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  • Why You Should Patch Your Roofing Up Before Summer Arrives


    It is very easy to take for granted the roof above you, but this is done at your own peril. If you forget to get a roofing repair done on time then you can put your home at risk of serious damage. Luckily, the chance of environmental damage is less severe in winter, but once spring starts to arrive, as it will soon, roofing repairs become vital. Here are three reasons why you should have your roofing checked before the spring and summer months arrive.
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  • How to Promote Efficient Maintenance of Stainless Steel Floor Wastes


    Stainless steel has become a common choice for drainage grates. Most homeowners understand the benefits that come with installing stainless steel floor wastes. These floor wastes are an economic choice that will serve for extended periods. Most homeowners, however, have a problem cleaning and maintaining their outdoor floor grates. Here is how you can encourage proper maintenance of stainless steel floor wastes.  Use Drain Gates with Hinges Cleaning indoor floor drains is not an issue for homeowners.
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  • Pipe Leaks: Know Why They Occur and the Best Way to Prevent Them


    Pipe leaks are among the exasperating plumbing issues no one wants to experience in their home. However, you need to understand why pipe leaks occur and what to do to prevent them. The pipe leaks you don't prevent in good time damage your property in a big way. Get a professional plumber to inspect your plumbing system if you want to prevent pipe leaks and keep your pipes and other plumbing components in good shape.
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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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