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5 Key Tools For Every Emergency Plumbing Kit

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Forget common plumbing mishaps. Plumbing emergencies are a costly disaster. To start, you never see a plumbing emergency coming, and you have to pay for a professional's help. 

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Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Plumbing

How Cold Weather Can Cause Plumbing Problems

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

According to the Maryland government, the average winter temperature is hardly above freezing at 34.1 degrees Fahrenheit. The state averages 20.6 inches in snowfall per year, a bit less than the national average at 28.2 inches.

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Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Plumbing, Maintenance

You Need These Plumbing Innovations For A Healthy Home

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The 19th Century was one of the most innovative times for plumbing and sanitation. Safe and practical plumbing practices improved solutions for drainage systemsand plumbing anatomy.

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Topics: Appliances, Plumbing

When Should You Drip Your Home Faucets?

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

One of the easiest ways to prevent frozen pipes this winter is by leaving the drainage system on a slow drip. This means keeping one or more faucets on at around five to ten droplets per minute to alleviate pressure in the plumbing system.

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Topics: Plumbing, Maintenance, Do-It-Yourself

Why Your Hot Water Doesn't Last Long Enough

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Have you ever been in the warm shower then it suddenly turns ice-cold? It's the worst, whether it's your morning wake-up call or your nighttime routine.

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Topics: Plumbing, Maintenance, Do-It-Yourself

5 Steps To Thaw Frozen Pipes

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

East Coast winters are brutal, and subzero temperatures create big problems for residential plumbing. While you can perform cold-weather plumbing maintenance to reduce the chance of a plumbing problem, frozen pipes can still happen.

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Topics: Plumbing, Do-It-Yourself

Water Heater Maintenance 101

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM
 
 

Plumbing replacements and repairs are pricey. That's why plumbing maintenance is the most cost- and energy-efficient way to keep your home in tip-top shape.

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Topics: Plumbing

7 Ways To Protect Pipes From Freezing

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s no secret that winter weather on the East Coast gets ugly. Subzero temperatures, snowstorms, and ice storms create a lot of residential plumbing problems and damage. However, a few plumbing maintenance steps can help avoid disaster in your home.

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Topics: Plumbing, Do-It-Yourself

Toilet Anatomy 201: The Advanced Plumbing Edition

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

InToilet Anatomy 101Warner Service listed basic parts of critical plumbing anatomy: toilets. From the bowlto the tank, toilets are hard to understand. This is especially true when trying to solve a toilet plumbing problem.

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Topics: Plumbing, Appliances

5 Plumbing Myths That You Should Never Believe

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Throw eggshells in the disposal to clean the blades. Throw lemon rinds in the disposal for scent. Put a brick in the back of the toilet to make the water stop running.

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Topics: Plumbing