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How to Unclog your Drains at Home

Clogged drains are a common problem, but they can often be resolved without calling in a professional. What's more, you don't need to use toxic chemicals to clear out your clog. With a little ...
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How the Weather affects your Septic Tank

If you're like many of us, you may find the septic system a bit of a mystery. You probably have a vague understanding of how it works, know that it involves a drain field and a tank, and ...
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How to Find that Pesky Leak in your Plumbing

Sometimes it can be hard to determine the location of a leak in your plumbing. It's important to find it quickly, though, because minor leaks can turn into major problems if left unrepaired. If ...
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How to maintain your septic tank

Do you know how to maintain your septic system? With septic tank replacement running between $3,000 and $7,000, it's important to keep your system in the best possible condition. Fortunately, ...
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Everything to Know About Sewer Tank Pumping

Having your home's septic tank pumped is certainly not a job you want to or should attempt on your own. It's important to know when your sewer tank needs to be pumped because failing to do so ...
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Four Reasons Why Your Pipes Are Leaking

Leaking pipes are no laughing matter. When your pipes are leaking, they're wasting water and costing you money. Pipe leaks can also cause water damage to your home, and leaks will almost always ...
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Four Summer Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Summertime in Kansas City marks a change in usage of your home's plumbing system, as the hot water heater will require less energy while sprinkler systems may see increased usage, among other ...
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When to Fix a Noisy Water Heater

Think you have a bad water heater? Common signs of trouble include discolored water, leaking water, or little or no hot water. There may be odors, too, but noise is often an issue if you have a bad ...
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Grease Trap Repair: Is the Line Blocked?

A clogged grease trap is evidence of a line blockage. Even after a commercial grease trap disposal service has conducted a thorough cleaning, there still may be problems. Oils, fats, and grease ...
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Pump Tank Services: Removing Water and Waste Material

Most septic systems use gravity to transport wastewater away from your home. However, water and waste material will accumulate, requiring pump tank services to remove them. How Water and Waste Are ...
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Keeping Your Home Drains Clean

A clogged drain can damage your plumbing, cause burst pipes, and lead to major water damage throughout the home. Drain cleaning in Kansas City can be done professionally with techniques like Hydro-Jet ...
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Popular Bathroom Plumbing Repairs

Bathroom plumbing is used often. It requires maintenance, but it also gives you clues when repairs are needed. Low water pressure, knocking sounds when the water is running, slow drainage, continuous ...
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How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing

You can’t stop the cold weather, but you can prevent pipes from freezing. First, identify where frozen pipes are most likely to occur. Exposed pipes, where there’s no heat, are vulnerable, ...
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Top Qualities of a Good Septic Company

If your home or business uses a septic system, chances are you will eventually need a professional to address any problems. A-1 Sewer & Septic Service professionals provide tank pumping, upkeep, ...
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Popular Kitchen Plumbing Repairs

The kitchen is one of the most-used spaces in the home, and it contains various plumbing and fixtures. In fact, the majority of the home’s water usage and drainage is from the kitchen. As such, ...
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Pipe Relining Prevents Landscape Destruction, Saves Homeowners Money & More

There are few things homeowners dread hearing from their plumbing contractor more than that their pipes need replacement. It’s an expensive and time-consuming process, but the ...
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Plumbing to Consider Before Remodeling Your Bathroom

Before you start tearing out the tub, shower, sink, and countertops, you need to decide what sort of finished design you want with your newly remodeled bathroom. One of the most important aspects of ...
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Causes of Septic Tank Odors

Septic tank odors should never be ignored. The problem isn’t just the stench, but also a health issue. There are loads of bacteria and viruses in home wastewater, plus nitrogen and phosphorous ...
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Six Signs Your Garbage Disposal Needs Repair

Garbage disposals make life easier for millions of Americans, providing an easy way to get rid of food waste after meals. Although around 47 percent of us have garbage disposals, most of us never give ...
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How to Save on Your Utilities and Water Bills

Whether you have city water or get your water from a well, there are costs for your water. With city water, you typically get a monthly bill that includes your water usage along with sewer fees. For ...
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Septic Tank 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Ask

Septic tanks are a mystery to most people, as few of us think about where our wastewater goes once it's down the drain. For homeowners considering a septic system, or who currently have a septic ...
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Six Important Dates in the History of Plumbing

Believe it or not, plumbing has played a major role in developing human civilization, facilitating the transport of safe drinking water and disposal of waste that makes large human settlements ...
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Three Reasons Why Your Home Needs a Sump Pump

Even the best-built basements can have moisture issues. Properly installed sump pumps are a must for many basement owners, as they can protect basements and crawlspaces from water damage associated ...
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Seven Plumbing Emergencies That Happen to Everyone

The plumbing in your home is designed to last decades, but repair and maintenance issues will occur from time to time. Plumbing emergencies can cause considerable inconvenience and can damage your ...
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Regular Sewer Drain Cleanings Prevent Big Repair Bills

Few things can ruin your day quite like the way a clogged sewer drain can. Clogged sewer drains are inconvenient and can potentially cause lots of clean-up work, embarrassment, and expensive damage to ...
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