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What to Know About Your Arlington, Texas Sprinkler System

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Tired of watering your lawn manually? If so, it may be time to have an irrigation system installed on your property. Before you install a lawn irrigation system, though, there are some essential things you should know. What is an Irrigation System? An irrigation system is used to help nurture your landscape by providing the water […]

What Are the Different Types of Plumbing Pipes?

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There are several types of plumbing pipes available. The key to getting the right ones for the job — or identifying the ones you already have — is to have a good understanding of how they are different and what they look like. Here’s what you need to know: PEX Pipes PEX is an abbreviation […]

Electric Water Heater vs Gas Water Heater

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If your existing water heater is due for replacement or you’re in the process of building a home and need to choose a brand-new water heater, you’ll have two main options to choose from: an electric water heater or a gas water heater. With an existing home, it’s generally best to stick with whichever type […]

Protecting Your Plumbing During the Holidays

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What could be better? Gathering family and friends, listening to holiday music, eating good food, and enjoying the merriment of the season! But after your big holiday meal, you begin to notice a few things. A few friends who are helping you clean are pouring grease and large chunks of food down the drain. Your […]

Essential Equipment: 5 Tools No Homeowner Should Go Without

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Moving into a new home is exciting! You get to decorate it, cook for the first time in your kitchen, and create a living space that you have always dreamed of. However, as most homeowners will discover, there are some essential items that they never would have thought they needed. From addressing maintenance issues to […]

Gross Things Plumbers Have Found

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Fact is often stranger than fiction and that couldn’t be more true when talking about plumbing. As professional plumbers, the experts at HEB Plumbing & Sprinkler have seen an assortment of oddball things stuck in plumbing. Typically, soap scum, hair, toilet paper, and grease are the main culprits of a clogged sink or toilet. In […]

How To Set Automatic Sprinkler Controls

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The summer heat is brutal on your lawn, but thankfully, in-ground sprinklers are available to keep it hydrated. Sprinklers are perfect for those months where the rain is nowhere in sight, and with today’s automatic advancements, you don’t have to do a thing. Automatic sprinkler systems give your plants some much-needed relief and save you […]

Where Does Plumbing Waste Go?

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Hopefully, you don’t have much cause to contemplate sewage in your day to day life. But if it’s something you need to consider, it’s important to start with a complete definition. Plumbing sewage includes not only toilet waste, but also wastewater that comes from the bath/shower, kitchen sink, dishwasher, washing machine, and even pool water. […]

Best Ways to Unclog a Drain

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Clogged drain got you feeling down? Thankfully, there are some steps you can take to resolve the clog yourself. At HEB Plumbing & Sprinkler, our experts know the ins and outs of a clogged drain, and following these tips may help save you from investing in a clog repair. Here are our best practices to […]

How to Repair a Bathtub Faucet

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While getting ready for work in the morning, you hear the steady drip, drip, drip of water coming out of a faucet. You turn off the sink and stand still for a moment. There it is again, the slow and steady drip, drip, drip. The culprit, you find after a quick inspection of your bathroom, […]