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6 Common Household Items That Clog Drains

Monday, November 12th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterIf you’re a homeowner, you probably have a good idea of what should and shouldn’t go down your drain but there are always mishaps. If you’re experiencing all the telltale signs of a clog one of the things listed below might be the culprit. If you leave a drain clog unattended then it can wreak havoc on your home’s plumbing system, so you should always contact a plumber at the first sign of trouble.

If you do have a plumbing problem and need service for your system, we have the best team of professional plumbers in Newton. If you’d like to know what items clog your drain, then keep reading below.

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What Are Copper Pinhole Leaks?

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

two-copper-tubesCopper piping is widely used and recommended today. In fact, if you’re still using galvanized steel or cast iron, the first thing you should do is call a Newton, MA plumbing service to have that replaced immediately. Copper has been used in plumbing for the last 70 years, and for good reason.

It remains one of the most corrosion-resistant and long-lasting materials for plumbing, and it can be installed easier than other kinds of materials, making it an ideal choice for both consumer and plumber.

Of course, like any other material on this earth, copper piping isn’t indestructible. Today, we’ll tell you about pinhole leaks, a problem with copper piping that may occur after several years of use. Educate yourself now on the early warning signs so that you can take action later.

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Wow, What Is that Sound Coming from Your AC?

Monday, June 11th, 2018

old-ac-unitYou’re having a cookout in your backyard and suddenly your AC unit begins making a horrible grinding noise. All eyes inevitably turn toward you wanting to know what that’s all about. Or maybe you have guests over for dinner, and horror movie-style squealing and shrieking begins coming out of the AC vents throughout your house. Once again, everyone will look to you as if to ask, “How could you let this happen?” Don’t worry: There are a variety of causes (and cures!) for these noises coming from your AC which we’ll cover below.

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Is It Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, May 28th, 2018

water-heater-plumberThe amount of thought most people want to give a water heater is none. After all, if hot water comes out of the faucet when you need it, what’s there to worry about? While water heaters exist in the background of our day-to-day lives, there will be clear indicators when it’s time to purchase a new one. And if you don’t heed the warning signs below, you could unexpectedly find yourself without hot water when you need it the most as well as looking at an expensive water damage bill. 

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