Plumbing Preparation for Earthquakes in Seattle

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Earthquakes are unpredictable and often destructive; when one hits hard, the damage to your plumbing can be devastating. Earthquakes shake and jolt the pipes, making them susceptible to breakage. This can cause extensive water damage and flooding in your home. If you live in the Seattle area, you need to brush up on your earthquake […]

How to Drain the Plumbing System In Your Home

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A plumbing system consists of a series of pipes and fittings that, when assembled, convey one or more fluids from one point to another. The systems include built-in water supply and drainage systems within the building and its grounds, as well as those primarily used outside the building. Drainage is usually achieved by gravity via […]

Summer Plumbing Tips in Everett WA

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When it comes to summer’s many challenges, plumbing issues seem like one of the least of your worries. However, it’s important to know the best ways to keep your plumbing system in good shape and prevent problems. When done correctly, summer plumbing maintenance can also save you money and keep your house safe and comfortable. […]

When Do I Need A Plumbing Permit?

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If you’re a casual DIYer or home renovator there may come a time when you ask yourself “When do I need a plumbing permit?” If you’ve never attempted a plumbing project, you would likely be surprised to hear that you need a plumbing permit for big and small jobs depending on your county’s regulations. Plumbing […]

Residential Plumbing Inspection Checklist

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Plumbing can sometimes fall into the dangerous category of ‘out of sight, out of mind’. This blameless ignorance can end up costing us thousands in damage and repairs, which is something everyone would like to avoid if possible. If you use a residential plumbing inspection checklist, avoiding these expensive disasters is more than possible. It’s […]

Winter Plumbing Tips For The Colder Months

Plumbing tips for the winter season

The winter season ushers in a lot of good, like breaks from work and more time with family. In the midst of all this, it’s easy to forget about the pipes running through your home. A few good winter plumbing tips will stop pipes that could freeze and burst if not properly cared for. Leaking […]

3 Different Types Of Plumbing Systems

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The plumbing system is one of the essential systems in commercial or residential buildings. It comprises three different types of plumbing systems: mainly sewage, water, and drainage plumbing. Each type of plumbing system is designed, installed, maintained and repaired by professional plumbers to ensure efficiency.  There are three different types of plumbing systems that are […]