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Pros and Cons of Different Plumbing Pipes
November 10, 2019 Contractor2020

If you look around your home or in the plumbing section of a home improvement store, you may be surprised at how many different types of pipes there are. Why isn’t there just one material if they’re all doing the

Tips for Soldering Copper or Brass Plumbing
October 27, 2019 Contractor2020

Do you consider yourself handy or a DIY enthusiast? Then you don’t mind fixing minor plumbing issues when they come along, which is great.  If you plan on doing any projects that involve metal plumbing (pipes and fittings), then you’ll

Flush Smart – What You Can and Should Not Put Down the Toilet
October 21, 2019 Contractor2020

It’s nicknamed the “porcelain throne,” but the truth is we don’t give our toilet the royal treatment. Far too often, we flush items that have no business going down the toilet drain. This can lead to all sorts of plumbing

4 Things to Try if Your Toilet is Continuously Running
October 15, 2019 Contractor2020

Long-distance running can be very beneficial for your health. But if you’re toilet is running for a long period of time, it’s rarely a good thing. When you hear the tank constantly refilling or running when not in use, something

Replace a Garbage Disposal Splash Guard in 8 Steps
October 8, 2019 Contractor2020

You may enjoy using the garbage disposal in your kitchen but that doesn’t mean you want to watch your hard-earned money go down the drain. The average service life of a garbage disposal unit is 8-15 years, which mostly pertains

Keeping Your Basement Dry With a Sump Pump
September 28, 2019 Contractor2020

A flooded basement can be one of the worst nightmares for homeowners. If you have a finished basement, water can ruin flooring, walls, furniture, and any other items near the floor. Even if your basement is unfinished, standing water can

The Pros and Cons of Clay Sewer Pipe
September 20, 2019 Contractor2020

The history of clay pipes is long and rather impressive. The first known urban plumbing system was in Babylonia around 4000 BC and utilized clay pipes. Even at recent as the 1990s, clays was a popular material for municipal plumbing

What’s the Best Toilet Paper for Your Home’s Plumbing?
September 16, 2019 Contractor2020

When shopping for toilet paper, there are more choices than ever before. How do you choose one for your home? Do you have a favorite brand for comfort or do you grab whatever is least expensive at the store? We’re

Waterless Urinals – How Do They Work?
August 29, 2019 Contractor2020

Any way you can cut down on your water use is good for the environment and can save your business money. Whether you’re running a restaurant or have a small office space, the bathrooms – especially the men’s room –

How to Recognize and Fix a Main Sewer Line Problem
August 25, 2019 Contractor2020

“Out of sight, out of mind.” That’s usually how most homeowners approach plumbing issues. Since most of the pipes and features are hidden behind walls, ceilings, or floors, we can’t always see a problem developing. One area where that is

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