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How to Avoid a Frozen Septic System

How to Avoid a Frozen Septic System

[ 0 ] November 15, 2016 |

Many homeowners across Northeast Ohio utilize a septic tank rather than a conventional city sewer system to dispose of their grey and black water waste. While it may seem like the two are similar from inside the home, in reality, the maintenance and disposal processes are very different. Especially during the winter season. Homes with septic […]

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The Pros and Cons of Vessel Sinks

The Pros and Cons of Vessel Sinks

[ 0 ] July 27, 2016 |

Vessel sinks truly couldn’t be any more classic. After all, the bathroom vessel sink is a direct descendant of the earliest sink—the wash basin—which, in the days  before indoor plumbing, was never without its trusty sidekick, the pitcher. Showy and perfect for a powder room that’s crying out for a new look. And if yours […]

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Outdoor Showers Offer Summer Convenience

Outdoor Showers Offer Summer Convenience

[ 0 ] July 1, 2016 |

It’s summer, and there’s nothing more satisfying for a parent (and fun for a kid) than watching your child play outside for hours on end. However, the thought of letting them come in and track their well-earned dirt everywhere is enough to send some parents into a small panic. Whether you’ve got a lake house, […]

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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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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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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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How to Maintain Your Sump Pump

How to Maintain Your Sump Pump

[ 0 ] December 28, 2015 |

If your home has a wet basement, you’re not alone. The American Society of Home Inspectors estimates that more than 60 percent of homes have issues with water in the basement. A sump pump can be an effective option for preventing water damage. Installed in a pit in the basement, these units sense when the […]

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Protect Your Home This Winter

Protect Your Home This Winter

[ 0 ] December 17, 2015 |

As temperatures begin to drop, it is a good time to review a few simple steps to keep your water lines from freezing.  Frozen pipes can cause damage to your property and cause a major inconvenience.  They can also be expensive to repair. Most frozen lines occur on private property and are the responsibility of the homeowner. […]

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Getting to the Root of Plumbing Backups – Tree Planting Basics

Getting to the Root of Plumbing Backups – Tree Planting Basics

[ 0 ] October 5, 2015 |

Fall is the best time of year in Northeast Ohio to plant most types of trees. As a rule of thumb, trees should be planted when they have enough time to establish roots before they’re exposed to stressors like high heat, low temperatures, or not enough water. Plus, it is important to give the tree […]

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Stop Overlooking Your Most Used Appliance: When To Replace Your Toilets

Stop Overlooking Your Most Used Appliance: When To Replace Your Toilets

[ 0 ] December 16, 2014 |

It’s probably the one appliance in your home that gets used multiple times a day, yet is typically overlooked when you talk about remodeling or upgrading. Your toilet. The life expectancy of a toilet can vary greatly, but like everything in our homes, there comes a point in time when replacing it is the better […]

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