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Is a Tankless Water Heater Worth the Investment?

Posted on: January 31, 2020

Storage water heaters may be the norm, but they are far from your only option. In fact, you may be considering installing a tankless water heater. You’ve heard the upgrade will result in energy savings, but is a tankless water heater really the right choice for you? Here are the top benefits and things to […]

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Why Is My Water Heater Making That Noise?

Posted on: January 28, 2020

You may not realize it, but your water heater is one of the hardest-working appliances in your home. After all, it must keep water hot and ready to use 24/7. It’s easy to forget this because your water heater works silently in the basement, garage, or utility closet. If you’ve noticed your water heater popping […]

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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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Top 8 Common Causes of Water Leaks

Posted on: December 20, 2019

You trust your plumbing system to function without problems or leaks. Unfortunately, leaking pipes are all too common. Here’s why and what you need to know when any of these common issues ends up causing a leak in your Mid-Atlantic-area home. 1. Poor Construction or Installation Techniques Failure to compact the soil on your property […]

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8 Most Common Plumbing Problems

Posted on: December 13, 2019

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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What Is the Difference Between a Boiler & a Furnace?

Posted on: November 22, 2019

Do you use the words “furnace” and “boiler” interchangeably? Both terms describe home heating systems, but a furnace and a boiler are not the same thing. Learn about the difference between these two systems so you can decide which is best for your home and your comfort needs. How Do Furnaces Work? A furnace uses […]

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What Are the Black Specks in My Water?

What Are the Black Specks in My Water?

Posted on: September 30, 2019

If you have black specks in your home’s water, something’s not right—and identifying the source of the problem is essential to fixing it and restoring your home’s supply of clean water. Here’s a look at the most common sources of black specks from tap water and how to get rid of them. Top 3 Sources […]

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Homeowners’ Go-To Guide on Sewer Pipes

Homeowners’ Go-To Guide on Sewer Pipes

Posted on: September 26, 2019

Do you know what type of sewer piping your home has? If you’re like most homeowners, you only think about your sewer pipes when something goes wrong—like when you have a sewage backup or drain problem. Knowing what type of sewer pipe you have, however, can help you: Understand what may be happening when your […]

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What to Do When Your Hot Water Heater Leaks

Posted on: September 18, 2019

A water heater leak is not the end of the world. Most small hot water heater leaks can be patched up pretty easily. Here is a list of tips to use before you call a plumber!

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How High Water Pressure Can Damage Your Home’s Plumbing System

How High Water Pressure Can Damage Your Home’s Plumbing System

Posted on: September 4, 2019

Having high water pressure in your home can become costly and is detrimental to your home’s plumbing system! Don’t wait to install a pressure relief valve (PRV) to save money and water.

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