DIY Tips From the Warner Service Blog

12 Things That Could Be Wrong With Your Water

Posted by Warner Service on Feb 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Clean, safe water smells and tastes like nothing. A good Rule of Thumb for your home’s water system is that if it smells or tastes like anything, call a plumbing professional.

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Topics: Plumbing, plumbing tips, appliances, water use, water conservation, faucet leaks

Does Your Home Need Water Filtration Or Softening?

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Many homeowners wonder, “What’s best for my home, water softeners or a water filtration system?” The answer depends on what’s already in your water when you drink, cook, bathe, and wash laundry.

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Topics: Plumbing, plumbing tips, water use, water conservation

How A Water Filtration System Really Works

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Do you want cleaner, safer drinking water for your family? What about longer-lasting, softer laundry? How about more efficient home appliances and healthier bathing water?

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Topics: plumbing terms, eco friendly, environmentally friendly products, water use

7 Warning Signs Of Poor Water Quality

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

The health effects from ingesting contaminated water include nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea, and other stomach illnesses. To avoid drinking poor water, look out for these warning signs outlined by the experts at Warner Service in Frederick, Maryland:

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Topics: Plumbing, plumbing tips, water use, water conservation

Which Water Treatment System Is Right For You?

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

According to a 2009 study done by the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit, non-partisan environmental health organization, more than 300 chemicals and pollutants thrive in tap water.

These contaminants include volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from agricultural runoff, as well as heavy metals, like lead, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and fluoride.

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Topics: Plumbing, environmentally friendly products, appliances, water use, buying recommendations, water conservation

4 Strong Benefits Of Water Treatment Systems

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A water treatment system in your home is designed to improve the quality of water that your family receives by eliminating hard water, excess minerals, and more. Check out why you should invest in water treatment systems:

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Topics: Plumbing, plumbing tips, appliances, water use, water conservation

What A Hammering Noise Means For Your Drainage System

Posted by Warner Service on Dec 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Every homeowner gets nervous when they hear a loud bang or pop in their home. After that initial sound, all you can see are dollar signs. 

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Topics: Maintenance, Plumbing, plumbing tips, water use, do it yourself

4 Drainage Systems That Will Keep Your Home Standing

Posted by Warner Service on Nov 3, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You may be unaware of the potential dangers from using an inefficient drainage system. The Concrete Foundation Association found that 85 percent of structural damage to homes is a result of faulty drainage. This includes foundational cracks that compromise the integrity of your home and lowers its value.

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Topics: Plumbing, plumbing tips, plumbing terms, water use, roof safety, leak prevention

Septic System Basics For Beginners

Posted by Warner Service on Oct 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

Research shows that 25 percent of Americans rely on a septic tank for wastewater removal. 

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Topics: Maintenance, Plumbing, plumbing tips, appliances, water use

Drainage System Basics For Beginners

Posted by Warner Service on Oct 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The first thing to know is that the supply and drainage subsystems are two distinct operations without overlap. Bridges between the two exist, but the bridges are what make the system worth having. In plumbing jargon, any bridge between the supply and drainage subsystems is a fixture.

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Topics: Plumbing, plumbing terms, appliances, water use, water conservation, bathroom