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backflow testing: what is it and why do I need it?

Backflow Testing: What Is It and Why Do I Need It?

Ever stop to think what would happen if the pressure in your plumbing stopped working? While it’s a very out-of-sight, out-of-mind thing, your plumbing system is a very necessary part of your household, and we always expect that it will work every time. So when something unfortunate happens out of your sight, like a pipe

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Help! My Shower Drain Smells Like Cabbage!

Hey…hey guys…? My shower drain smells weird. Like, it’s all musty and gross and it smells like cabbage. It’s not supposed to smell like that, right? Can anyone tell me why my shower drain smells musty…and like cabbage…or rotten eggs…or sulfur…or sewage…? It’s not supposed to smell like anything! That’s gross!!! Actually Dude, That’s Growth

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How Long Do Septic Tanks Last?

Everyone who owns a septic tank has wondered: how long do septic tanks last? After all, eventually you will have to replace the tank. The answer depends on what material your septic tank is made of and whether it’s been properly treated and maintained. We’ll explain how long you should expect your septic tank to

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How Much Money Does a Tankless Water Heater Save You?

You may have heard that tankless water heaters are much more energy efficient than traditional water heaters with tanks. That’s true, and the lower energy usage should translate to a lower utility bill. But, exactly how much money does a tankless water heater save you? To help you understand what you should expect, we’ll translate

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Why Does My Toilet Make Noises When Not In Use?

Has this ever happened to you? You’re sitting at home one day, watching TV or cleaning the house, when all of a sudden, you randomly hear a strange and frightening noise. It’s like a high-pitched hissing sound. The sound stops, and you don’t think about it. At least, not until it randomly comes again. So

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