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What Size Water Heater Do I Need?

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If you are constantly timing your family’s showers to ensure that there is enough hot water left for your own, your family probably has the wrong size water heater. When replacing a water heater or buying one for a new home, many homeowners do not know which size water heater they need. This often leads […]

How to Get Jewelry Safely Out of a Drain

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Clank, clank, clank! Your heart sinks as you hear your wedding ring fall down the drain. Before you count your ring as a lost cause, check out these tips from HEB Plumbing & Drain – Kathlyn Smith to safely retrieve your lost jewelry. Magnet If the jewelry you dropped down the drain is made of […]

Why Do My Sprinklers Have Low Water Pressure?

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Sprinklers are vital for keeping your yard and garden healthy and looking fresh. Unfortunately, low water pressure may prevent the sprinkler water from reaching all the plants in your yard. Low water pressure in an irrigation system is a common problem that is usually the result of malfunctioning backflow preventer valves or dirt getting caught […]

How to Conserve Water when Maintaining a Lawn

Only 3% of the water on the planet is freshwater. With such a low percentage, it is extremely important to practice water conservation techniques. A majority of water that is wasted comes from the maintenance of one’s lawn. Fortunately, by updating your irrigation system and doing a bit of lawn maintenance, you can avoid wasting […]

How to Move a Sprinkler System Line

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A well-placed sprinkler system can do wonders for your yard. In addition to keeping your plants and lawn green, a sprinkler system reduces weed growth and preserves soil nutrients. But what happens when your landscaping needs change? If your current sprinkler layout no longer meets your needs, or if you need to make some adjustments, you […]