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How to Fix a Clog in Your Garage Floor Drain

The garage is an impressive structure that can serve several different purposes. It can protect vehicles and other belongings from outside conditions. Or it can serve as an entertainment area, workout space, workshop, or hobby area.  Being that it can serve so many functions, it’s…

4 Signs That Your Sewer Line Is Broken

A broken sewer line is not something you want to ignore. Property damage, sewage backup, and potential health risks are all possible if your blocked or damaged sewer line isn’t fixed right away.  The sewer line is the underground pipe that carries all your wastewater…

5 Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Sump Pump

If the rain pours and your basement doesn’t become an indoor pool, you have your sump pump to thank. Sumps pumps protect the home from unwanted flooding and costly water damage.  The average lifespan of a sump pump is about 10-12 years. Signs that it…

3 Easy Ways to Unclog Hair in Your Drain

Just about everyone with a full head of hair has experienced a slow or clogged drain at some point. Drain stoppers do a good job slowing down hair infiltrating the drain, but a blockage is usually inevitable.  Luckily, there are three easy ways you can…

3 Signs Your Water Pressure is Too High

Low water pressure is a common homeowner complaint, but don’t ignore the downsides of water pressure that is too high. In fact, excessively high water pressure can wear down pipes and appliances, costing you money on repairs and replacements. High water pressure isn’t always easy…

Are Drain Cleaners Safe to Use on Plumbing?

If you’re a homeowner or anyone with experience in DIY fixes for plumbing systems, you’ve likely heard mixed opinions on whether or not drain cleaners are safe to use on clogs. Some say chemical cleaners, when used in moderation, are fine to use – while…

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