Recent Plumbing Articles

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Home Improvement
Team eLocal

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Shower?

This article explains how much shower installation costs on average. It also describes what factors affect the cost of shower installation.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter With These 7 Tips

Frozen pipes can cause major damage to your plumbing system. You might think you're fine as long as your furnace is running, but pipes can freeze even if your home feels warm.

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Home Improvement
Hannah Stephens

Read This and You'll be Flush With Knowledge About Different Types of Toilets

Unfamiliar with the most common types of toilets. Explores the differences between toilet flushing systems, including pros, cons and price comparisons.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

What Size Water Heater Do I Need?

When it comes to selecting a water heater for your home, size does matter. A water heater's size directly impacts its efficiency, performance and overall functionality.

Water drained into the toilet bowl After the technician came to repair a toilet. When its did not flush down.
Home Improvement
Team eLocal

Calling a Plumber? Here Are the 6 Most Common Plumbing Jobs and How Much They Cost

One of the first things you're likely to think of when you need to call a plumber is how much it's going to cost. The good news is that you don’t have to be stuck with sticker shock. Estimate the cost of repairing your plumbing problem.

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Home Improvement
John Warbuck

Is Your Toilet Running? Well, Then Ya Better Go Fix It!

When your toilet keeps running, your water bill runs up with it. In most cases, you can get your toilet functioning the way it’s supposed to in just a few minutes. Here’s what to do.

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Home Improvement
John Warbuck

How Your Home's Septic System Works

If your home uses a septic tank, not knowing how to care for it properly can be costly. Here’s what homeowners need to know about their septic systems.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

What's a Hybrid Water Heater?

When your water heater gives out, you'll likely explore your replacement options, which could include a hybrid water heater, also called a heat pump water heater.


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