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  • Reasons you need an emergency plumber


    People are always preparing for the worst possibilities in life, but in real sense, only a few are prepared when things go wrong. For instance, plumbing emergencies can arise when you least expect them, hence the need for urgent repair. Whether you are facing a reduced pressure in water flow, a clogged toilet or leaking pipes, there are times when professional services are needed. As much as it may save you some money by doing it yourself, issues at an emergency level should be left to professionals to prevent further damages.
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  • How to Keep Sparks Away From Possible Gas Leaks


    If you can smell gas in your home, then you have probably already called out a gas plumber to look at the problem for you. If you can't find a way to turn off your gas supply, then you may have opened all your windows to clear the air until your plumber arrives. Even if you're only getting a faint whiff of gas every now and then, you do need to take extra care not to ignite the gas if you're staying in your home until the plumber gets there.
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  • 3 Causes of Cold Radiators


    As winter approaches, many people are turning on their home heating systems in preparation for cold weather. If you switch on the heating and notice that your hot water radiators do not heat up, there is no need to panic. There are several common causes of cold radiators, all of which are possible to solve in time for winter. 1. Your Radiators Need Bleeding  One common cause of cold radiators is air trapped inside, which prevents hot water from flowing into the radiator.
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  • Why Has Your Gas Water Heater's Flame Changed Colour?


    The gas flame on your water heater is usually a steady blue colour. However, you look at the flame one day and see that it is burning more of a yellow or orange colour. Why has your heater's flame changed colour and what should you do about it? Why Should Gas Flames Burn Blue? Any gas flame should burn blue. This colour shows that the gas that is burning has the right combustion conditions and is safe.
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  • 4 Signs That Point to a Frozen Pipe in the Home (And How to Fix It)


    For any homeowner, the thought of a frozen pipe can be scary. If undetected, frozen pipes can cause extensive damage to your plumbing system and to your home in general. For example, the ice inside a frozen pipe can expand and rupture the pipe itself. Even worse, leaking water can enter the home and cause water damage, the growth of mould/mildew, and costly pipe damage. You can prevent much of these risks by paying attention to your plumbing system.
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  • Choosing the Right Gas Hot Water System


    Not having hot water at home is a massive issue as it causes major interruptions to our daily routines, from the moment we get up and take our early morning shower to the time we put our kids to bed after a hot bath...we need running hot water. Gas hot water systems are usually very reliable in comparison to electrical hot water systems, so it is unusual if they aren't working.
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  • 3 Reasons to Reline Instead of Replace Your Home's Sewer Pipes


    When your home's sewer pipes get damaged, you might assume they need to be replaced. However, it's often better to simply have them relined. Plumbers can reline pipes by cleaning their insides using high-pressure water jetting. This gets rid of any deposits. They then put a tube into the pipes and inflate it to fit against the walls. Resin on the outside sticks to your current pipes, creating a seamless seal. Here are just three reasons why you're better off relining rather than replacing.
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  • The Dangers Posed by Burst Pipes in Your Home


    Depending on the time you take to respond to a burst pipe, the losses that you will eventually incur can be reversible or irreversible. The total amount of money that it can cost you to correct the damage will also vary with your swiftness in getting the services of professional plumbers to handle the leak. Experienced and reliable plumbers, when called upon, can respond immediately to locate and repair the leak to prevent any further damage to the house.
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  • Tips to Help Your Choose a Floor Grate for Your Commercial Kitchen


    When you run a commercial kitchen, you have to deal with a lot of sticky, oily messes, and the easiest way to clean your floor is to just hose it off. However, for that to be possible, you need floor waste drains. Take a look at these tips to help you decide which drain is right for your kitchen. Consider Materials To ensure your drain stands the test of time, you could consider opting for marine-grade aluminium, which is naturally rust and corrosion resistant.
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  • 4 Questions Before Using Drain Cleaners


    Drain cleaners are very common in retail outlets, such as convenience stores. However, one must ask himself or herself several questions before reaching for such a product when faced with a blocked drain. This article discusses some of those important questions. Is It Safe For Me? Your health and safety should be a primary concern when you are selecting different household products. Many chemical cleaners emit fumes which are toxic if inhaled.
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