Yearly Archives: 2013

How to reduce high water usage

Listen for dripping sounds. As simple as this step may seem, it may be overlooked in a busy, noisy home. Even though a dripping faucet may not seem to waste significant amounts of water, over the course of day, each individual drop adds up to thousands and thousands of drops, or gallons and gallons of…
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Drain and waste problems

Identify the problem that is occurring with your drains, specifically, the individual drains which are not functioning correctly. Some typical problems are these: Slow sink or tub drains. Water backing up in the bathtub, shower, or sink. Wet areas in walls or along floors in rooms adjacent to walls containing drain pipes. Wet areas in…
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Low water pressure

When someone complains about having low water pressure it is usually at the sink faucet. The first thing to check is if the low water pressure is affecting both the hot and cold water. If both the hot and cold have low pressure the most likely cause is the aerator. Calcium deposits slowly build up…
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Slow Draining Sink

A sink that is draining slowly is a very common plumbing problem. Often the pop-up that is used to stop up the sink can collect a lot of hair and debris over time. To get the drain flowing smoothly again the debris needs to be cleaned out. One way to do this is to use…
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