How to Prepare Your Water Heater for Winter

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How to Prepare Your Water Heater for Winter

We’re not too far away from the time when peppery scents fill our rooms, and the crisp weather comes knocking at our door again. Texas is gearing up for the winter, and we can’t wait to share stories with our families by the fireplace while sipping on hot chocolate and wrapped up in cozy blankets.

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Here’s why DIY Plumbing Is a Bad Idea

If you’re DIY-ing, make sure it’s only a skincare mask and home décor—nothing less and nothing more. When it comes to more complicated tasks like plumbing, electrical connections, and repair jobs, there is a reason professionals exist. Here’s why we don’t recommend DIY plumbing. You Won’t Have the Technical Know-How. You might be able to stop […]

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Preventative Tips to Avoid Winter Damage to Your Pipes

A burst pipe means a significant threat to your life, belongings, and property! It can also cause severe flooding, and the repair bill can be too expensive to foot. The best you can do is make sure the temperature of the pipes stays slightly above the freezing point. Here are a few tips. Keep Some Heat […]

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Getting Your Gutters and Downspouts Ready for Winter

Is your home a victim of overflowing gutters after a fierce downpour? You’re not alone. Preparing your gutters and roof for incoming rain, storms, or snow during the winter season is always the smart thing to do. But if you’re planning to climb up a ladder to do some gutter repair, think again. Research has […]

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Top 3 Reasons to Have Your Sewer Lines Checked Before Winter

If you’re wondering whether your sewer lines require a check-up before the incoming winter, let us answer that for you: they most certainly do! Research shows that 10% of America’s homes waste more than 90 gallons of water in a day! People don’t generally give a lot of thought to maintaining their sewer lines while examining their […]

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How to Get Rid of the Sewer Smell from Your House ASAP

Do you notice how your toilet starts stinking when there’s backflow in the toilet bowl? It’s the sewer gas emanating from the unflushed waste that stinks up the entire house. The noxious mix of substances decaying in the sewer waste release Hydrogen Sulfide, Methane, and Ammonia. It is these gases combined that make your drains […]

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3 Sneaky Reasons for Water Damage in Kitchens

Do your kitchen cabinets release a whiff of damp smell every time you open them? That’s a red flag of water damage that homeowners often ignore. We don’t like to think of our beautiful hardwood cabinets swelling and contorting due to water damage, but it happens if you’re not careful. If you were not able […]

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4 Ways to Avoid Common Winter Plumbing Problems

The crisp bite in the air, the slight morning shivers, the cold hands and feet, and the occasional sniffle all signal the impending arrival of winter. The advent of winter brings many seasonal problems with it, especially when it comes to plumbing. If you’re a commercial facility owner who’s dreading the change of seasons, don’t […]

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How To Deal With Tree Roots In Your Commercial Sewer Line

The most common reason for sewer lines getting repeatedly clogged or blocked is tree roots in the drains. The trees that grow above sewer lines can sense moisture if there’s a leak in the pipe; their roots then invade the sewer line in search of water and nutrients. In Texas, the soil around the trees […]

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4 Problems That Can Cause a Slab Leak in Your Home

Plumbing problems can quickly become the bane of your existence, costing you hundreds of dollars that can escalate to thousands if you leave them unaddressed. Slab leaks aren’t uncommon, but they shouldn’t be taken lightly either. The reason they’re so dangerous is that they’re largely invisible, damaging and eroding your concrete till it’s too late.

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