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Keep Those Pesky Clogged Drains Away With These Two Tips

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Few things are as frustrating as heading to the bathroom in your home, only to find that the commode has flooded.  At the same time, you turn on your faucet and the water won’t go down.  This typically means that you’ll have to call an emergency plumber who can fix the issue.  While it may seem that your clogged drains came out of nowhere, some of your daily behaviors could have caused the mishap.…

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How To Replace An Electric Water Heater's Lower Heating Element

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Loss of adequate hot water from an electric water heater can be due to a problem with the lower heating element. The lower heating element kicks in once the upper heating element has already heated the top of the tank. Without the lower heating element working, the tank is only half heated and you run out of hot water far faster than normal. Replacing the lower heating element doesn’t require any electrical knowledge or highly specialized tools.…

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Symptoms Of An Aging Water Heater In Your New Home

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You’re excited to be moving out of an apartment and into your first home. The previous owners took care of the property, but some of the appliances are getting on in years. You can expect to get up to 12 years of use from the average water heater. But how long you have until it must be replaced depends on any signs you see now of it failing. Here are some of the symptoms of an aging water heater so you can begin planning its replacement.…

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