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Sump Pump Maintenance in the Summer

Sump Pump Maintenance in the Summer

You can protect your property against flood damage in the summer by having a working sump pump. This important device pumps water away from your home to keep it dry. Just like other machines, it will need some maintenance. Here’s why summer sump pump maintenance is important and how you should go about it this…

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Summer Drain Cleaning Benefits

Summer Drain Cleaning Benefits

In the San Antonio summer heat, anything in the kitchen and bathroom that isn’t quite clean can become a problem fast. Drains are no exception, but a professional drain cleaning ensures clogged plumbing won’t bother you this season. Here are a few ways how: Eliminating odors In warm weather, food debris, soap scum, and hair…

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Shopping for a New Toilet? Use These Helpful Tips

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Shopping for a new toilet is one of the easier jobs you’ll have as a homeowner, but don’t let that fool you — making the right choice can mean years of added comfort and energy savings. We’d hate for you to go it alone, though, so here are some of our favorite tips: Go for…

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Plumbing Tips: How to Check a P-Trap for a Clog

The P-trap is the elbow-shaped pipe that you see under your sinks. It traps water and creates a seal that keeps sewer gases away from your house. Unfortunately, its trapping ability also extends to soap scum, grease, hair, and debris. This makes it prone to clogging.

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How to Troubleshoot a Toilet Flapper

A defective toilet flapper doesn’t cause clogs, overflows or other major plumbing drama. But it’s often the reason behind nagging vexations like a toilet that runs constantly, or doesn’t flush effectively. The flapper’s that round rubber valve in the bottom of the toilet tank, operated by a chain attached to the flush handle. When the…

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When it Comes to Preventive Maintenance, Don’t Forget Plumbing

Preventive plumbing maintenance makes plumbing issues less common, and usually more readily repaired if they happen. Many people take a reactive approach to household plumbing problems, taking action only after they occur. The philosophy of preventive plumbing maintenance is simple: the most easily resolved plumbing problem is the one that never happens in the first…

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What You Can Do About Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure can be an ongoing annoyance for the entire household. Showers lack force, washing machines and toilet tanks are slow to refill and it’s difficult to get enough pressure for heavier duty cleaning like washing the car. Residential water pressure should be at least 45 PSI (the average is around 60 PSI). You…

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Do You Have Hard Water? Here’s How to Tell

A hazy film on glasses and silverware after a cycle in the dishwasher may be all you need to determine whether you have hard water at your home. Odds are good you do. San Antonio has some of the hardest water in all of Texas. Other telltale signs might be crusty white deposits around sink…

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Here’s How to Prevent Basement Flooding in Your Home

With spring on the way, the weather in San Antonio can take a rainy turn. This can put your basement at risk of becoming flooded, resulting in costly water damage to your home and belongings. You can prevent basement flooding by taking the following precautions. Seal Up Foundation Cracks Check for gaps and cracks in…

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