Faucet Problems
Faucet Problems

If your sink faucet is making a clunking sound or if it’s dripping, it can often be fixed by replacing the rubber washer. Take apart…

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NO HOT WATER
NO HOT WATER

If you have cold water, but no hot water and you have a gas water heater, check the pilot light. Follow the directions on the…

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Prevention
Prevention

Buy and install a little strainer to place over the drain for trapping food, hair, soap, etc. Clean the strainer regularly. Collect cooking fats in…

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LOW WATER PRESSURE
LOW WATER PRESSURE

Water pressure may be low for a variety of reasons. If all of your neighbors have low water pressure, then there may not be much…

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GARBAGE DISPOSAL
GARBAGE DISPOSAL

Garbage Disposal Not Working Before doing any work on the garbage disposal, ALWAYS make sure the switch to the garbage disposal is turned to the…

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Clogged Drains
Clogged Drains

SAFETY TIP # 1: Do not pour caustic liquid drain cleaner into a drain that is completely clogged. The caustic ingredients can get trapped in…

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RUSTED PIPES
RUSTED PIPES

If your home or building was built prior to 1980, then the chances are that you have galvanized (steel) plumbing pipes. Galvanized pipes rust. A…

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SEPTIC TANKS
SEPTIC TANKS

SAFETY TIP: Never enter a septic tank. The tank may hold poisonous gases and insufficient oxygen. Always work on the tank from the outside. Conserve…

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Toilet Problems
Toilet Problems

First determine the cause of the problem. 1.  Is no water running into the toilet? If you try flushing and no water runs into the…

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GAS LEAKS
GAS LEAKS

Natural gas, often simply called “gas,” is used in homes to run many appliances. Gas is colorless and, in its natural state, odorless. The special…

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