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Find Your Water Shut-Off Valves

What’s the first thing you should do if your household plumbing springs a leak? You may be inclined to think calling a plumber is the first order of business—but no, not quite. Actually, your first step should be shutting off the water, which will keep your home from flooding, minimizing the water damage that is […]

Give Your Dishwasher Some TLC

Give Your Dishwasher Some TLC The dishwasher is one of those great home appliances that we use so much, and rely on so heavily, that we can really start to take it for granted. You never really think about your dishwasher until it’s out of commission. Then, as dishes start to stack up or your […]

6 Plumbing Basics for First-Time Homeowners

6 Plumbing Basics for First-Time Homeowners Are you new to homeownership? Then it’s important to spend some time familiarizing yourself with all your household systems—and that includes the plumbing. We’re not saying you need to become an accomplished plumber. We’re just saying you should understand the fundamentals of plumbing maintenance and care—which should make it […]

Your Yearly Plumbing Checklist

Your Yearly Plumbing Checklist Being a responsible homeowner means keeping an eye on all of your home’s systems—from the roof to the air conditioner too, of course, the plumbing—and doing whatever preventative maintenance needs to be done to keep everything running smoothly. Implicit in this is the need to inspect your home systems, to keep […]