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  • Preventing and Recognizing Contaminated Water

    Preventing and Recognizing Contaminated Water Contaminated water can pose serious health hazards to your home’s water supply. However, there are some very easy ways to prevent contamination and recognize when there is a problem. Lead ...
  • The Problem with Clay Pipes

    The Problem with Clay Pipes Clay pipes have been used in plumbing for thousands of years. From simple terra cotta pipes made to haul waste and water around in 4000 B.C. Babylonia, to vitrified clay pipes, we’ve seen many variations of this old-...
  • Water Heater Repair and Maintenance

    Water Heater Repair and Maintenance Water heaters age and will need to be replaced over time, but simple maintenance and knowledge will help you see warning signs or avoid premature repairs. To extend the lifetime of your water heater, it is strongly...
  • Do You Have a Hidden Leak?

    Do You Have a Hidden Leak? Water leaks can happen at any time and in places where you least expect them. A small leak may seem somewhat harmless, but leaving it unrepaired can result in high water bills and costly water damage in your home’s ...
  • 4 Benefits of a Home Water Filtration System

    4 Benefits of a Home Water Filtration System Let’s face it, public water doesn’t usually taste as good a bottled water. But outside of taste, filtering the water in your home has many benefits. Installing a home water filtration system or...
  • Choosing the Right Shower Head

    Choosing the Right Shower Head If there’s one thing everyone looks forward to on a sleepy morning or late night, it’s a refreshing shower. You can find a revitalizing shower head on just about any budget. The plumbing experts at CityWIDE...
  • Why You Should Clean Your Dishwasher

    Why You Should Clean Your Dishwasher It may seem pointless to clean a dishwasher. After all, every cycle leaves your washer full of hot soapy water, right? But did you know that the average dishwasher runs over 200 cycles per year? That’s a lot...
  • Preventing Garbage Disposal Disasters

    Preventing Garbage Disposal Disasters Did you know that Americans consume about 736 million pounds of turkey on Thanksgiving Day? Your garbage disposal will be working overtime to accommodate all that excess holiday food. Despite its name, a garbage...
  • How a Septic Tank Works

    How a Septic Tank Works Have you ever wondered how septic tanks manage to retain and process all the waste that leaves your home? Using a combination of nature and technology, these amazing feats of engineering make it possible for communities ...
  • You Might be a Plumber If...

    Faster that a flushing toilet! More powerful than the clog of a drain! Able to tighten a bolt in a single turn! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s your local plumber! While they don’t where a cape or a mask, plumbers are heroes ...