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Four Ways to Handle a Broken Sewage Pipe

The sewer pipes running into and out of our homes are important. They bring in fresh water, and take out the soiled water. We hardly think about these systems, until there’s an issue. A broken sewer line can shut the whole system down, and bring…

How Long Will My Pipes Last?

No one wants to replace the piping in their homes. Determining how long your pipes will last can be difficult, however, as it depends on when they were installed, and what they’re made of. Add to that the fact that everyone’s plumbing is different, and…

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…

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