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What to Do After a Plumbing Leak

You arrive home one day to discover that water has permeated almost everything you own, seeping into the walls, draining underneath your carpet, and destroying some of your treasured belongings. It’s a homeowner’s nightmare, and without quick action, plumbing leaks … Continue reading

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5 Things to Never Put Down the Garbage Disposal

In 1927, architect John W. Hammes from Racine, Wisconsin, introduced the garbage disposal to the world. This new invention, which went to market in 1938, gave homeowners the ability to chop up large bits of food waste to easily pass … Continue reading

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How to Unclog a Drain with a Snake

A clogged drain can be a frustrating occurrence, but that doesn’t mean it has to be time-consuming and costly as well. With a little bit of know-how you can unclog a drain yourself, in no time flat. A snake, or drain auger, is … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Bathroom Floods

We all fear the day our bathroom floods. If a toilet runs over or a pipe breaks, it can quickly turn into nightmare. Just as it’s important to understand how to change a tire, knowing what to do during a … Continue reading

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Water Conservation Tips for Your Home

As you know, water shortages are a serious problem in California. The recent drought has caused concern all over the state, and locally here in San Diego. To add to that, in the City of San Diego water and sewer … Continue reading

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Feb 2011: Water Alarms

By: Don & Melissa Teemsma We suggest a water alarm for the following locations: Water heater Under the kitchen sink, especially if you have a water filter Air conditioning evaporator coil Dishwasher Bathroom sink Any plumbing location with wood floors … Continue reading

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