Recent Plumbing Articles


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How to Flush Your Toilet and Waste Less Water

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 16, 2015

Americans are a contradictory bunch. We care a great deal about recycling and saving energy. (Yay!) Yet at the same time, many of us remain blissfully unaware of another essential resource...


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Plumbing Problem -- Fix it Yourself or Call in a Pro?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 02, 2015

Water, water everywhere ... or a hefty bill for a 15-minute service call? That's a decision you may have to make when you're faced with a plumbing problem in your home. The combination...


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The Fast Way to Find and Fix a Drain Line Break

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 10, 2015

Diagnosing a broken sewer pipe deep under the earth used to be a complicated, painstaking process. As anyone who has ever been faced with this type of plumbing emergency can tell you,...


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What Happens When a Water Main Breaks?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 08, 2015

Have you ever seen a water main break? It's extremely dramatic. A broken pipe causes water to shoot out from under the ground with incredible force, creating a geyser that can rise...


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Spotlight on Laundry Rooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 24, 2015

What's big in 2015 is an area of your home that is actually very, very small. Fabulous and functional laundry rooms are hot right now. Makeover what you have, or create a dedicated...