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Top 5 Reasons To Stick With A Standard Tank Water Heater

There’s an ongoing debate concerning the merits of newer, tankless water heaters and traditional, tank-style water heaters, which every homeowner inevitably ends up having to navigate when the time comes to replace those old, tired water heaters. Tankless is the new, shiny option with touted energy savings on its side, but you may want to…
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Spring Is Here. (Sort Of) Time To Check Your Sump Pump

With spring finally drawing near after a long, snowy Capital Region winter, it’s now time to make sure your basement sump pump is running properly and ready for the season. Between the melting snow and ice and the typically heavy rains the region experiences in April and May, you’d be wise to make sure your…
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Low Water Pressure – The Causes and Cures

One of the most common plumbing complaints homeowners have—especially in older homes—is sluggish or low water pressure coming from faucets and showerheads. There can be a number of reasons for this symptom, which must be investigated in order to fix the problem and get the water flowing freely again. Some typical culprits that cause low…
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Something In The Water – Are Contaminants Killing Your Supply?

Despite its reputation for crisp, mountain springs and majestic stream-fed lakes, the water supplies in many areas of upstate New York contain a range of sediment that can be extremely tough on plumbing, and in some cases, even your health. Water heaters are especially sensitive to water quality, with hard, mineral-filled water often cutting the…
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Five Key Signs That It’s Time To Replace Your Water Heater

Water heaters, like most appliances, have a finite lifespan, especially considering how frequently this essential piece of equipment is used in most households. Other common factors, like the sediment that may be present in your water supply, will only speed your water heater along faster toward its inevitable demise. If you’ve ever suddenly lost all…
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Standard Water Heaters vs. Tankless Water Heaters – The Pros and Cons

When the time comes to replace your water heater, a common question that arises is whether or not to install a standard water heater with a tank, or to use the newer, energy-efficient tankless water heaters, which have been becoming increasingly common. There are pros and cons of both approaches. The main factors to consider…
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Don’t Hire an Amateur to Perform a Professional’s Job!

When it comes to plumbing repair, be sure to hire a professional plumber to complete the job. Don’t let your friends or family talk you into cutting costs by doing a temporary “quick fix” with someone other than a licensed plumbing expert. You may think that you are saving money with a “quick fix,” but…
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What to Do When Pipes Freeze

When you are struck with a catastrophe such as pipes freezing and bursting, a trusted master plumber will be able to come to the rescue for your frozen pipe damage. This tragic event could cost thousands of dollars to repair, so it’s important to trust an expert who knows exactly how to handle such a…
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