5 Tips for Increasing Your Water Heater’s Life Span

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In today's busy world, unexpected hot water heater failure can rapidly create havoc in your home life. A broken water heater means time off work, finding a suitable replacement, working with a reputable plumber, and -- worst of all -- cold showers. The popular manufacturers (A. O. Smith, American, Whirlpool, Bradford White, and others), suggest the life of a water heater is 8-12 years. Fortunately...
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Spring Yard Work: Turn on the outside faucets

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Ahhhh, spring! As our thoughts turn to warm weekends, flower beds, washing cars, and sprinklers, it's time to turn on the outside faucets. Thinking back to last Fall, the early cold snap caught a lot of people off guard – freezing temps set in before many thought to disconnect their garden hose and turn off the water to outside faucets. If that happened to you, now is a good time to check your out...
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Reclaim your damp basement with a sump pump

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If you live in a hilly region, like Cincinnati, Ohio, you may know first hand how it feels to find water flowing into or backing up into your basement. A very effective method of channeling this water away from the home is to dig a "Sump" or hole to in your basement floor. Then you place a pump within the hole that is connected to a drain pipe to channel the water outside. Sump pumps assist not on...
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Allied's sewer pipe camera videos get to the root of it

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It's not the most glamorous movie you've ever watched, but it is one of the most informational, when it comes to maintaining your home. Allied Reddi-Rooter can videotape external drains for blockage due to waste, objects accidentally placed in the plumbing and tree roots, to name a few of the culprits. Other issues can involve cracks in your pipes due to degrading material, soil movement, or ...
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How our Allied Reddi-Rooter 2 hour arrival process works

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Prompt service is an Allied Reddi-Rooter trademark. We understand how difficult it is to put a hold on your day to wait for service and are sensitive to this. A 2 hour plumbing service window is our standard and in many cases we'll arrive earlier. In periods of above average call volume, such as extreme weather or community infrastructure failure, resources may become stretched to accommodate the ...
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Turn your faucets into mean green saving machines

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Most of us know we can save water if we turn off the tap while brushing our teeth (as much as 3,000 gallons per year!), but did you know that there are products that will help save water when you turn on the tap too? WaterSense labeled faucets and faucet accessories are high-performing, water-efficient fixtures that will help you reduce water use in your home and save money on water bills. By retr...
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