Category: Appliance Plumbing Tips

Why Are My Cold Water Faucet Filters Clogged?

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Why Are My Cold Water Faucet Filters Clogged with Small Yellow and Orange Balls? If your water faucet aerators are clogged (and the water is coming out slowly), you may be surprised when you replace the filters to find tiny colored balls inside the filter. What are these little colored beads and why are they

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How to Choose a Dehumidifier to Prevent Mold

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How to Choose a Dehumidifier to Prevent Mold Got mold in your basement or in your attic, right above the air conditioning unit above the area where water condenses and collects? You’re not alone. Mold is a problem a lot of homeowners face, and it can cause significant health problems if not addressed. Learn what

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How to Replace an Anode Rod

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Think of an anode rod as the Unsung Hero of your water heater: a good one enhances the performance of MVP (your water heater), and the whole system works better because of it. Read on to learn what that means for homeowners, why you should replace anode rods periodically and how to replace an anode

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Monthly Appliance Maintenance Check List

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You rely on your appliances every day. Your trusty dishwasher keeps you from laboring over those pots and pans, and you don't know how your great grandparents survived without a washer and dryer. The fridge lets you stock up on groceries once a week and the freezer holds everything from your favorite ice cream to

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How to Identify and Prevent Refrigerator Leaks

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Everybody likes the fridge. Who wouldn’t have a soft spot for the workhorse appliance that keeps our milk cold and our ice cream frozen? Of course, we also rely a lot on refrigerators, so when there’s a problem with it, things can go downhill quickly. Read on to find out what can cause a refrigerator

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Tips for Laundry Room Plumbing Maintenance

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When you think “laundry room,” images of appliances, detergent, and a mound of clothes in need of folding may come to mind. Another image to add to the scene: the plumbing that makes it all happen. Follow these laundry room plumbing prevention and maintenance tips to make sure the plumbing system in your laundry room

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Protect Your House from Water Damage with a Water Alarm

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Two words sit near the top of every homeowner’s Most Dreaded Problems list: water damage. And how’s this for a stat? Your home is 85% more likely to be damaged by water than fire. No one needs that mess or the expense associated with repairs. While you can’t always prevent water-related mishaps, you can defend

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Basic Dishwasher Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

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Basic Dishwasher Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know In order to keep your dishwasher running properly and your kitchen from overflowing with those dirty dishes, here are some important hints to help you out. How to Clean and Deodorize Your Dishwasher Believe it or not, dishwashers need cleaning, too! Have you noticed an unpleasant stench

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Take 2 Minutes to Save $40,000 in a Plumbing Emergency

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Learn How to Prevent Water Damage As Charlotte plumbers, we offer a lot of advice that is “nice to know,” but this simple two-minute exercise can save you $40,000 or more in expenses. Take two minutes right now to learn what to do if a pipe bursts in your home. It could literally save you

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Charlotte Plumber DIY Series: How to Fix a Broken Dishwasher - Part II

How to Fix a Broken Dishwasher Repairing a dishwasher yourself is not challenging and can save you money too. Here are some parts of the dishwasher that could be the source of your problem.  This DIY project has been broken down into two articles since there are so many possibilities. Be sure to check out

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