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How Do Water Softeners Affect Septic Systems?

Due to calcium, magnesium, and other hard elements in our water sources, water softeners have become quite common in many homes. Water softeners help make the water soft by removing or reducing the amount of these elements that get to our plumbing system. This, on the other hand, makes it ideal for laundry, cleaning, drinking, showers, etc. Hard water not only makes soaps and detergents less effective but also results in scum formation, which affects the color of your garments. Also, it leads to various problems in the plumbing system as the minerals corrode the pipes and appliances. This subsequently …

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What Causes Pipes to Burst in your Home

What Causes Pipes to Burst in your Home?

Water pipe bursts are a common scenario in many homes. And, even if you have never had one in your home, you certainly know someone who has dealt with this plumbing issue. The fact is, whether it’s in your home’s plumbing system or even on the main supply pipes, bursting of pipes is a common issue that can happen any time and without any warning. This might, in several cases, cause serious damages, which require an expert’s input and cost you some considerable amount of money. These bursts can result from several factors, including rusty pipes, structural damage to the …

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How to Install a Water Pressure Regulator

Guide On How to Install a Water Pressure Regulator

Unregulated water pressure can cause serious damage to your plumbing, more than you can imagine. This can happen when the water pressure from your primary water source is too high. However, this doesn’t have to become your everyday worry. A water pressure regulator is a handy tool that ensures water in your house flows at the correct pressure. This prevents any damage that the excessive water pressure can cause to your fixtures, which might subsequently lead to costly repairs.   Learning how to install a water pressure regulator is crucial, whether you are a DIY person or you prefer hiring a …

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Average Cost of Drilling a Water Well in Arizona

Introduction to Water Well Drilling Cost in Arizona Water wells are an ancient technology that still play an important part in the lives of many in the modern world. Roughly 13% or 42 million people use a household well in the United States every day. With that many Americans using wells, the well-drilling industry has grown to meet the demand.  If you need a well, we can help you to make some decisions. We’re going to take you through some ways to decide if you need a well, as well as some information about how they’re drilled and serviced, and …

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Here’s Why Water Backs Up Into Your Tub

When you are using your tub you want a relaxing experience that is pleasant to both your eyes and nose.  Unfortunately, there are occasions when water and other liquids rise into your tub.  There are many reasons why this occurs and it is important to properly understand and learn how to prevent this from happening.  Some kitchens and bathrooms are high-traffic areas in most homes, therefore people depend on their plumbing to function properly every day.  When your bathroom is out of commission it causes a large disruption to your daily routine.   Dirty water coming back up through your drain …

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