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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

How To Relight the Pilot Light in Your Gas Hot Water Heater
March 5, 2019 Contractor2020

When the hot water heater is your house goes out, tasks such as showering, laundry, washing dishes, and more come to a halt. If you have a gas-powered hot water heater, one cause for the shutdown may be that the

What to Do If Your Toilet is Overflowing
February 28, 2019 Contractor2020

Whether you’re a “glass half full” or “glass half empty” type of person, we can agree that there’s nothing good about an overflowing toilet. If you find yourself in this messy situation, here are the steps to take to fix

How to Replace a Toilet Seat – From Measurement to Installation
February 24, 2019 Contractor2020

The seat on your toilet isn’t an item in your home that you think about very often. But when it wears out, breaks, or becomes loose, it can be a major inconvenience. Luckily, installing a new toilet seat is an

Low Water Pressures in Your Shower? Check These 4 Potential Causes
February 19, 2019 Contractor2020

When you’re trying to get ready in the morning, is there anything more annoying than weak water pressure that makes your shower take forever? The good news is that you can often pinpoint the cause fairly quickly. And in many

Well Water vs. City Water: Pros and Cons
February 10, 2019 Contractor2020

When buying a home, future home owners must decide about whether they are comfortable with well water, city water, or both. Those who are used to having their water supplied by the city have certain pre-conceived notions about well water.

Tips to remove and prevent calcium building on Faucets
February 5, 2019 Contractor2020

If you notice a white chalky buildup on your faucets—it’s not dried toothpaste. It is most likely calcium build up from hard water. Water is classified as hard when it contains high amounts of minerals. In most cases hard water

Toilet won’t stop running : Some DIY steps you can take before calling a plumber.
January 25, 2019 Contractor2020

If your toilet continues to make noise after flushing don’t ignore it. This could be a sign that there is an internal leak. Even if it isn’t an internal leak, it is still a clear sign that the water is

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