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4 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Garbage Disposal

4 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Garbage Disposal

The holy grail in kitchen cleanup? A garbage disposal. Located under the sink, garbage disposals are machines that collect and pulverize food particles that go down the drain in order to allow for proper draining. It can be a great addition to your kitchen when used...

Why go Tankless? The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters are Worth It

Why go Tankless? The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters are Worth It

Water heaters are what provide your home with hot water. It’s what you have to thank for your hot shower, the water you wash your hands with, and the water you use to cook and clean. Essentially, it does a lot. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, water heater...

Common Plumbing Questions During Bathroom Renovations

Common Plumbing Questions During Bathroom Renovations

It’s summertime and the home renovations are in full swing. Are you remodeling your bathroom? We can help with that. While many start down the DIY path, PlumbV makes home renovations easier, by saving you money in the long run and completing projects faster the first...

What Not to Put Down A Garbage Disposal

What Not to Put Down A Garbage Disposal

Keeping a clean garbage disposal is integral to a smooth and efficient operation. Learn what you should avoid putting down your garbage disposal to keep it in the best working order possible.

What to Do in a Plumbing Emergency

What to Do in a Plumbing Emergency

When you own a home, any kind of water damage can be devastating to your property. When you encounter an emergency situation, this requires immediate attention, and with a few simple steps, you can have the situation under control.

Four Common Myths About Tankless Water Heaters

Four Common Myths About Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters have grown in popularity in recent years due to their efficient energy saving. However, this causes some consumers to have certain expectations for their new water heater that may or may not be realistic. Here are four common myths about tankless water heaters debunked.

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

During the COVID-19 pandemic we are still available to help our community, but we have implemented strong precautions to protect the health of everyone. All of our technicians are using hand sanitizer regularly and also wearing gloves when working at and around homes...

Why Do I Get Low Water Pressure Out of My Faucet?

Why Do I Get Low Water Pressure Out of My Faucet?

It is important to know that if you have low water pressure anywhere in the house, it can be fixed. This includes outdoor spigots and indoor fixtures as well. When you have issues with low water pressure, the problem is often relatively easy to diagnose if you have...

Common DIY Plumbing Issues to Avoid

Common DIY Plumbing Issues to Avoid

DIY plumbing can save you hundreds of dollars, but DIY tasks sometimes have their own cost. There are some mistakes that could cost you in terms of time and money. In this article, we look at some of the common mistakes that homeowners make while trying to solve...

5 Tips to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Running Right

5 Tips to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Running Right

Nobody wants rotting, leftover food, discarded fruit peels, and expired food carelessly thrown around the kitchen. Apart from the stench, this can also attract insects and animals that spread infections. Garbage disposals are great for getting rid of kitchen waste;...

4 Bathroom Issues You Shouldn’t Ignore

4 Bathroom Issues You Shouldn’t Ignore

It is inevitable that your bathroom will need repairs and renovations from time to time. It is critical that all plumbing repairs are done promptly. The bathroom accounts for 40% of the water consumption in your home. Making sure the plumbing is functioning properly...

6 Plumbing Tasks Best Left to Professionals

6 Plumbing Tasks Best Left to Professionals

Today, it is possible to do a search online and find ways to fix problems around your home. When it comes to plumbing, however, there are some jobs that should be left to professionals. In fact, not consulting a professional could end up being time consuming and...

Why The Toilet Is Running & What You Can Do About It

Why The Toilet Is Running & What You Can Do About It

For light sleepers, they may notice it right away as they’re lying in bed. For others, it may take a while to realize it’s even happening. But once you notice a running toilet, it will start to eat at you. You think of all the money needlessly dripping away by the...

Dripping Faucets Can Add Up Quickly and Here’s Why!

Dripping Faucets Can Add Up Quickly and Here’s Why!

Most homeowners know the experience. They’re settling into bed for the night, and suddenly, they hear it, an unmistakable noise…. drip. Then another. Drip. And again. Drip. Hearing a leaky faucet isn’t just annoying because of the recurring noise, but because you know...

Why DIY Attempts to Declog Drains Often Miss the Mark

Why DIY Attempts to Declog Drains Often Miss the Mark

Poke around online for an hour looking at DIY methods of unclogging drains, and you are bound to see some very bad advice. In fact, much of the common knowledge and most frequent tips for how to free-up a drain end up just adding to the problem. Bad advice #1 – Pour...

Five Signs You May Need A New Water Heater Sooner Than Later

Five Signs You May Need A New Water Heater Sooner Than Later

While it is important to properly maintain your water heater, sometimes it has simply outlived its useful years and must be replaced. Here are five solid symptoms of a water heater nearing its end. 1. Age Any water heater over 10 years old will likely need to be...

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