DIY Tips From the Warner Service Blog

What to Do in an Emergency Plumbing Situation

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

You're likely familiar with emergency plumbing situations, from burst pipes to county water line meltdowns. To help you avoid crisis mode during your next emergency, here’s how to handle any plumbing catastrophe.

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Topics: Plumbing, Maintenance, Do-It-Yourself

Why Is My Plumbing Making That Sound?

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Do you hear strange sounds when you turn on the faucet? Or when you flush the toilet? These noises can actually help diagnose plumbing problems in the pipes. 

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Topics: Plumbing

5 Key Tools For Every Emergency Plumbing Kit

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 22, 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

Why You Need A Hand Wand Shower Head

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

According to the National Geographic Channel, the average person takes about 28,000 showers in their lifetime. As you age, it becomes more difficult to enjoy this everyday luxury.

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Topics: Appliances, 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

What To Consider When Installing Bathroom Plumbing

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The bathroom uses the most water in your home. A flawless drainage system is key to avoid plumbing emergencies and damage to your home.

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Topics: Plumbing

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