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House Needs Re-piping | Columbus Plumbers

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 22 Dec. 2017 When people buy a new house, sometimes they don’t have the luxury of waiting for a home with completely updated plumbing systems. They just feel lucky enough to have landed an older home at all. However, if your house was built before the 1970s or hasn’t been

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Signs You May Need a New Garbage Disposal | Columbus Plumbers

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 15 Dec. 2017 Most people often overlook the importance of their kitchens’ garbage disposal units until those units break down. Individuals are also often unaware of how to repair the damage without assistance. It can be dangerous to work on a garbage disposal unit without the assistance of a professional,

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3 Best Water-Saving Upgrades | Columbus Plumbers

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 8 Dec. 2017 Most people look for ways to save money at home and work. Likewise, more eco-minded people are also looking for ways to save resources and help the environment. If you’re interested in saving money and saving the environment, consider getting plumbing upgrades designed to conserve water and

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How Often Should Your Sewer Lines Be Cleaned?

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 27 Nov. 2017 The sewer lines in your home are just as important to your plumbing as your water input lines, and yet they receive very little attention often until it’s too late. A blocked sewer line can mean everything from backed up toilets and sink drains to a potentially

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How Do I Unclog My Kitchen Sink?

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 20 Nov. 2017 Drains of all types are prone to clogging, but perhaps none more so than the one in your kitchen sink. Kitchen sink drains are heavily used for food disposal, which means everything from starches which expand when they get wet to fats which solidify when they cool

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Drain Cleaning Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Before (Part 2)

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 9 Nov. 2017 Clogged drains are a nuisance for homeowners, but because they’re so common, homeowners will try many different solutions before reaching out to a professional. Unfortunately, a lot of these solutions are potentially damaging to their plumbing, resulting in unsatisfactory results and potentially an even larger repair bill.

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Drain Cleaning Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Before (Part 1)

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 2 Nov. 2017 Clogged drains are as normal a part of home ownership as weeds in the garden or dirty rain gutters on your roof—they’ll all happen eventually. Because a clogged drain is so common, most people try to take on the challenge themselves and fix the issue on their

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What Is an Escutcheon?

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 13 Jul. 2017 An escutcheon is a type of plumbing supply typically made of metal that hides the unsightly hole in the wall that pipes usually come through. People can also refer to them as flanges or cover plates. For example, you can find them on the wall or ceiling

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The Benefits of Using Plastic Pipes

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 13 Jun. 2017 If you live in an older home and are due for re-piping soon, you’ll have to make a decision regarding what kind of pipe you want to install. Over the last couple decades or so, plastic piping has become immensely popular for homeowners due to a large

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How to Find a Garbage Disposal Leak

Posted By The Eco Plumbers 6 Jun. 2017 Even though you take care of your garbage disposal, things eventually wear out over time and a leak may develop one day. Despite your best efforts, these leaks can develop with little to no warning and potentially lead to damage under your sink, including developing mold or

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