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Learn how to prevent frozen water pipes this winter.

13 Nov How To Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

How To Prevent Frozen Water Pipes As winter creeps in and the weather gets colder, one of the things you need to think about is frozen water pipes. Having frozen pipes is not only inconvenient because you can’t get water from your faucet, but it also...

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Use this complete checklist to winterize your home.

16 Oct How to Winterize Your Home

How to Winterize Your Home Cold weather is a joy for skiers and people who plow and shovel snow. For the rest of us, it can be intimidating and downright nasty. To stay prepared, you must winterize your home before that time of the season rolls...

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Don't let water damage become costly.

18 Sep Ways To Prevent Home Water Damage

Ways To Prevent Home Water Damage No one wants to walk into their home and find their basement or other rooms flooded. Not only does it make the area contaminated with bacteria and viruses, but it leaves behind water damage. One of the most expensive fixes...

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Learn the ins and outs on how to use a plunger with your Ben Franklin Plumber.

14 Aug How To Use A Plunger Properly

How To Use A Plunger Properly Today, your friends here at Benjamin Franklin Plumbers are going to teach you how to use a plunger. Although it may seem like a no-brainer, there is a specific refined technique for people who think they know a thing or...

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Your pipes will thank you if you have a water filtration system.

17 Jul Do I Need a Home Water Filtration System?

Do I Need a Home Water Filtration System? All water sources in the U.S ranging from rivers to lakes to wells have some degree of contamination. The type of contaminants varies from natural minerals to chemicals from industrial and environmental pollution. Stormwater or pesticide runoff, acid...

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Here are 5 plumbing tools you need if you own a house.

12 Jun 5 Plumbing Tools You Need If You Own a House

Professional plumbers provide invaluable services to customers who need major plumbing problems fixed and fast to prevent property damage and unnecessary expenses. But it doesn't mean that you shouldn't have a few plumbing tools of your own. Owning them can help with various minor fixes....

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You can learn about different reasons why your dishwasher will not drain.

17 Apr My Dishwasher Will Not Drain!

My Dishwasher Will Not Drain! Since their invention in the late 1800's, dishwashers have become a time-saving appliance that's expected in your average, modern-day home. Like any frequently used home appliance, dishwashers require occasional maintenance and troubleshooting. There is nothing more unpleasant than opening up the dishwasher...

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Electric water heaters come in many sizes

13 Feb Do I Have a Gas or Electric Water Heater?

Do I Have a Gas or Electric Water Heater?   If you have hot running water, your home has a water heater. This appliance would be difficult to live without. There are many types of water heaters and odds may be that you aren't sure what kind...

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