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Going On Vacation? Here’s Your Plumbing Checklist

Summer is in full swing. For many Minnesotans, it’s vacation time! Whether you’re planning a trip “up north”, headed south, or some destination across the states, you may have a checklist of things to take care of at home before you embark on your journey. You may have covered putting mail delivery on hold, setting light timers, and making sure the family pet is well taken care of. Do you [...]

3 Reasons Why Your Toilet Keeps Clogging Up

Indoor plumbing and bathrooms have become a necessity in homes. In fact, they are one of the conveniences that practically define modern living. So, when your toilet clogs up, a red flag goes up right away. Now, a toilet that clogs up over and over is a mystery for many and may cause a lot of head scratching as to why. When there is no apparent reason why your toilet [...]

7 Tips To Prevent Water Damage In Your Home

You love your home and you want it to stay in good condition. Part of maintaining your home is plumbing maintenance, which is important to help prevent water damage and keep water flowing smoothly and efficiently for your needs. Water damage can come from many sources, such as a leaky pipe, an appliance that fails, a broken water fixture handle, and an overflowing toilet to name a few. Even small [...]

Plumbing Dos and Don’ts For Bathroom Remodel In Central Minnesota

Bathroom remodeling projects make for quite an adventure. The process of remodeling a bathroom—especially the master bathroom—can seem to take on a life of its own. The bathroom renovation takes root in your dreams and sprouts in your planning. The project experiences growing pains through countless questions and tough decisions. Then, at last, your bathroom remodel blooms into a rewarding endeavor nourished by your undaunted determination. If this account rings [...]

Problems With Your Plumbing System? Here’s How To Tell

A well-functioning plumbing system provides homes with clean water for bathing, drinking, cooking, and cleaning. The plumbing system also provides a clean and safe channel to remove waste from the home. These are essential services practically everyone has come to expect and rely on upon without a second thought. However, when there is a problem with your plumbing, such as a leaky toilet or broken pipe, the wheels start turning [...]

7 Common Causes Of Water Heater Leaks

When you're warming up this winter with a nice hot shower or hot bath, you can thank your water heater for the hot water. It's working around the clock 365 days a year to provide you with hot water for cooking, cleaning, drinking, and those nice hot showers and baths. When you have a problem with your water heater, such as a water leak, you certainly want it fixed and [...]

5 Reasons To Hire A Pro Plumber For Septic Tank Pumping Near Me

Septic tanks are a substantial investment for wastewater management. So, it only makes good sense to ensure your investment is protected and lasts as long as possible with no problems. Regular maintenance through an experienced and professional plumbing company is your best prevention to septic tank problems and solutions should problems arise. Keep reading to learn just why it pays to hire a pro plumber for your septic tank maintenance [...]

How To Prevent Frozen Pipes: And What To Do If They Freeze

Articles and conversations about winterizing home plumbing are hot topics as colder weather settles in—and rightly so. If you have ever had a frozen pipe burst in your home, you know that it is not a pleasant experience. Water damage occurs quickly and can be quite expensive involving extensive cleanup efforts. The best course to take heading into winter is a little knowledge and a little prevention. Keep reading to [...]

If Your Toilet Keeps Running, Here’s What To Do

Most plumbing problems are caused by repeated use and wear over time. A slow draining sink is one example of gunk buildup over the years that causes a plumbing problem. A leaky faucet handle is another plumbing issue you may have come across. It just has a worn-out part. Perhaps you’ve come across a water shutoff valve that doesn’t want to shut off. It’s stuck in place by mineral deposits. [...]

Stop! Don’t Pour That Grease Down The Kitchen Drain!

You heard someone say it. You know you shouldn’t do it. Yet, it’s so convenient! There’s probably a list floating around the internet somewhere of substances you shouldn’t pour down the drain. Pasta and rice come to mind as foods that shouldn’t go down the drain. They expand and can contribute to clogged pipes! Speaking of pasta, you should never put flour in the drain. Flour and water combine to make [...]

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