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Category: Plumbing

Why is my Water Heater Leaking?

You walk into your mechanical room and find a puddle under your water heater. This isn’t a good sign, and you may need to move fast. But what do you do when you don’t know the answer to: why is my water heater leaking? Consider these common causes, and then call an expert for help.…

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Prepare for Fall in Iowa With These Fall Plumbing Tips

You know the Iowa weather. As soon as you really start to enjoy the fall, another brutal winter shows up on your front step. This year, get ahead of the late fall and winter plumbing concerns with the following fall plumbing tips. When you do these simple tasks, you will enjoy better output from your…

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5 Things to Remember Before Starting a Plumbing Remodel

Ah, the lovely spring weather makes people’s minds turn to thoughts of home improvements. If there is a plumbing remodel in your future, there are a few things to keep in mind. A little advance planning can save you a lot of hassle down the road. 1. Create a Budget Everything that you want to…

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5 Ways to Test Your Sump Pump This Spring

Ready for a wet spring? To protect your home, your sump pump should be prepared for action. Now is the perfect time to confirm that your sump pump is in great condition. Here’s what you can do to test your sump pump this spring. 1. Inspect the Pump and Drain It’s all too easy for…

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4 Top Water Heater Maintenance Tips

Like many essential appliances, we don’t always think about our water heater – until it stops working. Thankfully there are ways to avoid these kinds of unexpected issues! By remembering these 4 top water heater maintenance tips you can prevent many water heater-related emergencies. Adjust the Temperature The default temperature for most water heaters is…

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4 Reasons to Invest Your Tax Refund in Your Home

Once that tax refund drops into your bank account, you might be drooling at the thought of what you could do with it. If you follow these tips, you’ll understand why using that money to invest in your home is the ideal choice.   1. Home Upgrades Increase Resale Value Every time you complete a…

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3 Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

When you wake up on a crisp morning, you might be tempted to wrap up in a warm blanket from the cool air. Your pipes are another part of your home that could also use some protection. If they freeze, they could burst and cause expensive damage to your home. If you keep the heat…

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Fall Plumbing and Heating Checklist

It’s hard to believe it, but fall is almost here! To help prepare your home for the colder months ahead, we created a Fall Plumbing & Heating Checklist. This checklist covers plumbing and heating tasks you can do this fall that will help you conserve energy, protect your home from a potential plumbing emergency, and…

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