Did you know that your sump pump is one of the most important appliances in your home? It’s true! Of course, before you can appreciate its usefulness, you need to know what a sump pump is. In short, this handy-dandy device consists of two parts: a float switch and a mechanical pump. Most sump pumps are located in basements. Their primary job is to pump excess water out of your basement through a discharge pipe. A working sump pump protects your basement -- and your home -- from serious flooding! The integrity of your home thus depends on this often-overlooked…

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It’s important to be aware of the most common sewer line problems and their solutions, so that you can ensure that your sewer system stays in proper working order! Your sewer is susceptible to an array of problems, unfortunately – here are the most common ones: Damage from tree roots. Tree roots can be any sewer line’s worst enemy. If there are roots in your sewer system, this can deeply damage your line. In this case, it’s time to call in a plumbing professional – as soon as possible. If there is some sort of large object or debris blocking…

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Did you know that more and more sewer system inspection methods are incorporating video cameras? So cool! So, what are the tangible benefits of using camera inspection when it comes to your sewer system? Accuracy. Do you want to make sure that the job gets done well, and it gets done fast? If so, then a camera sewer inspection is really the way to go. In fact, before camera inspections were invented, plumbers simply tried various solutions and then monitored their progress…talk about ineffective! With a sewer camera, accuracy is ensured. Safety. A camera sewer inspection is very non-invasive and…

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It’s summertime! Are you conserving water? It’s easy to do so – here are some simple ways to save water this summer: Turn off the water while brushing your teeth. Do you leave the water running when you’re brushing your teeth? Stop it with this shameful habit! Simply turning off the tap when brushing can save gallons of water. Turn off the water while washing your hands. Same goes for washing your hands – you should always turn the water off when washing, in order to conserve as much water as possible. Use a shower bucket. Have you ever thought…

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