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Fall plumbing maintenance

9/19/2018 1:41 PM

With winter just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing your pipes for the cold weather ahead. Here are some ways you can maintain your indoor and outdoor plumbing this fall.

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Sump pumps in Omaha struggle to keep up

8/23/2018 11:22 AM

The rainfall in Omaha on Monday, August 20th was certainly one for the record books! The total for the day across the metro varied, but Eppley Airfield ended up at 6.16 inches. Street flooding became a major issue, as did destroyed landscaping and flooded basements.

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Sump Pump FAQs

7/11/2018 4:50 PM

Precipitation levels so far in 2018 are sending sump pumps into overtime as Omaha received 14 inches while Dubuque beat that total with over 20 inches. What does this mean for area homes? Basements could be at risk of flooding! Our Dubuque plumbers and Omaha plumbers are working with many homeowners to make sure basements stay nice and dry with new installations and sump pump repairs.

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4 Common Garbage Disposal Issues : Know When To Call The Plumber!

6/20/2018 2:03 PM

It’s happened to most of us. Standing water in the kitchen sink, disgusting standing water with food floating. Gross, right? What could be causing this issue? Is it something you can solve yourself or do you need to call a plumber? Our Omaha plumbers and Dubuque plumbers weighed in with some simple fixes for everyday problems and some tips to let you know when it’s time to call in one of the professionals.

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7 Things Plumbers Want You To Know

6/13/2018 11:05 AM

Owning a home is a major responsibility - and a major expense! It’s not uncommon for homeowners to try a few DIY tricks before calling in the pros. Here are some things that our Omaha plumbers and our Dubuque plumbers want you to know about your home’s plumbing system, though, to avoid major catastrophes.

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Why Should You NEVER Put Grease Down Your Drain

5/30/2018 10:30 AM

Your kitchen sink starts to back up with water and big grease bubbles rising to the surface. Someone poured bacon grease from brunch down the kitchen drain. Our Dubuque plumbers and Omaha plumbers weigh in on how this one little convenience can cause major havoc for not only you, but your neighbors as well!

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What Is That Drip Costing You?

3/28/2018 6:00 AM

You have had a long day and are finally laying down in your nice, comfortable bed when you hear it: Drip, drip, drip, drip… Can you live with the noise? Do you need to hop out of bed and explore the entire home to find out where it is coming from? Do you think you will be able to sleep with that incessant annoyance? Drip, drip, drip, drip….

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The Groundhog Has Spoken, Six More Weeks Of Winter!

2/7/2018 6:00 AM

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow… So… Six more weeks of winter it is! Here in the Midwest, we’ve seen a few days with some heavy snow, lots of ice, and the kids have been enjoying their snow/cold days off from school. And it’s not ending just yet.

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What Are The Benefits Of A Tankless Water Heater?

1/17/2018 6:00 AM

You’ve shoveled the walk, and laid down the salt, checked to make sure snow isn’t piled up around your outdoor condenser or furnace vent, and you’re freezing cold. You come inside to hop into a hot shower, but the dishwasher’s just finished a load and someone ran a load of bedding through the washer and you have to WAIT. It’s the worst!

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Making Sure Your Home Is Prepared For Midwest Winter Weather

1/10/2018 11:32 AM

Is your home prepared for potential snow or frigid temperatures? Extreme cold temperatures can be hard on you, your vehicles, and your home!

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