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Flush For Longer Water Heater Life Is your water heater making knocking noises? Have you noticed colder water or higher gas or electric bills? Your water heater may need to be flushed. This is something that should be done once a year. If you haven’t ever done this, drop what you’re doing now and read

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Did You Know That Water Heating is 15-20% of Your Monthly Utility Bill? Why You’re Losing Money on Your Water Heater Without asking this question first, we’d be starting off on the wrong foot. Water heaters operate inefficiently when heat is lost and water has to be reheated. Your water heater maintains your household water

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A New Fix for an Old Problem So you have a clogged drain. You can’t take a shower without the water rising above your ankles before you get out. The slow draining is leaving your tub dirty and stained. You’re just about ready to go get some Draino from Meijer on Westnedge Avenue in Kalamazoo….

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Plumber. Kind of a weird word when you think about it right? The word plumber actually comes from the times of the Roman Empire! Since the Latin word for lead is “plumbum,” there’s clearly a tie to lead and plumbers. In the Roman times, plumbers were actually those who worked with lead, which was used

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Woooooof! You’ve clogged the toilet again, and guests are coming over for dinner in a few hours. What do you do to take care of this mess in a clean, quick way? Step 1. Wait ten minutes for the toilet to drain itself for at least ten minutes. This way, the water level will fall

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Frozen Pipes – A Homeowner’s Worst Nightmare It’s cold out. Really cold. Your faucets are running and you take a warm shower before you go to bed. You wake up in the morning and your shower is lacking water pressure, you ignore it, and go on with your morning routine. When you get back home

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With backyard showers and jumping in the lake not really an option as we get into December, it’s important to make sure you have hot water during the colder part of the year here in southwest Michigan. To do that, you’ll need to make sure your water heater is in good running condition. Most ¬†water

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