Your Drain Pipes Need Solid Pitching To Overcome Clogs

Welcome back to our broadcast for the bottom of the eighth inning. Due up for the Drain Pipes is ABS, PVC, and their famed slugger, Cast Iron. It’ll be interesting to see if they can get something going this inning. So far, Mr.  ¼ Inch Per Foot, who’s pitching for the plumbers, has been keeping…

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Winter is Coming: How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing as Temperatures Dip

Homeowners hate frozen pipes. Aside from having to thaw pipes, or paying a plumber to do it, there’s always the chance that a frozen pipe could burst causing, heavy water damage, in addition to the added expenses of clean-up and getting the pipes fixed. Plumbers hate frozen pipes as well. If a plumber is dealing…

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Avoid Frozen Pipes: Electric Heat Tape Can Save Your Home This Winter

Nobody wants ice water in the winter. My wife and I lived in a mobile home in Somersworth, New Hampshire for a few years when we were newlyweds. It was a cozy single-wide 14×70 ft. trailer, with a fireplace and a sprawling deck on one side. Since we weren’t living in tornado alley, we were…

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Phoenix Residents Need To Be Careful When Softening Their Hard Water

The water reservoirs in Phoenix, AZ supply notoriously hard water to the residents in the Valley of the Sun.  Since hardness in water effects the taste, the cleaning ability of the water, and the life expectancy of water using appliances, many residents in the greater Phoenix area go to great lengths to soften their water. …

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The Big Game This Holiday Weekend: Plumbers vs. Pipefitters

Plumbers Verses Pipefitters “Good afternoon sports fans this is Red Reddington along with Buck McManly out at the Coliseum for the big game! Today’s contest pits the plumbers against the pipefitters. The action should be tremendous between these two closely matched rivals. Recently, the plumbers were heavily engaged roughing  in kitchens and bathrooms at a…

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