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Homeowner’s Plumbing Guide: Have You Checked Your Water Hardness?

Water hardness refers to the amount of dissolved minerals in the water supply. In the United States, about 85% of the country receives municipal water that is considered “hard” due to elevated levels of calcium carbonate and magnesium. While these natural substances don’t pose any health threat, hard water can degrade household plumbing and appliances…

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The Benefits of Expansion Tanks

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In homes that utilize a boiler and radiators to produce hydronic heat, expansion tanks are a vital component to ensure system reliability and safety. Hydronic heating has kept homes comfortable in winter for more than 100 years now by circulating water heated by the boiler through radiators to maintain consistent temperatures throughout the house. Because…

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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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Bundle Up Your Water Heater

Bundle Up Your Water Heater

Summer vacation is over for your water heater, which means it’s going to be working harder to keep the water hot throughout the winter. Since water heaters use a good share of your home’s energy, bundling it up with an insulating blanket saves energy dollars and prolongs this appliance’s lifetime. Water naturally cools off in…

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