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Essential Equipment: 5 Tools No Homeowner Should Go Without

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When it comes to home improvement and repairs, it always pays to be prepared. The wider a selection of tools you have on hand, the easier it will be to address maintenance issues or carry out new projects. The specific tools you need vary based on your goals and the configuration of your home, but there are […]

Some Things Just Don’t Belong in the Toilet!

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Toilets are an amazing thing. They take our most undesirable waste and cleanly dispose of it in the most convenient way. Sometimes, that convenience can be a trap if it tempts us to flush things that don’t belong in the toilet. There are a number of items that can destroy your plumbing if you flush […]

Live in HEB or Tarrant County? Be Aware of These Common Plumbing Issues

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Whether they’re minor or major in nature, plumbing issues aren’t something that you should put off for long. The reasons for this are two-fold. For starters, plumbing issues aren’t going to fix themselves. In fact, they’re only likely to worsen over time. Secondly, many plumbing issues are also associated with wasted water – and that […]

Inspecting your Sprinkler System as Spring Begins

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If you haven’t used your sprinkler system since last summer, just know that a lot can happen to it over the course of fall and winter. The sudden changes in temperature throughout the seasons have been known to crack the pipes and harsh winters can leave them frozen. If the sprinkler heads suffered any damage […]

5 Best Hacks to Deal with Clogged Drains

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Clogged drains are pretty noticeable, like when you’re standing in ankle-deep water during your shower or when water pools up in the sink while you’re brushing your teeth. Clogged drains are pretty annoying as is, but they can become even more of a nuisance if you fail to act appropriately. In fact, according to Wise […]

How Does the Toilet Work?

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It’s the one fixture in your home that you probably take for granted, but it rarely fails you. Invented in 1596, according to the Smithsonian Institution, it wasn’t until the mid-1800’s that the bathroom throne started appearing regularly. Today, many homes come with multiple bathrooms, each equipped with a standard flush toilet. Find out more […]

Preparing Pipes and Sprinkler System for a Blast of Winter Weather

Plumbing Problem in Winter

Winter is here and so are colder temperatures. While the Bedford area sports warmer winter weather than some areas of the country, temperatures still average in the 30’s and 40’s — and this can wreak havoc on your sprinkler system. Take care of your pipes and sprinklers now and avoid the high cost of repairs […]

Try These DIY Drain Cleaning Tips Before Calling Your Local Plumber

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Most homeowners want to save money by trying to fix household problems themselves. But a smart homeowner knows when to stop and call the professionals to do the job. Clogged drains are among the top five most common plumbing problems that a homeowner will experience. Here are some ways to try to open up slow […]

Girl Power: 5 Household Projects Guys Pretend You Need Them For (You Don’t!)

Girl Cleaning Kitchen Sink

Some guys like to show off their machismo by taking care of all the maintenance and repairs around the house, including any plumbing issues. Here are five simple plumbing issues that don’t require an advanced degree in plumbing to fix — even if your man claims otherwise. Unclogging a Toilet Unclogging a toilet usually takes […]