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Hydro-Jetting: What Is It for and Why You Might Need It?

Clogged pipes in your home’s water and drain lines can wreak havoc on your property. You may think you’ve unclogged a drainpipe with a plunger, but there might still be waste and debris residue inside. Before you know it, the build-up might increase and start exiting...

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How Does Pipe Bursting Work?

Replacing old or damaged pipes buried underground can be an arduous process that takes a lot of time. Using the traditional Open Trench Excavation method may be useful, but it’s inefficient and can cost a lot of money. What’s more, it can damage your landscape,...

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Is Breathing Sewer or Methane Gas Harmful & Toxic?

If you’ve ever experienced a sewer leak in your home, you certainly know how challenging the entire ordeal can be. Not only do you need to repair the clogged pipes and drains, but you also encounter very unpleasant odors that spread from the sewer. But is sewer gas...

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Gate valves vs. Ball Valves

Most people are unaware of the type of shut off valves in their home but even though the difference between the two can be easy to identify, the performance of the two can be vastly different. Almost all residential shut off valves can be classified into two...

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What is a “frost free” hose spigot and how does it work?

Over the years I have heard these hose spigots called by many different names, frost free, frost proof, and freeze-less just to name a few. The big question is however, what are they and how do they work? Most importantly, why do I need one? Preparing for Winter Many...

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What Makes a Toilet a Toilet?

The reason we recommend toilets such as American Standard or Kohler is because they set their standard well above the minimum. The minimum standard mandated by UNAR—Uniform North American Requirements is that the toilet must pass 350 grams of miso paste in...

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