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copper pinhole leaks what you need to know
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Copper Pinhole Leaks: What You Need To Know

Although it is normal for copper pipes to have a lifespan of around 20-30 years, pinhole leaks can occur sooner if the water in your area is highly corrosive or if the pipes were not installed properly.
Why Your Water Has Black Specks In It
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Why Your Water Has Black Specks In It: 5 Possible Reasons

Have you ever turned on the faucet and noticed black specks in your water? If so, you're not alone. Many homeowners report seeing black residue or black specks in their bathtub water.
When Your Home's Water is Not Working
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When Your Home’s Water is Not Working: 8 Tips from Western Rooter

If your home's water is not working, it can be a huge inconvenience. That's why we've put together this list of eight tips for what to do when your water isn't coming out of the faucet!
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How To Fix A Loose Or Broken Toilet Handle

With some elbow grease, a couple of tools, and maybe a drive down to your local home improvement store, your toilet handle will be good as new.
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Remove Hair From A Shower Drain: 3 Methods

In this article, we're going to show you how to remove hair from a shower drain in just a few simple steps using 3 methods.
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Dishwasher Smells Like Sewage? Here’s Why…

In this blog post, we will explore some of the most common reasons why dishwashers start to smell like sewage.
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5 Signs You Have A Slab Leak

Many homes in Southern California are built on slabs, which are concrete foundations. Due to this, the plumbing system is often embedded within the concrete. Over time, these pipes can corrode or break, which can cause a slab leak.
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When You Should Get A Sewer Inspection: 5 Signs

Here are five signs that it might be time for you to get a sewer video camera inspection. If you're experiencing any of these sewer problems or are in any of the following scenarios, it might be time to give a plumber a call...
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Why Does My Shower Smell Weird? 4 Common Causes

f your shower is smelling not-so-fresh lately, then we have some good news for you - it's probably nothing to worry about! In this article, we are going to cover 4 of the most common causes for a smelly shower.
what is a leach field?
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What’s A Leach Field & How Do They Work?

A leach field, also called a leach bed or leaching field, is an area of land where water from a septic tank can percolate back into the ground.
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How To Properly Clean Shower Mold

Mold in the shower is a common problem that can be difficult to get rid of, and gross to look at. On top of being ugly, if it's not treated quickly enough or properly, mold can cause serious health problems for you and your family.
flush the toilet with no water
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How To Flush Your Toilet When The Water Is Off

If you find yourself in this situation, there are a few ways you can still flush your toilet. All you need is a little bit of elbow grease and a healthy sense of adventure.