DIY Plumbing: What You Can’t Do Yourself

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The trend of “do-it-yourself plumbing” has captured the interest of numerous homeowners, driven by the allure of personal accomplishment and the potential for cost savings. DIY plumbing presents a unique set of benefits, allowing individuals to learn new skills and gain an understanding of their home’s plumbing system. However, these advantages come with inherent risks. […]

The Role of Plumbing in Home Value and Resale Potential

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Does New Plumbing Increase Home Value? The significance of plumbing in any home cannot be overstated. It plays a vital role in our everyday activities. However, an important question arises beyond its functionality: does new plumbing increase home value? The quality and efficiency of a home’s plumbing system can profoundly impact the property’s overall value […]

Emergency Plumbing: What to Do Before the Plumber Arrives

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Emergency Plumbing Problems: Here’s What to Do Before the Plumber Arrives to Minimize Damage Plumbing emergencies can strike at any time, leaving homeowners feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to do. Common issues like water leaks, burst pipes, and clogged drains can quickly escalate, causing significant damage to your home if not addressed promptly. Knowing […]

4 Ways to Make Plumbing More Energy-Efficient

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4 Ways to Get Energy-Efficient Plumbing When you bought your home, you were likely content that it had all the best working appliances and plumbing systems you would need to be comfortable in your home. Yet as your home’s plumbing system ages, it is likely to slow down and consume more energy to keep it […]

How to Prevent Clogged Drains

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Drain Clog Prevention Saves You Time & Money Drain clog prevention can be a key maintenance chore that saves you time and money. Taking the extra measure to care for your home’s drains benefits you in the long run. There a few simple things you can do that will keep your drains clear for longer. […]

Preparing Your Plumbing for a Hurricane

Preparing Your Plumbing for a Hurricane

Steps to Prepare Your Plumbing Before a Hurricane During a hurricane, your plumbing system will have to deal with more water drainage than usual, so it is vital to make sure your plumbing is prepared to handle the added stress. Preparing your home for a hurricane is one way to reduce possible damage from the […]

What to Do When You Have a Frozen Pipe

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Have a Frozen Pipe? Here’s What You Need to Do Cooler temperatures came early this year to Baton Rouge near the end of October. There was even a hard freeze warning in early November – weeks before Thanksgiving and an entire month before the official start of winter. With a hard freeze, you may find […]