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does my home need a water pressure regulator?

Does My Home Need a Water Pressure Regulator?

Water pressure regulators, also known as a pressure-reducing valve, are important pieces of specialized plumbing that are important in many cases. The purpose of this valve is to reduce the pressure of water that comes into your house from a municipal source. High pressure levels in your main water line can lead to issues with

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How to Test Water Quality at Home

One of the things you want to make sure is that your drinking water is safe for you and your family. To do this, there are a variety of testing methods that you can use. So let’s look at how you can test your water at home. Decide What Water Source You’re Testing The type

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why did my home's water pressure suddenly fall?

Why Did My Home’s Water Pressure Suddenly Fall?

Having a sudden drop in the water pressure of your home can be a frustrating and inconvenient issue. There are a few common reasons why water pressure may drop suddenly. Depending on the issue at hand, the solution may require the assistance of a professional plumber. Faulty Fixtures Faulty plumbing usually manifests in a single

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6 plumbing scams and how to avoid them

7 Plumbing Scams and How to Avoid Them

Let’s be frank: legitimate plumbing work isn’t cheap. Equipment, training, licensing, and fair wages can add up, which is why even simple plumbing jobs typically cost a few hundred dollars. The problem is that there are plenty of illegitimate plumbers who try to charge the same rates, or even higher. These plumbers may leave you

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5 plumbing problems that can cause mold

5 Plumbing Problems That Can Cause Mold

Issues with your plumbing can lead to water damage, standing water, moist conditions, and other problems you do not want. Moist conditions in a cool and dark area such as under a cabinet or in the basement can become a perfect growing bed for mold. Having mold left growing untreated in your home can lead

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