Quick, easy tips to get your plumbing ready for the holidays

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So, you’re anticipating out-of-town guests for the holidays, and you’ve got friends and family who live close by coming over, too. It must be holiday season, and while it’s a joyful time of the year, it’s also one of the most taxing for your home’s plumbing.  Make sure your plumbing is ready for the busy weeks ahead with the tips below. With a little planning, you can focus your attention on ...
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Allied's plumbing checklist for homebuyers

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So, you’re buying a new home. Before you make it official, it’s important to take a look at your potential new home’s plumbing. Doing this before you buy can save you lots of money (and a few headaches) in the future.  To help you streamline the process, we’ve created a list of the most important plumbing features to check before booking that moving truck.  Faucets and sinks  First,...
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Know when to replace your water heater

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Don’t wait until the water from your faucet, shower or bath runs cold to ask yourself if it’s time to replace your water heater, especially during the winter months. Fall is the best time to check your water heater.  We’ve created a list of things to check. This way, you’ll feel confident making the decision to invest in a new one.  Check the age  The average water heater lasts betw...
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Get your home’s plumbing ready for winter with our checklist

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It’s not quite time for flannel shirts and holiday parties, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to get your plumbing ready for the colder months ahead. In fact, now that another September is in the books and October is underway, it’s the ideal time to do some winter home plumbing preparation. Below is a list of the most important home plumbing jobs to take care of before the first frost. Most ite...
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How to locate your home’s underground sewer line

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So, you need to know where your sewer line is located. Maybe you’re ready for new construction work at your home or you need to locate the line for a repair.  While there are various ways to find out where your sewer line is located, some require a little more work and time than others. Regardless of how you find the line, the good news is that once you locate it, you’ll always know where the...
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How to detect a gas leak on your property – and what to do if you find one

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Every day, homes throughout Greater Cincinnati use natural gas for everything from water heaters to oven ranges to clothes dryers. While natural gas is very clean and usually extremely safe, natural gas leaks can occur, and when they do it can be a very dangerous situation. Not only can gas leaks lead to explosions, they can also cause you and your family to become ill. Gas poisoning is a potentia...
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