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Dealing with Leaking Pipes and Other Problems


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Dealing with Leaking Pipes and Other Problems

Welcome to my blog. My name is Richard and this is my new blog. In this blog, I will be discussing the various types of DIY work you can carry out in your home to keep its plumbing system in top shape. I will also be detailing the situations when you should call in an emergency plumber. Until a few years ago, I didn't know a thing about plumbing but all that changed when a pipe began to leak in my home. The plumber was great and he passed on some great advice which I would like to share via this page. Enjoy!

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3 Common Hidden Water Leaks In Homes
3 January 2018

You may think that your home doesn't have any wate

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3 Common Hidden Water Leaks In Homes

You may think that your home doesn't have any water leaks since you can't see any staining on your floors and walls. However, some water leaks are hidden and rarely leave visible signs of the leakage. This article discusses some of the hidden leaks that you should test for periodically. Leaky Shower Doors People with shower doors need to test how well those doors keep water away from the floor outside the shower compartment. Read More 

4 Tips to Prevent Blocked Drains in Your Home

Blocked drains are the most common issues plumbers are called to sort out. Besides the fact that a blockage can cause a terrible smell in your house, it's also hazardous because it can cause damage to pipes. It can also greatly inconvenience you if it results in the clogging of multiple drains in the home. Fortunately, there are ways you can be able to prevent blockage by following these four simple rules. Read More 

3 Ways to Know Your Home Needs Repiping to Prevent Plumbing Emergencies

Plumbing emergencies do cause a considerable inconvenience, but what homeowners neglect to consider is that they typically do not occur overnight. In general, your home becomes increasingly at risk of a plumbing emergency if necessary repairs are not undertaken in good time. Not to mention that overlooking faulty plumbing simply because it is still functional also increases the susceptibility of the hardware malfunctioning seemingly spontaneously. Luckily, the trick to prevent these emergencies from creeping up on you would be by knowing how to spot the signs of impending issues. Read More 

Has Your Plumbing Become Stinky?

Despite your plumbing being a major player in the removal of waste from your property, you do not expect it to be the source of foul odours in your home. And as long as you maintain rigorous cleaning practices, you decrease the likelihood of it developing bad smells. However, this does not mean that you will not experience stinky plumbing at one time or another. The trick to dealing with these situations is being capable of discerning the source so that you can seek the appropriate plumbing services. Read More 

Buying A Fixer-Upper Home? Common Plumbing Problems You Are Likely to Face

Older homes maintain a certain charm and beauty that is hard to beat. But the real bonus is their below market price tag. Unfortunately, no matter how appealing a fixer-upper home is, it carries the excess baggage of an aging plumbing system. If you are looking to buy an older home, it's important to understand some of the problems that come with vintage plumbing to avoid potential hazards, especially during a renovation. Read More