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Plumbing Pipes Repurposed for Home Decor

Plumbing Pipes Repurposed for Home Decor

[ 0 ] May 25, 2016 |

On the heels of shows like “Fixer Upper” and “Rehab Addict”, home renovation is huge right now; more specifically, repurposing old items is pretty much the hottest trend in the current home design movement. Recycling old material, specifically material with an industrial feel, is extremely popular and makes for unique, conversation centerpieces. If you’re a fan of all this, you may have […]

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Virtual Welding Technology

Virtual Welding Technology

[ 0 ] April 27, 2016 |

Welding plays a key roll in the safety and success of the plumbing industry and requires hundreds of hours of learning and practice to master. Inadequate skills in this area could yield disastrous results. Fortunately, our plumbers and all members of the Cleveland plumbing industry’s Journeymen Plumbers Union Local 55 receive extensive training in this area before entering the workforce. A […]

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Plumbing Inspections to Peform Before Buying a Home

Plumbing Inspections to Peform Before Buying a Home

[ 0 ] April 11, 2016 |

Buying a home is one of the most exciting, yet nerve-wracking purchases you will ever make. Not only do you want something that fits perfectly for your family’s specific needs, but you also need something that functions well and fits within your budget. Hence, the home inspection. Included in this thorough examination is basically a professional review of the overall structure; […]

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Dual Flush Toilets

Dual Flush Toilets

[ 0 ] March 29, 2016 |

Dual flush toilets are the latest in water-conservation efforts, and have made the crossover from commercial to residential applications. Now, most well-known residential brands sell at least one dual flush model, including Kohler, American Standard, and Toto. Not only are there options, but the options are reasonably, and competitively priced. Unfortunately, due to the vast differences in design, […]

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In-Home Water Filtration Systems

In-Home Water Filtration Systems

[ 0 ] February 5, 2016 |

Water is the single most important thing to sustain life here on earth. So when the quality of a community’s water system is poor, the impact can be catastrophic. Worldwide, close to 2.5 billion people don’t have access to adequate sanitation, close to three quarters of a billion people don’t have access to clean water, and […]

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3D Printed Plumbing Fixtures

3D Printed Plumbing Fixtures

[ 0 ] January 29, 2016 |

3D Printing, also known as additive manufacturing, refers to the process of creating a three-dimensional object by successive layering of material through a computer controlled robot. This technology was first introduced in the early 1980′s, but has really taken off in the last decade or so, and has really found a place in the aerospace, architecture, […]

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Bathroom Safety Tips

Bathroom Safety Tips

[ 0 ] January 20, 2016 |

January is National Bath Safety Month, and when 70% of home accidents occur in the bathroom, it’s definitely not a topic to be overlooked. While the bathroom can be a dangerous place for anybody, seniors and children tend to be most susceptible to bathroom-related accidents. Fortunately, many of these accidents can be avoided through awareness and prevention […]

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Portland Utilizes Turbines in City Water Pipes to Generate Electricity

Portland Utilizes Turbines in City Water Pipes to Generate Electricity

[ 0 ] January 15, 2016 |

Portland residents are able to generate green electricity simply by turning on their water taps and flushing their toilets. Fast Company reports that the Oregon city is using a state-of-the art system to capture energy from water flowing through the city’s pipelines. Small turbines installed inside the pipelines are turned by the flowing water, sending energy […]

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Celebrate National Bubble Bath Day

Celebrate National Bubble Bath Day

[ 0 ] January 8, 2016 |

Today is National Bubble Bath Day. Yep, it’s a thing, and obviously you need to celebrate it, right? Just in case today is the first you’re hearing of it, we have an easy-to-make honey bubble bath recipe AND a honey and brown sugar body scrub, both consisting of ingredients you should already have in your […]

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Plumbing Resolutions for the New Year

Plumbing Resolutions for the New Year

[ 0 ] January 1, 2016 |

While most of us are still in shock that 2015 is over (what?!), some of us have already begun planning for 2016 and looking for ways to improve. New Years resolutions typically entail staying fit or saving money. While we can’t help you with the former, we can make saving money easier. Here is a list of plumbing resolutions […]

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