Five D.I.Y. Home Plumbing Repairs That Save C.A.S.H.

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1. Garbage Disposal Has Stopped Chomping Clogged or jammed garbage disposals can be easy repairs to make. First, never insert a hand into your disposal. Turn your power main off at the circuit breaker box. Look under your sink for a loose hex tool that came with the disposal. If it is long gone, they are available at any hardware store. On the bottom of the disposal is a hole in the center. Insert...
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Let Freedom Ring this Memorial Day

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Did you know that Memorial Day was born out of the American Civil War? Shorly after its end the U.S. Government in an effort to reunite our people, declared May 28 as Decoration Day. The intent was to ask Americans to decorate graves of those killed in the war in an attempt to unite America once again and offer a salute to those who gave everything. The day was designed to occur during peak bloomi...
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6 things to look for in a Cincinnati plumber

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So, you’ve got a leaky toilet or are taking cold showers. The first thing most homeowners do is head to the internet or tattered old phone book. That can be a mistake if you need help fast. Every plumber can have someone there fast, but with what fees attached for that speedy arrival, and with what possible discounts missed in your haste to get the repair done? Take a few moments to read the follo...
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Winter’s shifting ground is hard on buried water and sewage lines

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Freeze, thaw, repeat.  Uh-oh….no go. The recent frigid weather really does a number on the underground water and sewer piping that runs from your home  to the city’s connections at the street.  These freeze-thaw-refreeze cycles causes the ground to shift; such movements are hard for cast iron or clay tile pipes to handle.  As a result, many homeowners are finding that their ser...
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Winter Water – It’s a Vicious Cycle. How is your sump pump holding up?

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Freeze, Thaw, Rain, Snow, Leaky Basement, Repeat Well, we’re all in the soup this week – melting snow, swampy yards, and more rain/snow in the forecast. During the next few days and weeks, sump pump maintenance, repair and even replacement is crucial to keeping your home dry.  Below are a few tips · Locate the Discharge Hose and Cleanout Cap - Look along the exterior wall for the point w...
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Now Playing: The Unflushables

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Flushing is fun, until you flush the wrong thing (or too much of a flushable thing). We’ve all felt the panic that sets in when flushing goes wrong -- the whole toilet experience goes right down the drain (see what we did there?). To keep your toilet in good running order, below are 8 things to never flush, no matter how tempting it seems. 1. Litter box poop Ever notice how it gets all dried...
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