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Plumbing and Tenants


Plumbing and Tenants

Being a property owner can be stressful, especially when it comes to having repairs done. When renting out a property it is imperative to review with your tenants how to keep the plumbing in good working order. Here are a few items that may be helpful as a property owner to cover with your tenants:

Thank a Plumber


Thank a Plumber

How many times have you gotten up to get a drink of water, turned the shower on or hooked up the hose to water your lawn and say ‘Thank goodness for running water’? Probably almost never. In this day and age we take for granted that we have running water, not only running water, but pretty clean running water!

It took thousands of years to develop our current plumbing systems. Here are a few highlights of how our plumbing came to be;

312BC – The Romans...

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To Quote or Not to Quote...Over the Phone


To Quote or Not to Quote...Over the Phone

We have all done it. Call a company, request a quote over the phone and hang up aggravated when we are told that pricing cannot be given over the phone. How inconvenient, right?! I can honestly say not a day goes by that I don’t receive at least one call like that. So how come a plumbing company won’t give pricing over the phone?...

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Love Your Water


Love Your Water

Have you ever noticed lime scale or buildup on your faucets or shower heads?  Do you have sinks or toilet bowls that are discoloring? When drinking water from your tap do you notice it has a metallic taste or weird odor? All of these things and more are caused by contaminates in our water. Water treatment plants work hard to remove as many contaminates as possible, unfortunately not all of them can be removed.

Municipal tap water also contains chlorine to disinfect the water...

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Sump Pumps, The Water Warriors


Sump Pumps, The Water Warriors

Sump Pumps. The water warriors of the underground. Much like water heaters in the previous blog, these guys are taken for granted as well. That is until winter de-thaws or spring rains come. Then we rush to the basement or crawl space to ensure the pumps are kicking on and all is well. The key to keeping sump pumps working as long as possible is to know what is going on with them.

Some yearly maintenance by your trusted plumber is always a good place to start. Always get a sump...

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