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The 3 Most Common Mistakes That Cause a Clogged Drain

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

The 3 Most Common Mistakes That Cause a Clogged Drain

In a perfect world, you would never have to experience a clogged drain at your home. The good news is that many are completely avoidable once you’re aware of common mistakes that cause clogs. Here are some tips that will help keep you from calling a professional to deal with a clogged drain and then feeling foolish when they tell you what happened: Ignore that word “flushable” on most products. Many of them can cause a clogged drain, regardless of their claim to be a flushable product. Baby wipes are an example. If you think about how strong they...

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It is Vitally Important to Get Water Heater Installation Right

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

It is Vitally Important to Get Water Heater Installation Right

Did you know that more than 400 hours of videos are uploaded every minute? There are billions of videos on YouTube alone. If you turn to videos to learn how to do DIY home repair projects, you aren’t alone. It is estimated that the average amount of video content watched each day is more than a billion hours. With that much information handy, it is tempting to think you can become an overnight DIY success at anything to do with your home. It is great to have that kind of enthusiasm because it feels great to accomplish something on...

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Outdoor Living Popularity is Increasing the Need for New Construction Plumbing

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Outdoor Living Popularity is Increasing the Need for New Construction Plumbing

The newest trend in residential real estate involves creating stunning outdoor living spaces with full functionality. That means homeowners are looking to add kitchens, showers, and even bathrooms in their plans for their backyards. Before you start envisioning an outhouse in your backyard, you do have to admit that it would be nice to have a convenient outdoor powder room. After all, an extra bathroom is never truly a bad idea. New construction plumbing for these types of outdoor living areas can give you increased functionality and make entertaining, gardening, and other outdoor activities that much nicer. An outdoor...

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Kitchen Leak Repair Can be the Worst

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Kitchen Leak Repair Can be the Worst

Nobody would disagree that dealing with a bathroom plumbing issue, particularly a toilet backup, can be horrendous. However, kitchen leak repair can be even more vexing. There are so many more areas where water is used and thus, more water lines that could be causing the water leak. If the water is by the dishwasher, it still isn’t cut and dry. It could be a drain line or water line. If it is the sink, it could be the cold water line, hot water line, or the drain. There’s also the refrigerator ice maker water line, garbage disposal, faucet,...

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Two Plumbing Services You Should Never DIY

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Two Plumbing Services You Should Never DIY

Most homeowners have taken care of minor plumbing issues on their own. You’re probably fine grabbing a plunger for a clogged toilet or drain. You might even be handy with a wrench on occasion. However, there is one thing that most plumbing companies will tell you and that is that there are at least two plumbing services you should never attempt as DIY projects. Water heater installation — Sadly, often a well-meaning DIYer immediately assumes a new water heater is needed and that installation will be a breeze. This isn’t a good idea for two reasons. The first is that...

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Drain Cleaning Can Help Make Your Bathrooms & Kitchen Great Again

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in South End Plumbing Blog | 0 comments

Drain Cleaning Can Help Make Your Bathrooms & Kitchen Great Again

You’ll know that you need a drain cleaning when the water stops draining quickly or altogether, or a bad smell comes from your drain inexplicably. Your shower, bath, or sink drains can all suffer from clogs. It’s inconvenient to deal with these types of problems, so here we’ll give you some examples of things that cause homeowners to need drain cleaning, so you can start fixing the issue ASAP. Things That Cause Clogged Drains Hair: Hair is one of the main culprits when people notice they can’t get their drains to clear. In the bathroom, both shower and sink...

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