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To Tank or Not to Tank - Choosing the Right Water Heater

The water heater in your home may be one of the most important things you never pay attention to until it stops working. Then your mind is flooded with a million questions like: Can it be repaired or ...
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Six Things to Never, Ever Flush Down the Toilet

We have all seen the commercials of the small child dropping the car keys, cell phone, or toy into the toilet, hitting the lever, and—whoosh—flushing it, down they go. While the commercial ...
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Got Kids? Plumbing Advice for Parents!

Some people have a good grasp of plumbing, especially when they grew up with a father or a grandfather who was pretty handy around the house. If you were the kid who wore your Dad's tool belt as ...
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What is Trenchless Sewer Line Replacement?

If you live in an older home, the lifespan of your home's plumbing system may be in the back of your mind, or even at the top of your mind. If your sewer is 40-years-old or older, it may be a ...
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Plumbing Advice for Landlords in Kansas City

In many situations, renters and homeowners have different mentalities when it comes to home maintenance. When something breaks down or stops working, usually the first thing a renter does is put in a ...
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Locating Sewer Lines Outside Your Home

Just like a roof, the paint outside of a house, carpeting, and many other aspects of a home, plumbing must be maintained and it will eventually need to be replaced; it doesn't last forever. As a ...
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Having an Energy-Efficient Home in Kansas City

Are you designing a new home? Or, are you remodeling an existing one? Then again, perhaps you're simply looking to upgrade a few appliances in your home. In all of these situations, you have an ...
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Water Heater Repairs in Kansas City

Like all household appliances, water heaters don't last forever. As long as you're home, you're going to be running your hot water heater daily. After all, you NEED hot water to properly ...
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Common Commercial Plumbing Problems

Whether you're a business owner or a manager, there's one thing you know for sure: You can't afford to have plumbing "problems." After all, time is money! When it comes to ...
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Gas Line Repairs in Kansas City

If you've had experience with both electrical and gas appliances, there's probably one major takeaway that you learned from that experience, "Gas is better." Just ask any realtor, ...
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Tree Roots and Plumbing Problems

Most people enjoy the beauty and splendor of big, mature trees, especially when they provide a lot of shade during the hot summer months. As a child, or when you were a young adult and you rented your ...
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Renters and Plumbing Repairs

Most of our posts are written for homeowners who actually live in their homes, but this post is geared towards homeowners who rent or lease out one or more homes. It's valuable for renters too! ...
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Preventing a Plumbing Emergency Over the Holidays

If you will be entertaining over the holidays the last thing you want is for a plumbing disaster to strike, and we all know that emergencies always happen at the worst times – like when we have ...
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How to Insulate a Hot Water Heater

Just like insulating exposed plumbing pipes, the walls, and the roof, when you insulate your hot water heater tank, you're improving its efficiency and saving yourself money every month. If you ...
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5 Tips to Winterize Your Plumbing

The last thing you need during the mad holiday rush is to have something go wrong with your plumbing, right? Unfortunately, if you don't prepare your plumbing for the winter, you could end up ...
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How Long Do Washing Machines Last?

In the United States, almost every home has a washing machine, and the few people that don't have them, certainly wish they did. Spending hours each week at the laundromat can be a large waste of ...
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Buying a New Home: Plumbing Inspections

Are you buying a new home? When we say "new," we're not necessarily talking about a brand new home, but a new home for you. If you put an offer in on a house, you're going to order a ...
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How Long Should Garbage Disposals Last?

If you live in a rural area, or if you have an older home, you may think that having a garbage disposal is like having a dishwasher, it's a luxury more than a necessity. Or, if you're like ...
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Preventing Frozen Pipes

As the leaves turn deep shades of orange, red, and brown, the weather is noticeably cooler and pumpkins seem to be adorning the doorsteps of homes all around town. As Kansas City plumbers, the cooling ...
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Commercial Plumbing: Problems to Look For

Are you a property or facility manager? If so, dealing with the plumbing will be a big part of your job, but you already knew that. Technically, the plumbing is made up all of the building's pipes ...
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Septic Tank Maintenance in Kansas

If you live in a rural area where the lot sizes are larger than in the city and the houses are spaced widely apart, it's highly likely that your home is on a septic system, which treats wastewater ...
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How to Detect a Natural Gas Leak

Now that the fall has arrived, the leaves are turning beautiful shades of orange, yellow and red, and the temperatures are cooling down. If your home runs on natural gas, for example, if you have a ...
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Know Your Plumbing Basics!

A plumbing emergency or worse, a plumbing disaster, is every homeowner's nightmare. An overflowing toilet, a flooded basement, or a leaky pipe that causes significant water damage in your flooring ...
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Tree Roots & Clogged Sewer Lines

Most of us can agree that trees, especially large mature trees are beautiful. A yard filled with lush trees can make all the difference in the way a property looks, but unfortunately big trees can ...
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Common Causes of Noisy Pipes

Let's say you just moved into a new home and every time you turn on the kitchen sink faucet, you hear this ominous "hammering" noise in the pipes. Now, you're worried that one day ...
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