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Category Archives: Blogs About Plumbing

What to Do When A Pipe Bursts in Your Home

Posted on: January 20, 2021

Winter temps in the Mid-Atlantic yo-yo between freezing conditions and mild days. But a burst pipe in winter is no child’s play. Here’s what to do when you discover a burst pipe in your home. 1. Turn off the main water valve. The quickest way to stop the water damage from a burst pipe is […]

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Top 10 Ways You’re Wasting Water

Posted on: December 15, 2020

Earlier this summer an increase in water rates was put into effect in Baltimore City. It’s been reported that a “typical” water and sewer bill for a family of four will increase by about $80. Water isn’t going to get any cheaper!

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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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How to Winterize Your Hose Bibbs

Posted on: November 20, 2020

The temperatures are quickly dropping and it’s time to winterize your outdoor plumbing! Follow this step-by-step guide to make sure your hose bib is fully prepped for the cooling temperatures.

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8 Most Common Plumbing Problems

Posted on: September 29, 2020

We see plumbing problems every day, but some are more common than others! Our expert Baltimore-Washington technicians gave some insight as to what issues they commonly see.

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Can I Call a Plumber in MD, DC, VA, PA & DE While Social Distancing?

Posted on: April 8, 2020

Working from home and maintaining social distancing efforts means a house full of people, putting added strain on your plumbing system. You may be wondering if you can still call your local plumber and schedule services while adhering to the safety guidelines of social distancing. The answer is yes! Len The Plumber understands that the […]

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Are These Toilet Paper Alternatives Safe for Your Plumbing?

Posted on: April 3, 2020

If you’ve ever found yourself in the unfortunate position of being without toilet paper when you’ve really got to go, you may have resorted to desperate searches online to find out if there are safe alternatives. It’s often impossible to sort through fact and fiction online these days; fortunately, we’ve compiled all the information you […]

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Should Your Home Go Tankless?

Posted on: February 6, 2020

Are you looking for ways to save on your utility bills? Water heating accounts for around 17% of your home’s energy usage, making it the second-highest contributor to your utility costs after your heating and cooling system. If you’re in the market for a new water heater, the best choice for energy savings might be […]

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The Truth About Tankless Water Heaters

Posted on: February 3, 2020

Is the time to replace your water heater coming up? New tankless water heaters, which heat water on-demand, may be a better choice for your replacement. Check out the benefits of these new heaters.

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Signs You Have a Leak

Posted on: December 22, 2019

Leaks aren’t always the easiest plumbing issue to spot and they can appear anywhere in your home — in your floors, in your walls, and even in your ceiling. How can you determine if you have a leak?

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