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Topics: Home Plumbing, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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Sometimes, we let things go that need to be done because we just don’t think about them. Our cars get to 6,000 miles before we take them in for an oil change, or that menial task at work keeps getting lost in the mix of all the other things we have to do. It’s an understandable oversight, but not always a safe one. In the case of your drains, you need to be aware of the risks of not cleaning them out once in a while. Read More
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Topics: Drain Cleaning and Repair

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Every day, plumbers respond to calls to clear out clogged drains. Most of the time, the blockage is the result of the simple accumulation of waste and is easily unclogged. In other cases, the blockage is caused by objects lodged in the drain lines. Sanitary products, small toys, plastic caps, and even jewelry find their way down the drain quite frequently and don’t draw too much special attention when they’re removed. Sometimes, though, removing blockages can result in some unusual, or even downright weird, finds. Here are a few examples ranging from reasonably common discoveries to the truly strange. Read More
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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Sewers, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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It is 11:00 a.m. and the plumbers you called about a drain that is backing up are running two hours late. Once they arrive at 11:30, you are not in a good mood, you will need to rearrange your afternoon schedule and want to take out your frustration on your late plumbers. However, is that the best course of action? What are your available options when the plumber is late? Read More

Topics: Home Plumbing, DIY, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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A clogged drain may not ruin your day but it can put a damper on it, throw your schedule off and require a call to your plumber if the plunger doesn't get the job done. Prevention is the best practice for keeping your drains clear, clean and flowing freely. You can find many DIY plumbing tips and the simplest is often the most effective. Keep reading and learn about 5 simple tools that can help you keep your drains running free of the restraint of clogs from hair, soap, and debris that can clog your drain pipes. Read More

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Home Plumbing, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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As long as water is flowing freely through the drains of your home or business, you give them little thought. Let a drain become clogged, pouring dirty water over your clean tile or carpet, and it is another story. There are many reasons that sewer drains can become clogged and cause you a headache. Hair, kitchen, grease, collapsing sewer lines, or those clogged with plant roots can cause a sewer backup into your home or business. Read More
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Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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If you have just opened a restaurant or have operated one for some time, you need to know the location of your grease trap and its maintenance schedule. If you do not and fail to tend to this maintenance issue, you may find yourself ankle deep in a sewer backup that can disrupt the operation of your business. If this happens on a Friday night, with a full house and tables turning, it can be costly in more ways than one. If you own a restaurant and do not know what a grease trap is and what it does, read on because you need to know, and you need to know now. Read More