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How to Test Your Home’s Water Pressure in 5 Steps
May 20, 2019 Contractor2020

As a homeowner, there are a few routine tasks you should do to keep your household in tip-top shape. That includes putting new batteries of your smoke detectors twice a year and replacing the air filter in your furnace or

Slow Drain? Try These 4 DIY Fixes
May 14, 2019 Contractor2020

One of the most common – and aggravating – plumbing problems we see in homes is a slow drain. In the majority of cases, this is caused by a blocked up pipe directly under the drain. Anything and everything from

What’s the Ideal Temperature for a Hot Water Heater?
May 10, 2019 Contractor2020

Comfort is a personal preference. The temperature one person thinks is cozy, another might find too warm or too cold. That’s why battles over the home or office thermostat are so common. When it comes to the temperature of your

What to Do if Your Water Smells Like Rotten Eggs
April 29, 2019 Contractor2020

When you turn on a water tap in your home, does the smell of rotten eggs make your close your nose? With all the stories about water quality in the news these days, you may be worried that what you’re

Don’t Forget to Clean Your Toilet Tank
April 25, 2019 Contractor2020

First off, we understand that no one enjoys cleaning the bathroom. You want to get in and out as quickly as possible – especially when it comes to the toilet. So we’re sorry to say that scrubbing the bowl is

The Safe Way to Remove Broken Glass From Your Garbage Disposal
April 16, 2019 Contractor2020

Accidents happen – especially in the kitchen where there’s so much activity between meal prep, cooking, and cleaning. One accident that can be extra frustrating – and potentially dangerous – is having broken glass fall down your garbage disposal. Whether

Leaky Toilet? How to Replace the Wax Ring
April 1, 2019 Contractor2020

It’s never a good sign if you notice water seeping out the bottom of your toilet. Often, this type of leak means you need to replace the toilet wax ring. The good news is this plumbing job is inexpensive –

Fact of fiction: Bathroom Wipes are Safe to Flush?
March 25, 2019 Contractor2020

Pre-moistened wipes have become more and more popular – and not just for babies. Many adults now use wipes instead of toilet paper for more effective cleaning and a fresher feeling. When you look at the labels of these products,

4 Reasons Why Hot Water is Coming Out of Your Cold Faucet
March 18, 2019 Contractor2020

When you turn on the cold water at your kitchen or bathroom faucet, but you immediately feel warm or hot water coming out of the tap, it’s natural to be confused. If this has happened to you, here are a

13 Ways You May Be Wasting Water in Your Home
March 13, 2019 Contractor2020

Water is one of our most important – and frequently used – resources. Accordingly to the EPA, each American uses an average of 88 gallons of water at home per day. Unfortunately, we all tend to waste a lot of

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