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The Plumbing Checklist

The Plumbing Checklist

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Whether you're buying a home or already own one, paying close attention to plumbing systems can help prevent major disasters down the road. Testing the water pressure in sinks and showers, checking for clogged drains, inspecting valves and pipes for corrosion, and making sure to have an updated lead free piping system can help make the process a lot easier. According to the infographic below (provided by Angie's List), the average family of four uses 400 gallons of water a day and almost 14% of that water goes to waste due to water leaks. Most water damage is found within attics and basements,...

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How Valves Affect Water Pressure in Homes

How Valves Affect Water Pressure in Homes

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 When the water pressure in your home is low, it can be quite problematic. You go to try and wash your hands in the sink and only a little bit of water comes out. It can only mean one thing: low water pressure. Low water pressure can be caused by a number of factors, including water leaks, low water pressure going to your home, and mineral deposit build up. 1. Water Leaks Water leaks can be found all throughout your home. Take a look at faucets, toilets, whole house humidifiers, and other water supply lines to check for any signs...

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