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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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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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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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09
Jun

Water Heaters & Changing Temperatures

Largely fluctuating temperatures seem to make water heater tanks start leaking. With temperatures jumping from lows in the 50s, to upcoming highs in the 90s, keep an eye on your heater! And if your heater does start leaking, we’re here to help.  

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05
Jun

Water Quality & Treatment Solutions for the Bartholomew County Area

Recently, one of our customers, who are new home buyers, received a post card offering a free analysis of their water.  After the Flint, Michigan debacle, I can understand everyone being concerned about the water they drink and use for cooking.  The customer made an appointment and what they perceived would be a relatively short […]

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