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27
Feb

Root X Treatments for Clogged Sewer Lines

Sewer clogs are expensive! If your sewer issues are caused by tree roots, we may have a cost-effective solution for you. Root X is a product that eats away at tree roots, keeping your sewer line open and flowing. We schedule treatments annually around this time of year for many of our customers. If you […]

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27
Feb

Help! I have a leak!

Most people have experienced this dreaded problem at one point in time.  Whether it’s a leaky faucet or a burst water line, it is still an inconvenience.  Here’s some ways to prepare for major leaks, and what to do when you’re experiencing one.   Know your options– Know where your shut off valves are, and […]

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17
Sep

Why Choose Lohmeyer for Your Remodel?

Thinking of updating your kitchen or bathroom?  Here’s a few reasons why you should choose us for your project!  We have been helping our customers with their plumbing needs for the last 80+ years. Access to thousands of fixtures through vendors we work with on a daily basis. We can help as little or as […]

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15
Aug

Purchasing a house?

Are you in the process of purchasing a house?  We’ve put together a list of essential plumbing items to investigate.  Your home inspector may find some of these, but the actual condition may need to be professionally evaluated. Obvious existing or repaired water damage.  Pay special attention to the basement, ceilings and under sinks. Condition […]

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07
May

Clogged Kitchen Sink?

Is your kitchen sink drain giving you problems?  There are a couple of ways to clean out clogs and debris build up.  A regular plunger can open a kitchen drain (you have to close off the other bowl in a two bows sink).  If the issues are farther down the pipe, a drain machine may […]

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10
Apr

Preventing Problems with Your Kitchen Sink

Want to save some money on unnecessary plumbing bills?  Of course you do!  Following these tips regarding your kitchen sink will help! A typical kitchen sink is an underappreciated work horse!  They come in many shapes and sizes, and are often customized to match our personality.  It is a key part to a kitchen, and […]

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06
Mar

Trees and Their Noses: Root X Treatments

There are few places where we see a nose on a tree.  The Wizard of Oz is one, and assorted tree “art” is another.  This is a good thing!  In either of these instances, the nose is incapable of smell.  Likewise, when a tree sends its roots into a sewer, the smell of that environment […]

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25
Oct

Lohmeyer’s Top Ten Toilet Tips

When it comes to toilets, there are way too many people trying to get too creative on treating, cleaning, dressing up, locations, designs, needing electricity, light, heated seats, and much much more. Here is another angle on tips for the old flusher.  Don’t carpet around a toilet.  (Boys of all ages miss!) A plunger should […]

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06
Sep

Help! My Drain Smells

Remember, this is a symptom of another issue.  It can be as simple as the trap in a drain drying out, and just needing some water in it to seal things back up again.  (A trap is connected to the sanitary sewer piping, so when the water in a trap is no longer at a […]

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14
Aug

How to Prevent Drain Clogs

While there are many products and internet ideas out there, not all are good ideas.  In general, drain opening chemicals should not be used.  There are often easier and less corrosive methods.  The good chemicals should be left to a plumbing professional to administer.  Just a plain old plunger is still a great tool! Preventing […]

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