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Summer Plumbing Tips

It’s getting hot in here! The rising temperatures often results in more water usage both in and outdoors. Families have been estimated to use 25-50% more water during the hottest months of the year. We want to help our customers save money, so here are some helpful tips to follow this summer to not put so much pressure on your plumbing.

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Quick Tips to Check Your Plumbing

If you are noticing decreased water flow, exceptionally high water bills or moist indentations on your property, it may be time to have your Orangeburg pipe systems inspected for damage. In this blog, we break down everything you need to know about Orangeburg pipe systems, as well as the best ways to repair or replace them when the time comes.

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What is Orangeburg Pipe?

If you are noticing decreased water flow, exceptionally high water bills or moist indentations on your property, it may be time to have your Orangeburg pipe systems inspected for damage. In this blog, we break down everything you need to know about Orangeburg pipe systems, as well as the best ways to repair or replace them when the time comes.

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The 7 Worst Things You Could Do To Your Plumbing System

Taking care of your plumbing system, and managing your water consumption behaviors isn’t rocket science, by any means. However, you might be surprised what fairly common, detrimental mistakes so many Lubbock homeowners make every day. These mistakes can build in severity over time, and snowball into major plumbing disasters if left unattended.

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How to Retrieve Items that Wash Down the Drain

Valuable items can wash down the drain in the blink of an eye. That beautiful engagement ring you took off to do the dishes? An earring that slipped down the bathroom sink? You might think that they are lost forever, but with a little luck, you can retrieve them with no harm done. All it takes is a bit of DIY skill and some basic knowledge of your drain plumbing.

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Inspect Your Water Heater to Prolong Its Life

Your water heater is one of the main cogs in your home comfort system gears. It supplies hot water to your household plumbing for use in the dishwasher, washing machine, sinks and showers. It also uses up more energy than any other piece of equipment other than your heating and air conditioning systems.

Given its importance, the stakes are high when it comes to keeping your hot water heater running in peak condition. With proper maintenance, you can extend the life of your equipment and delay the moment when you need to purchase a new model.

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How to Install a New Toilet

New toilet day is an exciting time for any household. Many families might replace a toilet only once, or never, during their residence in a particular home. When you do make a new addition to the bathroom toilet plumbing, it’s important to do it right. Read on for tips on how to install your new toilet yourself.

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Tips on Removing an Old Toilet from Your Bathroom

Sometimes, working with pipes can be nasty business, especially when it comes to your bathroom toilet plumbing. When it’s time to replace your toilet, removing the old one from its spot in the bathroom can be a bit unpleasant. However, it’s also a relatively simple job, one that you should be able to complete yourself without calling a plumber. Read on for tips on how to get an old toilet out of the bathroom without making a horrific mess.

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When Do I Need to Call a Plumber?

There are plumbing problems you can handle on your own, but others are too big to tackle. Do you know when you need to call in professional help? The five scenarios below may surprise you.

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