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Plumbing In Columbus GA Understanding Clogs

You walk into the kitchen or a bathroom and notice an odor. You check the trash, but that’s not the culprit. What then is causing that smell?

In this post, and the next, we examine clogs. This information is presented to give homeowners a basic understanding of what’s involved and what they can do working alongside a plumber.

Understanding DMV And Septic Systems

While on the subject of clogs in residential plumbings, let’s look at how the drain, waste, and vent (DWV) system works in a home.

This information is presented to give homeowners a basic understanding of what’s involved and what they can do working alongside a plumber.

How a Drain, Waste & Vent (DWV) System Works

Every home has a drain, waste, and vent system known as DWV. This drainage system carries away waste water while preventing the flow of nasty sewer gasses into your home.

Plumbing In Auburn AL Installing Toilets

Replacing a plumbing fixture like faucets and toilets is something most homeowners will get to do at some point in owning their home, but chances are they have no idea what to do.

In this post we look at installing toilets. The information is presented to give homeowners a basic understanding of what’s involved and what they can do working alongside a plumber.

Plumbing In Auburn AL Understanding Toilets

We use toilets several times a day, but most homeowners have no idea how they work or fit into the home’s plumbing environment. If something goes wrong, the first line of defense is usually to “jiggle the handle” — and when that works only temporarily, the next thing to do is “jiggle the handle” again until you finally get fed up and call a plumber.

In the next several posts we look at traditional toilets. The information is presented to give homeowners a basic understanding of what’s involved with toilets and what they can do working alongside a plumber. (There are “newfangled” toilets with new hardware, but we’ll cover these in a future post.)

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Years ago, repiping would have been an expensive, long process, but now, thanks to modern technology, repiping will only cost you a fraction of what it would have. Repiping is exactly what the name says; replacing the old pipes in your house with new pipes. Sometimes, when it comes to serious situations, it's necessary to rip everything out and start new again. If you notice multiple leaks in a year, weird smells, strange dripping noises or nasty water in your home, it may be time for you to consider going out with the old and in with the new in order to prevent further damage.

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