Save Your Plumbing – Don’t Flush It!

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Sometimes the convenience of flushing things down the toilet gets the better of us. A toilet is not, however, a general waste disposal system. It’s intended for human waste, toilet paper and very little else. Most people know better than to try to flush diapers, sanitary pads and other large, bulky items down the toilet…. Read more »

Plumbing Tips: How to Inspect a Toilet

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Recently constructed homes contain about three toilets on average. If you plan to buy a house, it’s wise to thoroughly inspect these vital fixtures. You might also benefit from evaluating a toilet before you rent out a home or start a bathroom remodeling project. As you thoroughly examine it, be sure to answer all these… Read more »

All About Grease Traps

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Grease traps also go by the names grease recovery devices, grease converters or grease interceptors. They prevent fats, oils and grease in drained water from getting into the main sewer lines and eventually clogging up the drains. Grease, which is a broad name for oils used for cooking, personal hygiene and mechanical purposes, don’t mix… Read more »