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Category Archives: Blogs About Drains

The Tools You Need to Set Your Clog Free

Posted on: February 13, 2021

A clogged sink or toilet doesn’t have to bring your home to a grinding halt. Here are some simple tools to keep on-hand to fix a minor clog. Toilet Trouble With more time spent at home recently, your toilets are pulling extra duty (catch that?). There’s no time for a backup (there too?). The good […]

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How to Avoid Hair Clogs in Your Drain

Posted on: January 25, 2021

Nothing is worse than standing in ankle-deep, dirty water thanks to a pesky hair clog in your shower drain. No matter what you do, you just can’t keep the hair from clumping together and causing your drains to slow to a painful crawl. Before you grab a razor and begin taking drastic measures, there are […]

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The Different Types of Plumbing Pipes

Posted on: November 21, 2020

There are a wide variety of plumbing pipes available to homeowners these days. Whether you’re looking to replace your home’s or businesses’ pipes or you’re embarking on a new build, it’s important to know your options! Depending on the job at hand, some pipes are more suited than others to get the job done right. […]

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What Happens When Your Sewer Backs Up?

Posted on: September 3, 2019

Backups are a distinct and messy sign that something’s not right with your sewer line or plumbing system. Basically, sewer line backups occur when some type of blockage is preventing wastewater from properly flowing away from your home toward the municipal sewer system. Figuring out precisely what’s stopping the wastewater flow in your system is […]

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Len The Plumber Recognized as the Best Pick for Drain & Sewer Services in Maryland (for the 4th Time!)

Posted on: August 27, 2019

Len The Plumber has been certified as the Best Pick in Maryland for drain and sewer services. This is the fourth year Len The Plumber has been honored with this recognition and featured in the annual Best Pick Reports® publication. Based on customer feedback, the Best Pick honor is awarded to elite home service businesses […]

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What to Expect During Drain Cleaning Service

Posted on: July 16, 2019

Drain clogs and wastewater backups will bring your plumbing system to a halt. Whenever it’s time for drain cleaning service, you need a local plumber you can trust—you need the experts at Len The Plumber! When you contact us for drain cleaning services, here’s what you can expect during the service and what you can […]

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What Is Rooter Service?

Posted on: July 16, 2019

Rooter service is a general term for plumbing repairs that involve drain cleaning or pipe repairs. Since tree roots used to be the primary cause of drain and pipe problems, rooter service was used to describe the method of repairing these problems. Today, however, rooter service refers to much more than repairing drain and sewer […]

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Len The Plumber is Baltimore’s Best Plumber

Posted on: April 19, 2019

Len The Plumber was Voted Baltimore’s Best Plumber for 2019 by a Reader’s Choice Poll. The fast, local plumbing and drain company was nominated by the readers of The Baltimore Sun. Then, in a Reader’s Choice Poll by The Baltimore Sun, received the highest number of votes to name them Baltimore’s Best Plumber. All Winners […]

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DIY Drain Cleaning & Why It’s a Bad Idea

Posted on: March 23, 2019

It’s happened to everyone: You turn on the water in your sink, shower, or tub and instead of flowing down the drain, it begins to back up. After seeing countless commercials for liquid drain cleaners, your first thought is to reach for that bottle of thick blue liquid with scary-sounding chemicals in it because it’ll […]

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For Simple Plumbing Clogs, a Snake is a Charm!

Posted on: March 13, 2019

On this day, we have more to thank St. Patrick for than that pint glass of green beer or those festive shamrock sunglasses. Legend has it that Ireland’s most famous resident is the reason why the country is snake-free! Historians will argue the Ice Age had more to do with the lack of slithery reptiles […]

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