A leaking kitchen faucet presents a quandary of whether or not you should repair or replace the faucet. The answer depends on several things. Probably the biggest factor is the age of the faucet. If it is old you might lean more towards replacing it. Along with it being old, there are probably other parts […]
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Replacing a water heater is really a series of steps that ultimately lead to you taking a hot shower. When you remove a water heater, you drain it and install a new tank (assuming you are using a tank-style storage heater). That tank is full of air and you need to bleed the air out […]
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You might find yourself needing to work on your plumbing sometime, specifically replacing an angle stop. If your angle stop is dripping, you can try to slightly tighten the nut right under the handle but if that doesn’t work, you are likely looking at replacing it. You will need to turn off the water to […]
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A kitchen faucet with a pull out spout is a wonderful feature. You don’t have the space taken up with a separate sprayer on the side, so these types of faucets can be mounted through a single hole which gives a very clean finish. The pull out spout is connected to a hose which is […]
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Plenty of floods come from a toilet. Whether it is an overflow or a pressurized water leak, there are ways to prevent them. One upgrade for a toilet supply line involves replacing the supply line and angle valve if necessary. Sometimes these are one piece and so you have to replace both. You can buy […]
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If you have ever replaced a toilet with a smaller toilet, you may have some challenges. Particularly if your new toilet has a smaller footprint. That is to say that the toilet you are installing doesn’t cover the area that your old toilet covered. If you’ve ever removed an old toilet, you know that the […]
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Flexible copper plumbing lines are a fantastic option to using straight copper piping. They are fast and you can save money because you don’t have to buy separate fittings, elbows, and straight lengths of pipe. Rather you buy a flexible line and gradually arc it to where you need it to go. You can buy […]
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A plumbing leak at a dishwasher line is just like any other water supply line to a fixture; it’s just typically a longer line because if goes from under your sink all the way to the dishwasher. You will find these water supply lines in a variety of materials from plastic to copper to braided […]
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It is concerning to think you have a water heater problem. For the most part, a water heater is an expensive proposition, no matter if it is a repair or replacement. I had a customer call to ask about a problem he was having with the water coming from the hot side of all faucets […]
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