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Why Does My Toilet Keep Clogging?

Are you at your wits end asking yourself, “Why does my toilet keep clogging?” We know there are only so many times you can grab the plunger before you have to admit you have a serious plumbing problem that needs to be addressed. But what is causing that pesky clog? In this article, we’re here to help you identify common causes of a clogged toilet and teach you how to unclog a toilet. You May be Flushing Things You Shouldn’t Be...
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What Temperature Should I Set My Water Heater?

Water heaters are a deeply important part of your home, but most homeowners don’t really think twice about them after the installation. Unfortunately, installations performed before you moved in or by professionals who don’t take the time to check the unit is functioning can lead to improper water heater temperatures. The right temperature could easily be the difference between scalding hot water and, on the other hand, water that doesn’t stay hot long enough to discourage the growth of harmful bacteria....
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How To Detect A Carbon Monoxide Leak

You can’t see it, you can’t smell it, and you can’t taste it, but it will kill you if not detected. There was a time when licensed, professional plumbing and heating contractors were the only people that had the capabilities to detect carbon monoxide in your home or other buildings. Technology has now made it possible for homeowners to purchase carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. If you are considering purchasing a CO detector for your home, be sure to research the different variations...
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Common Winter Plumbing Problems & How To Avoid Them

Temperatures are dropping around the Upstate, which means your home’s plumbing system may become suspectible to a variety of common plumbing issues that are caused by the colder months. As a homeowner, it’s important to be aware of these potential issues and take matters into your own hands to prevent potentially serious home damage. Hot Water System Failure Cold winter days (and nights) take a toll on water heaters, but sometimes a quick fix can be as simple as checking...
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3 AC Repairs that Can Be Avoided By Keeping Up with Maintenance

Needing to have your air conditioner repaired is frustrating, especially when it breaks down on a hot summer day. It is even more frustrating when you realize that the problem could have been prevented if you had kept up with routine AC maintenance. Maintenance services help protect your cooling equipment and keep it running as efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, many people fail to realize the true value of this service until an unexpected AC repair pops up. Don’t let a...
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