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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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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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Why Is My Floor Drain Backing Up?

Posted on: August 29, 2019

Floor drain backups can be baffling. When they happen, it can be easy to assume that there’s a problem with the floor drain itself—but that’s not the case at all. In fact, backups in a basement floor drain are usually a symptom of another problem in your plumbing system. So, if you’ve noticed standing water […]

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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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Why Does My Sewer Line Keep Backing Up?

Posted on: August 25, 2019

It only takes one sewer line backup to cause homeowners major problems and big headaches. But, when sewer lines keep backing up, these problems and headaches can snowball into a full-blown crisis! If you’re frequently dealing with sewer line backups, here’s a look at what may be going wrong—and what you can do to fix […]

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Len the Plumber technician holding up very long and large string of debris that was clogging up a DMV Metro home's sewer line.

What Causes Sewage to Back Up?

Posted on: August 21, 2019

Sewage backups can be caused by a number of issues with your plumbing system. Fundamentally, sewage will back up whenever wastewater is unable to pass through your pipes and sewer line. Here’s a closer look at: The most common causes of sewage backups How to know when you’re dealing with a sewage backup What to […]

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Water damaged wall in basement with shop vac hose next to puddle of water.

What Causes a Sewage Backup in the Basement?

Posted on: August 19, 2019

Is your basement drain backing up when you’re washing clothes? Have you noticed that your basement floor drain backs up when the toilet is flushed or when it rains? If so, you could be dealing with a handful of different plumbing problems. Determining the root cause is the key to getting the right repairs—and preventing […]

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