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Well Pump Failing? Three Things To Check Before Calling Your Plumber

Without your well pump, there's no good way to get water from your well into your home. If water suddenly stops flowing from your taps, there's a good chance something is going wrong with your well pump. But while some breakdowns do warrant a call to the plumber, other causes of pump failure are easy to address on your own. Check these three things before calling your plumber for a well pump failure. Read More 

Three Steps For Avoiding Water Well Performance Problems

Water wells can be vital for providing rural homes with water. While these wells can be invaluable for providing water, those that are fairly new to owning these wells can be unfamiliar with caring for the needs of modern water wells. If you have recently acquired a water well, you should be taking several steps in order to keep the well functional. Water Quality Testing Over the course of time, you will find that the water quality for your well can change. Read More 

Oil Fired Furnace On The Fritz? Clean The Blower Motor And Oil Pump

If your oil fired furnace produces poor heat or makes a humming sound, you may wonder if you if there's something seriously wrong with the appliance. Sometimes, a dirty blower motor and clogged oil pump may be the causes of the furnace's lack of heating. The surfaces of your blower motor can build up with dust over time, which eventually blocks the air and heat circulation through the part. The ports of the oil pump may clog up with old heating oil and dust. Read More 

Unclog The Trap Under Your Kitchen Sink

If greasy food particles have caused your kitchen sink's drain to become clogged and you have attempted to resolve the problem with a standard drain opener and were unsuccessful, learn how to unclog the trap under the sink with the following steps. After finishing, maintain the plumbing in your kitchen to prevent problems that require professional drain cleaning. Materials Needed bucket rubber gloves adjustable wrench  pliers tube brush soapy water bowl flashlight standard scrub brush  sponge Remove And Empty The Trap Read More 

A Brief Guide To How Water Softeners Work

If you have never lived in a home with hard water before, moving into a home with hard water that depends on water softeners can feel a bit like walking into a mystery. Here is a quick guide to help you understand what hard water really is, as well as how a water softener will help you out. What Hard Water Really Means The term hard water can be a little confusing. Read More