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August 7th , 2017



Sump Pump: What is it? What is a sump pump? A sump pump is a sewage system that works using gravity to move solids and liquids down a line. They are in the basements of homes and buildings. Their primary function is to act as an indoor septic system. They are powered by plugging them into […]

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May 9th , 2017



We all know how important mom is. She’s the lady that’s taken care of us from day one. This Sunday, it’s our day to take care of her. When you go over to mom’s house this weekend, why not do a little plumbing inspection for her to make sure everything is working properly? Nothing ruins […]

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April 25th , 2017



Sewage backing up into your home is always frustrating and alarming. While there are many reasons why you may have a back up, the most common is invasive tree roots. This means that roots from a nearby tree have worked their way into your line. Over time, they will fill up your pipe and block […]

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April 11th , 2017



Plumbing accidents happen. So, having a plumbing emergency doesn’t necessarily mean that your plumbing is bad or that you are maintaining it poorly. Sometimes leaks and burst pipes are caused by environmental issues. The house settling could cause them. Freezing and expanding pipes could be a factor. Whatever the cause of your issue, it is stressful. […]

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March 24th , 2017



Any homeowner knows that plumbing problems are a constant battle. From leaky faucets to sewage backups, there are always bound to be issues popping up over time. For some issues, it may be frustrating to wait for plumber availability. This can be upsetting because aside from the water usage increase, a leak can cause structure […]

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February 6th , 2017



It’s important to consider efficiency in your home. Especially as natural resources continue to get used at an increased rate. This is easy to do with overall water and energy usage. But how are you supposed to increase efficiency when doing your laundry? There are a few simple things you can do. These will make […]

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January 30th , 2017



After experiencing one of the snowiest winters in history, most of us in the Treasure Valley are wary of frozen pipes. But, did you know that sometimes plumbers freeze pipes on purpose? It’s true you don’t want to wake up with your pipes frozen. However, sometimes freezing a pipe is the most efficient way to make […]

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January 13th , 2017



We’ve had a record breaking winter here in the Treasure Valley. The daily snowfall record was broken after being set in 1952. The overall snowfall accumulation record was broken after being set in 1985! However, now that the temperature is rising, we’re starting to see the ramifications of this sudden “winter wonderland”. As the snow […]

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January 5th , 2017



I wish I could tell you that ice dams were the homes of cold weather beavers. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Ice dams are ridges of ice that form at the edges of roofs and prevent melting snow from draining off. The backed up water can leak inside of the home. This could cause […]

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January 5th , 2017



We have all had that moment. We are on the couch watching a home improvement show and we think, “I could do that.” Restoring your home with your own hands can be a rewarding experience Even more rewarding when you save a bunch of money doing it. The bad news for most newbies is that […]

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January 5th , 2017



For a lot of people, their backyard is their oasis. Whether its a vegetable garden or a poolside. Its our own private escape. A wonderful addition to everyone’s little paradise is a waterfall. You may think that you can not afford to have one, but their easier to build than you may think. Take a […]

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January 5th , 2017



Buying a home is exciting. Especially if it is your first home. It is easy to get caught up in the beautiful bay windows and crown molding. We forget to ask about the parts of the house we can’t see. Unfortunately, those are the important things that will need attention after escrow has closed. Remember […]

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January 5th , 2017



Keeping up a lush, green lawn can be a lot of work. We may not think of it much now, while we are inside and cozy with the winter wonderland outside. But when the snow melts and the grass begins growing again, we will start the process of making sure it lasts through summer. Fortunately, […]

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January 5th , 2017



In Idaho, we are all pretty familiar with winterizing. Nobody wants frozen pipes. But have you ever put any thought into winterizing your yard? Just like your plumbing, you landscaping needs protection from these harsh winter months as well. So here are some tips to keep your lawn safe from the winter chill. Protect your small […]

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January 5th , 2017



So, in this day and age, almost everyone has a water filtration system. These are important to have in a household. They help to make sure that minerals and chemicals that could be harmful to our bodies are filtered out of our potable water. They also help to filter out anything that could cause the […]

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January 5th , 2017



It is something we all hope we never have to deal with. Sewage smell in our homes. Sewage back ups are one of the worst plumbing problems we have today. This is not only because of the inconvenience and unpleasant odor. Raw sewage can also cause some serious health concerns if left unchecked. According to the […]

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January 5th , 2017



In Idaho, you would think we would know all about spuds. But what the heck is a toilet spud? It is probably not a term you hear often. In fact, you may no hear about them at all until you need one replaced. It is just one of the many little pieces that keep you […]

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January 5th , 2017



If you are a mom you know what it is like to be out shopping with your kids when all of a sudden nature calls. Sometimes finding a bathroom can be challenging and time consuming. Recently, locating clean public restrooms has become much easier thanks to the latest technology known as apps. Download one or […]

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January 5th , 2017



There are one of the things we install that we hope never gets used: fire sprinklers. Fortunately, it is not common that we are in the position to see these in action. Most of what many people know about them they got from the movies. As you can imagine, the mechanics of them are dialed […]

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January 4th , 2017



One problem every homeowner will inevitably face is black mildew on the edges of bathtubs and showers. It seems like no matter how well we try to clean, it always manages to pop up. The constant moist nature of bathrooms make them the perfect home for mildew. So never fear! There is a way to […]

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January 4th , 2017



Every profession has terms that people outside the trade may find silly. From inside the plumbing trade, I imagine that is how people must feel when they hear the term “pipe sweating”. Because, how the heck can a pipe sweat? Are they doing calisthenics in the walls? While it is true your pipes are probably […]

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January 4th , 2017



Floor drains can be a lifesaver. If you break a pipe, or your house floods from an outside source. A drain in the basement floor gives the water a way out. They can also relieve pressure on your pipes by allowing small amounts of overflow. However, your floor drain can cause problems as well. You […]

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January 4th , 2017



With Christmas come and gone, many children got play structures for their backyards. Before setting up your play structure make sure you know if you have a septic tank. Also where your pipes lay in the ground. If you want to make sure you structure is secure you need to dig about 1 foot off the ground. Then […]

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January 4th , 2017



In this day and age, most people usually are paying attention to ways they can save money. Yet all of us are literally flushing money down the drain. Don’t get me wrong, I am a big fan of toilet paper. But toilet tissue is definitely an area where “less is more” applies. We have all […]

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January 4th , 2017



Did you know that Express Plumbing Service uses different equipment for excavation work?. Since the early 1900’s our advances in our ability to move Earth and rock is impressive. The mules are now replaced with diesel engines and the scoop has been transformed to perform many specialized tasks. Today we are going to briefly outline […]

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January 4th , 2017



The greatest enemy of the housekeeper: mold. All forms are the bane of tidy house’s existence. This pest usually turns up in areas of the home where moisture is prevalent, like kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. Most of the time it’s harmless, if unpleasant. But some forms of mold can cause serious health issues. Don’t let […]

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January 4th , 2017



Running a business can be stressful at the best of times. But any enforced downtime costs you so much more than just plain hard cash. A plumbing disaster can lead to many hours of forced downtime. No only will you be paying for the repair, but you will also be losing productive time and therefore […]

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January 4th , 2017



Plumbing pipes are designed to last quite a long time, some of them even up to a century. However, there are a number of different problems that can lead to early pipe replacement like corrosion. So, if you want to keep your plumbing pipes in the best possible condition, you need to be aware of some […]

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January 4th , 2017



Heat tape can be a lifesaver in cold climates when water lines are exposed to freezing temperatures. If you have ever experienced a broken or frozen water line in the winter you know what a good idea it is to be prepared. Insulating your pipes is necessary. Sometimes it is not always enough when the temperatures […]

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January 4th , 2017



A walk in tub is deemed much safer than a traditional bathtub because it offers safety, stability and added protection. Thanks to its unique design. In addition to this, most walk in bathtubs have built-in seats. So there’s no risk of sliding down and getting fully submerged when you’re soaking in the water and feeling […]

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January 4th , 2017



Do you know about the origins of plumbing? Though we may not see ourselves this way, we are all spoiled when it comes to plumbing. Did you brush your teeth today? Use the bathroom? Take a shower? We tend to forget that there was a time that things as simple as bathing were a drawn-out […]

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January 4th , 2017



Homeowners and business owners often don’t recognize the inner workings of how their plumbing operates. Frequently, life goes on as normal without any problems. However, there are those one-off moments where your property experiences a slab leak. You feel completely helpless. A leak in the pipes and plumbing within your homes slab foundation, is a […]

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January 4th , 2017



One may assume that males dominate the field from the start. As they were more able to carry large pipe and other tools. Women have not been left completely out of the plumbing history book. In World War 2. The demand for women in the trade rose due to men going off to war. When […]

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January 4th , 2017



Whether your drinking water comes from a public water supply. Or maybe a private well. Each drinking water source may be at risk for contamination. You need to know what those contaminants are. How you might protect your family. The risks associated with the contamination can be harmful. So have you ever thought about testing your water? […]

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January 4th , 2017



The mere thought of an outhouse can be enough to turn anyone’s stomach. Cottagers who have or continue to use them know it’s hard to shake that unforgettable stench. But while most cottagers shudder at the thought of them. Others find them fascinating, so much that outhouses are studied, restored, raced and yes people even […]

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January 3rd , 2017



It’s a nightmare that some homeowners don’t even want to consider: Basement flooding. There can be several reasons for a basement flood. From excessive rain to damaged foundations. Water flows downhill to the lowest areas it can settle. It can get through the tiniest cracks and crevices. If you have an older home, you are […]

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January 3rd , 2017



As we push further into winter. We’re all trying to stay warm. Big coats, fuzzy scarves, and woolen mittens are all out in abundance. Did you know there’s a way to heat your very floors? If you have concrete floors. You can actually get the heat flowing right through them. “radiant floor heating”. And I […]

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January 3rd , 2017



Many sinks are build into cabinets. It’s such a great idea, more storage space for all your stuff. Well that’s what you think until you open the doors and see that curved pipe hanging out right in the middle of all that storage space. What’s that u-shaped pipe all about and why is it taking […]

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December 30th , 2016



Hidden plumbing leaks can end up costing you hundreds of dollars per year where water is definitely not cheap. There are a few things that can try on your own to determine if you have plumbing leaks. Such as turning off all the water in your home and checking your water meter. But to specifically […]

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December 30th , 2016



If you’ve toured any newer models of homes lately. You’ve probably noticed that most kitchens and bathrooms now feature a backsplash. The are usually very attractive and match well with the countertops. Backsplashes are almost always featured now. The reason is that kitchen and bathroom walls are magnets for stains and water damage. But there […]

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December 30th , 2016



We’ve all been there. One minute we’re steaming off the day in a nice hot shower. The next thing we know, the icy blast from the shower head tells us our time is up. While we are all guilty of taking a little too long sometimes. It’s been known to happen way too quickly. So, […]

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December 30th , 2016



Your water heater is an appliance that converts energy to heat. It transfers that heat to water. So it’s connected to a cold water supply pipe and it has an outgoing hot water pipe that supplies heated water to faucets and appliances. But how does a water heater work? Let’s take a quick look at the components […]

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December 30th , 2016



How does a toilet work? Of all the appliances in our home. The toilet might be the most resilient. They are an absolute essential for all of us and are used every day. Toilets can last for years without any noticeable issues and sometimes even wear. Despite the toilets enduring nature. There are plenty of […]

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December 30th , 2016



If you have a drain clog, you may be tempted to just get a store bought drain cleaner to take care of it. This would be a mistake. Store bought drain cleaners do solve the problem in the short term. But their long term consequences far outstrip any benefit they provide. If you want to […]

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December 28th , 2016



Many Septic tank owners have gotten used to paying attention to what goes down their drains. This is especially true for owners who have had a tank for several years. They are usually pretty conscious about not putting anything down the drain that could be harmful. Unfortunately, these are still common products we use that […]

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December 28th , 2016



As another year comes to a close, we take this time to look both back and forward. Back at the year we have spent. Forward to the year to come. Everyone celebrates differently. For some, it’s watching the ball drop. For others, it is a late night out with friends and going home “next year”. […]

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December 28th , 2016



Say you’re an environmentally-conscious homeowner. You feel great about helping the environment, and the big savings on your utility bills don’t hurt either. So what’s the next step? If you want to really go green, you might consider installing “recycling-ready” plumbing. What does it mean? your home will automatically reuse most of the water that […]

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December 28th , 2016



Just because you own your house doesn’t mean you can do anything you want to it. Local building codes detail what you can and can’t do to modify your home. What requirements you have to meet when it comes to plumbing, electric wiring, structural integrity and other features. The laws can be confusing. It can […]

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December 28th , 2016



Washing machine hoses: those python like lengths of rubber or metal that attach your washer to your water source. Did you know they are one of the most neglected and potentially damaging maintenance monsters in your home? Taking time to check your washer’s hoses regularly could save you money and misery in the future. Are your […]

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December 28th , 2016



One of the most confusing aspects of plumbing, for the average person is where, how, and what is a vent. Let me start by simply telling you that the pipe or pipes penetrating your roof. Most likely is a plumbing vent. There may be a similar pipe up there that could be an exhaust for […]

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December 27th , 2016



There are many different products available for use in the plumbing trade. So these products can range from harmful, to questionable to necessary. There is also a lot of confusion about which product to use, when to use it, and where to use it. Below is a list of the most common products. Whit a […]

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December 27th , 2016



Every family has it’s own Christmas traditions. Whether you’re hiding a pickle, dreaming up new activities for the Elf on a Shelf, or fighting over the best white elephant gift. So it gives us that loving holiday feeling. So, how does American’s First Family celebrate their Christmas? The celebrations of Christmas in the White House has […]

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December 27th , 2016



Homes that come with money-saving efficiency features have a big advantage in the housing market. According to several studies. Green houses sell faster and for more money than similar houses that lack upgrades to keep utility bills down. If you are thinking about selling. It may be worth it to make some key changes in […]

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December 27th , 2016



New Year’s Day: The day for resolutions. This coming year, you should think about trying to take on more jobs in your home. There are probably projects that you’ve been putting off because you think you need to hire a contractor to do them. You’ve heard horror stories about the amount of money contractors charge […]

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December 22nd , 2016



Today is the first day of winter. As we’re walking in our winter wonderland, we might forget that it’s not just the water in the lakes that’s freezing. If you haven’t properly winterized your home, there’s a chance your pipes may freeze as well. It’s a nasty shock when you turn on your tap and […]

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December 22nd , 2016



Have you ever used a bidet? In America, bidets are a novelty you sometimes see in upscale hotels or a wealthy person’s home. However, in Europe, South America, and the Middle East, bidets are a commonplace fixture. Maybe if we learn a little more about them, we will be more comfortable with them in common […]

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December 19th , 2016



Trends happen every year and sometimes they stick around for a while. Other times they’re here and gone in the blink of an eye. Here are some plumbing trends that really took off over this past year. One trend that is really starting to take off is age in place features. Age in place features […]

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December 19th , 2016



Everything has a shelf life Milk has a shelf life of about two weeks, chips are usually good for a few weeks. Even humans have an average life expectancy of 65-80 years. Your average toilet has a life expectancy of 20-30 years, but there have been toilets known to keep on ticking until they are […]

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December 19th , 2016



On average, nobody really thinks about their septic tank until they have an issue. Since tanks are underground, we don’t tend to pay attention to them until it’s too late. It’s recommended to have your septic tank pumped every 3-5 years. This is typical for a family of four. Sometimes, your tank has other plans. […]

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December 15th , 2016



If you’ve had plumbing work done on your house in the last decade or so, you may have heard the word “PEX” in reference to pipes. But what the heck is PEX? PEX is an abbreviation of cross-linked polyethylene. This is the type of material that is replacing copper in home plumbing systems. This is […]

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December 13th , 2016



We’ve all heard the story, and we all know the song. But did you know that you can ACTUALLY visit the North Pole? No, I’m not talking about the tippy top of the Earth. I’m talking about North Pole, Alaska. So according to their visitor site, it’s “Where the spirit of Christmas lives year ’round!” […]

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December 13th , 2016



With the advancements in technology today. It is completely feasible to have exactly the right kind of facilities at home to meet your needs. But what about public restroom? Are you a disabled American? You may have special needs. That is the purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). These standards were created and are […]

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December 13th , 2016



Do you know everything you should and shouldn’t put down the drain? Sure, it seems like just rinsing off the paint brush is no big deal. Think about it, though. Where does that paint go? Into our water system. So there are certain types of paint that can go down the drain, there are other […]

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December 13th , 2016



Natural gas is a great inexpensive way to go about cooking, keeping warm, or heating water. However, it’s important to know what you must look out for in the case of an emergency. Gas is very useful however it can also be very dangerous. If you use a gas stove, fireplace, oven, or any other […]

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December 13th , 2016



A clogged toilet can be extremely frustrating, especially if it’s the only one in the house. Not only that, but it can get messy quick. You should always have a plunger in your home in case this happens. However, don’t do what most people do and plunge vigorously for 10 seconds and give up! Maximize […]

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December 13th , 2016



Plumbing and sewer systems are not a very attractive feature in your home. That’s why it’s nice you can’t see these systems. However, that makes detecting plumbing problems harder because you simply can’t see what’s wrong. A good way to see what exactly is going on in your pipes. Is to get a video inspection […]

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December 13th , 2016



In today’s fast-paced society, not many of us take the time to have a nice, relaxing bath anymore. A quick and easy shower is all we usually allot the time for. Really, we should take some time out to soak once and a while. So this may become more tempting if you love your tub. […]

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December 9th , 2016



This time of year is usually the time when everyone starts getting a list of things together.  Things they would like to accomplish this next year. Perhaps getting to the gym more often, buying a house or even just changing simple daily bad habits. When making these new year, resolutions don’t forget about your plumbing system. […]

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December 9th , 2016



The world we live in can be a scary place. You turn on the news today and it always seems like something bad has happened in some neighborhood. This can make us wary of who enters our home. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Your home is your personal safe space, and you should be […]

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December 7th , 2016



Hair can be a huge problem when it comes to your plumbing. This is especially true if your household includes several people with long or thick hair. It is very common for shower and bathtub drains to become clogged with hair, and it takes less hair than you’d think to create an issue. When the […]

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December 7th , 2016



Coming to move over laundry to find that your clothes are still soaking in a full washing machine can be frustrating. There are several reasons why your washing machine isn’t draining. Some of these are simple enough to solve yourself. However, you may have a larger issue and may need to call in a professional. […]

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December 6th , 2016



Even in a small company, sharing a bathroom with everyone could become uncomfortable. There are ways to ensure everybody is happy, and also to ensure that your bathroom stays tidy and sanitary. Follow these tips to keep everyone happy. The most important part is to be accommodating to everyone. If you have one bathroom, make […]

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December 6th , 2016



One of our greatest fears is dropping our rings down the drain. Most of us will take it off to shower or wash dishes. Accidents happen, but let’s try and avoid the headache. It’s not that far of a stretch, considering most rings cost more than a few month’s rent or mortgage! Fear not, there […]

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December 6th , 2016



If you have a gas water heater, chances are that at least once and a while your pilot light may go out. The pilot light is a small, ever burning flame that ignites the gas burner when the water in your tank needs to be heated up. There are a variety of reasons why this […]

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December 5th , 2016



In the plumbing industry, the day after any holiday seems to be a busy one. So the day after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days of the year! This year, be proactive about your home plumbing’s health. Follow these tips to keep your system from over eating or falling into one of the famous […]

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December 5th , 2016



With today’s advances in plumbing, we as a society tend to take things for granted. When it’s as simple as turning a tap and getting as much water as you like at any given time. It’s easy to forget that water is a finite natural resource. We should focus on preserving and respecting this. WaterSense […]

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December 1st , 2016



Everyone loves a good origin story. So here at Express Plumbing Service, we’ve told you a lot about the advancements in modern plumbing and fixtures. However, the best way to appreciate modern marvels is to see where they came from. If you’re planning a trip to Massachusetts. You’ll get a chance to do just that. Watertown, […]

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December 1st , 2016



Technology has made some amazing advancements in the past few decades. We can now store movies on a memory card, we have computers in the palm of our hand, and we can carry an entire library in our e-readers. Possibly one of the most convenient new advances for homemakers everywhere are self-cleaning toilets. So now you […]

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December 1st , 2016



Have you heard of a septic tank riser? In my experience in the plumbing industry, I think one of the most common things I hear is that a homeowner is not sure where their septic lid is. Most of the time, this is not an issue. Most plumbing companies will be able to locate your […]

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November 30th , 2016



Here in the northern states, we’re pretty good about winterizing our systems for the coldest months. But did you know that the rain can affect your septic system as well? We get into warmer months and think we’re out of the woods, but heavy rain can cause problems for you if you aren’t careful. Heavy […]

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November 21st , 2016



There are a lot of little “pearls of wisdom” or “old wives talks” that float around regarding your home plumbing. While some of these may be helpful, some can actually affect your plumbing system negatively. Before you take your old uncle’s advice, make sure you’re verifying that it will not harm your pipes or fixtures. […]

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November 16th , 2016



Looking to buy a home? Time to make decisions. One, if you would like a one level or multiple level home. Would like a fireplace, and if you would like to live in a neighborhood with either a sewer system or septic system. When you’re looking to buy a home, you don’t necessarily get to find […]

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November 15th , 2016



Something that most people would probably find strange to think about is the flavor of tap water. Unless you travel a bit, you may not even notice that tap water tastes different in different areas or regions. For example, tap water in the mountains may taste more clear and crisp, where tap water in the […]

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November 15th , 2016



Think you might need a camera inspection? There are many things that can cause your drains to back up. So it could be from putting things that don’t belong in your plumbing system down the drain. This includes items like cotton swabs or hygiene products, or cooking grease after preparing a meal. However, there is a […]

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November 7th , 2016



Sand/oil separators are in ground tanks. They are designed for use by places like car washes and vehicle maintenance shops. They are meant to capture things like dirt, sand, sweepings and minor petroleum spills. Keeping them out of the public water system. Substances lighter than water, oil for example, will float. Substances like sand, which is […]

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November 7th , 2016



Before water can enter your house, it goes through valves. Then comes to a main shut off valve in your home. When this valve is open, water can flow into your house. When the valve is off, no water can enter your house. This is the valve that you need to be able to locate in […]

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November 7th , 2016



When the leaves start falling and a chilly breeze starts occurring that’s usually a good sign that fall is here. Along with fall comes the beautiful colored leaves and also rain. This is the best time to have your gutters cleaned out. You could save some money on a plumbing emergency. If you want to […]

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November 4th , 2016



Communicating with your plumber is crucial to your successful repair. You may gather a better understanding of the plumbing fundamentals by becoming acquainted with the plumbing lingo. Countless plumbing terms are used to make a plumber’s job simpler. However, that can often result in a communication barrier with our clients. Express Plumbing Service wants to […]

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November 3rd , 2016



Anywhere with a public water system in place will almost always have a water treatment facility. Although treatment at these facilities is usually pretty effective, it is not foolproof. You will want to prevent small traces of harmful materials from being carried into your home. This means you may need to install a water treatment system.  There are […]

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November 2nd , 2016



For the average homeowner, the only time you really think about your water heater is when it isn’t functioning correctly. Properly maintained water heaters usually have a life span of eight to fifteen years. You will eventually find yourself in the market for a new water heater. While shopping around, you will have many options […]

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November 2nd , 2016



Your home plumbing system backing up can be anything from inconvenient to a nightmare. Sometimes, all you have is a simple clog and it takes no time to clear up. There are times, however, when simple drain clearing does not do the trick. You might have anything from tree roots to bellies in your line. […]

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November 2nd , 2016



There are five plumbing issues that are most common. These include clogged drains, clogged toilets, leaky faucets, low water pressure and running toilets. Even though these issues may seem simple sometimes they can turn into a big mess. With the proper maintenance, however, you could cut the chances of having one of these happening in your home. […]

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October 31st , 2016



Halsey Taylor invented the drinking fountain. In 1896, his father died from typhoid fever. This illness is principally spread through contaminated drinking water. While Halsey was at work he began to realize that numerous workers were becoming sick with dysentery. Halsey believed that contaminated drinking water was the main reason for this illness spreading. He then […]

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October 31st , 2016



With the November Presidential Election coming up. We thought it would be fun to write about the plumbing that the White House has. As well as some history on when it was installed. So the White House is like a super hotel that contains all the high-tech appliances available. The President’s home at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue hasn’t always […]

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October 25th , 2016



How often to you think about your septic tank system? With proper care and maintenance, your septic system can perform at its best for 25-30 years. As a homeowner, we don’t give much thought to what happens when waste goes down our drains. So If you are on a septic system, what you don’t know can cause […]

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October 25th , 2016



It has happened to even the best of us. We fill the dishwasher with dirty dishes from dinner, start the machine and then go check on the kids or watch television in the other room. We then come back to find the floor flooded and our socks soaking wet. Don’t panic it happens to all […]

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October 25th , 2016



Grease trap pumping. Have you ever had to deal with grease? It can cause big problems in building drains and sewers. So a grease trap works by slowing down the flow of warm/ hot greasy water and allowing it to cool. However as the water cools, the grease and oil separate and float to the top of the […]

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October 24th , 2016



Let’s start off with simply what a water softener is. A water softener is a device or substance that softens hard water by removing certain minerals. Hard water is water that has high mineral content. As rain water flows from surface to surface it acquires certain minerals along the way. Such as calcium and magnesium […]

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October 19th , 2016



It’s that time of year when the rain is going to start coming down. Within a blink of an eye we will start to experience snowflakes! With the extra amount of water that is going to accumulate storm drains are going to be in full effect. You can see storm drains in parking lots and […]

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October 19th , 2016



Pools are always fun during the hot days of summer. But what do you do when it gets too cold to go swimming? Here are some tips to take into consideration when fall and winter are fast approaching. First you would want to clean all the leaves, sticks, twigs or any debris that might be […]

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