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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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Is Your Water Heater Ready for the Fall?

As the kids return to school and everyone eases back into their back to work routines, the leaves begin to turn brown and the nights get a little bit chillier. During the summer, you may not think ...
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Main Causes of Sewer Problems

Modern-day plumbing is arguably one of the greatest inventions of mankind, next to the Internet and the smartphone. It's also something that we don't think much about until we see dirty water ...
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Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe?

If you're like a lot of people, you have childhood memories of your father or grandfather trying to unclog a sink or bathtub drain with a harsh chemical drain cleaner. Should you do the same now ...
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How to Unclog a Bathtub

Most people take one, if not two showers a day, and they prefer to do it in a tub that is draining efficiently. When you're trying to get clean, you do NOT want to stand in ankle-deep, dirty ...
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Should I Clean My Toilet Tank?

If you've ever had trouble flushing your toilet, you may have pulled off the lid of the tank to look at the hardware and see if there was a problem with the chain, or to see if the tank was ...
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Why Does My Water Appear Brown?

Have you noticed that occasionally the water in your home appears brown, dirty, or discolored? If so, you're probably wondering if it's safe to drink the water, and if you have a major ...
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Detecting a Natural Gas Leak

Many homeowners will agree that they prefer natural gas over electricity for cooking, heating their home, and drying their clothes. For the most part, natural gas is convenient, efficient and ...
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What Could Be Causing Kitchen Flooding?

Do you have an issue where water is flooding under your kitchen sink, even if you haven't used the dishwasher or faucet in several hours? Does this mean you need to replace the faucet? Before you ...
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What to do About an Overflowing Toilet

You're watching TV in your family room or checking your email on your laptop and you hear your child call, "Mom, Dad, there's something wrong with the toilet!" with urgency in their ...
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