Category Archives: Blogs About Plumbing

Cubed or Crushed: Best Ice for Your Drink

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Spring is finally here, and time to start thinking about warmer weather activities. Entertaining with friends and family is fun when the weather is hot, and the drinks are cold. The time is now to make sure your ice maker is in working order and ready for action! Just as there are dozens of decisions […]

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Main Sewer Clogs: Causes, Warning Signs & Replacement Options

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Some drain cleaning and maintenance can be performed by a homeowner; but drain line repair and replacement tasks should be performed by a professional plumber. That’s because any error in the repair or replacement could make issues worse.

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For Simple Plumbing Clogs, a Snake is a Charm!

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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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Celebrating World Plumbing Day: The Impact of Plumbing on Heath and the Environment

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

While modern-day marvels include cellphones and driver-less cars, it’s an invention from 1700 BC that’s made the biggest impact on modern-day living. Today we celebrate World Plumbing Day. We’ve come a long way from the first flush toilet in Crete, to the Roman aqueducts that carried 1.2 billion liters of water every day, to our […]

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Presidential Plumbing on Presidents Day

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

On Presidents Day, we commemorate past U.S. presidents, but the holiday originally was meant to honor our first president’s birthday. George Washington may have been the first president to lead our country, but it was his successors who can claim to have the first indoor plumbing and toilet facilities in the White House! According to […]

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8 Useful Plumbing Tools for Your Loved One’s Toolbox This Valentine’s Day

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Cupid may have put an arrow through your heart this Valentine’s Day but that’s not exactly what you need in your tool chest to take care of your home’s repairs. Here’s a handy list of the 8 most useful things a DIY Plumber should have in your toolbox to handle your home’s minor plumbing repairs. […]

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Uh Oh, Frozen Pipe. Now What?

Posted on: January 22, 2019

As temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic plummet, the chances increase for frozen pipes in your home. Here’s what to do if you find yourself with a frozen water pipe. Why do pipes freeze Water expands when it freezes, even if that water is trapped in a pipe. That expansion puts pressure on the pipe that is […]

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DIY Plumbing Problems and When to Call in a Professional

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Water is one of the most destructive and costliest forces when it comes to causing damage to your home. That’s why it’s important to know when you can fix a plumbing issue yourself or when it’s time to call in a professional. Here are some basic plumbing repairs you can tackle yourself. A slowly dripping […]

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5 Easy Ways to Celebrate Cut Your Energy Costs Day

Posted on: January 8, 2019

There’s Taco Tuesday and Hump Day but only Cut Your Energy Costs Day on January 10th has your wallet in its best interest! What better day to start implementing all those cost saving measures in your home than on a day dedicated to reducing energy use and finding savings right in your own home. While […]

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Mid-Atlantic Water Rates Climb in the New Year

Posted on: January 6, 2019

The New Year may cost consumers in almost all Len The Plumber Mid-Atlantic service areas more money on their water bill, making now the best time to find sources of wasted water in your home. From Philadelphia to Northern Virginia, water suppliers have increased their water rates in most cases to help fund infrastructure improvements […]

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