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6 Steps to Fixing a Dripping Faucet

More than 3,000 gallons of water per year are wasted if a leaky faucet is left to drip at a normal rate of one drip per second. That's more than 180 showers per year! Fixing your leaky faucet is therefore not only good for the environment but could also save you money.   In order to fix a dripping faucet, you must first understand what kind of leak you have. A whistling or screaming/squealing sound when you turn your faucet usually means that you need a new washer, which can be found in most home improvement stores. Whereas if you notice that your water is not flowing freely, spits or leaks when you try and turn your faucet on, then you probably have a clogged aerator. These clogs…
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3 Tips For Choosing The Best Professional Plumber Near Calgary

If you are looking for plumbing companies in Calgary or anywhere, don't miss this article.   The reality is that unforeseen plumbing events can have major financial and emotional implications, impacting our day-to-day life. When something does not work for us, like the toilet or sink clogging up, it can affect our mood, productivity and finances It’s important to seek the right professional help at the earliest stage, so that issues can be quickly fixed and we can move on with our lives.   If you want to hire the best professional plumber for any unforeseen plumbing problems, it is essential that you opt for a professional who:  - has years of experience in the field, and  - is qualified for the work you want to get…
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How To Make A DIY Drain Unclogger At Home

The drainpipe is a U-shaped pipe that is located under the sink and works as a trap to prevent sewer gases from moving up and escaping through drains. While your U-shaped pipe acts as a convenient trapping mechanism, it is also often one of the main culprits for your sink jam. Plumber Fitting Sink Pipe In Bathroom And while a plunger may work most times to unclog your pipe, sometimes if the clog is too far inside another method may need to be used. The easiest and most commonly used DIY method is to pour boiling water down the drain,…
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7 Easy Steps To Fixing A Leaky Toilet

Water pooling around the bottom of the toilet bowl is a clear indication that the wax seal around it is damaged. If there is a water leak around your toilet base, check to see if the toilet has shifted as this is the most common reason for a leaking toilet. Follow these 7 easy steps to fix your leaky toilet. First, sit on the toilet and twist it back into its original position.  If this doesn’t stop the leak, you may need to replace the wax ring.  Before you replace the ring, you’ll need to turn off the water to your toilet by closing…
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Common Plumbing Issues in Calgary Homes

Anyone can be a DIY plumbing expert, or at best, be equipped to understand common plumbing issues at home. Every year, you could save hundreds of dollars by taking care of leaky faucets or overflowing toilets before they become serious issues. With the help of our expert advice, you can be aware of and take care of minor plumbing issues. Here are some of the most common plumbing problems in homes in Calgary with which you are surely familiar. Dripping faucets There are different types of kitchen and bathroom faucets. Compression taps have washers that can wear down with repeated…
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How to Avoid 5 Common Plumbing Problems in the Summer

Save hundreds of dollars in wasted water and plumbing repair this summer by following these 5 tips: Know Your Main Water Valve Location Knowing where your main water valve is situated and being able to switch it off will not only benefit you in controlling or stopping a leak, but it will also make it convenient for maintenances. Control over the main valve also stops you from wasting large amounts of water. Keep an Eye on Your Water Pressure Check all of your faucets on a regular basis, both indoor and outdoor. A change in water pressure could mean a…
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4 Ways On How to Find the Best Drain Cleaning Services

Getting your drains cleaned is a process that everyone has to go through once when renting or owning a house. While it might be easy to call in a Calgary plumber, it is not enough. You are going to have to find the best service possible so your drains are in good condition for the long haul. 4 Things You Need To Look For To Find The Best Drain Cleaning Service In Calgary Responsive Manner To Emergency Services In most cases, drain cleaning is an emergency, and how a company responds to that is imperative. Do they care about your…
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Why It’s Important to Find Your Go-To 24/7 Plumbing Calgary Company

Having a go-to 24/7 emergency plumber is vital in today’s day and age. When something goes wrong with your plumbing, nothing helps more than having a trusted relationship with a local Calgary plumber. You get to know each other in-and-out, and through this trusted relationship, you will both help each out in the long run. Here is how that happens: They will help you when you desperately need it The most crucial point in having an emergency plumber is that when you are desperate, they will help you. So if you need your drains cleaned, a leak fixed or your…
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