench.

Tips for an Odor-Free Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals work hard to get rid of the mess we made in our kitchen. But even when we try to follow the guidelines for using this hard-working kitchen appliance, we sometimes still end up with a less than fresh smell coming out of our sink drains. How do you get it to go away? Here are some tips to help keep your garbage disposal from smelling like a landfill.

Reasons You Have Low Water Pressure

There are few things as frustrating a low water pressure in your home’s water fixtures. But what causes it and what can you do to fix the problem? Here are a few areas of concern and how you can get the pressure back on again:

Why Maintaining Your HVAC System Pays Off

When you buy a car, you get the oil changed and the tires rotated on a regular basis as well as other maintenance to keep it running properly, right? Your home’s HVAC system should receive just as regular attention as the vehicle you drive and should serve you well for just as long. Why? Here are some reasons for keeping your HVAC system well maintained.