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What to Do If You Have Rusty Water in Your Home

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning | May 14, 2018
Does your water look cloudy orange or reddish in color? Is your tap water leaving a reddish-brown residue in sinks? Chances are, your water heater tank or house pipes are rusty. While it does not look appealing, the EPA reports that rust in water does not cause any immediate health concerns. However, any sign of rust […]
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Plumbing Upgrades for Your Luxury Bathroom Renovation

With the right type of plumber, you can prevent a luxury bathroom renovation from turning into a DIY disaster.
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Fix and Prevent Frozen Pipes

Fix and Prevent Frozen Pipes

Taking care of a frozen pipe can be a real hassle. Not only do you not have running water, you’ll likewise run the risk of that pipe bursting. Now that wintertime is in full swing, there will constantly be the danger that your water pipes will ice up even if you take precautions. If this […]
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How to Prep Your Home’s Plumbing for a Blizzard

Winter Weather Checklist for Your Home’s Plumbing As the nation braces for blizzards, bomb cyclones, and everything in between, it’s important to maintain your plumbing system to prevent a complete shutdown. Sometimes, a few preventive steps can spare you from frozen pipes and flooding during a storm. Follow this Ready.gov checklist to help prevent plumbing […]
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How to Handle a Frozen Septic System

How to Handle a Frozen Septic System You already know that winter temperatures can freeze plumbing pipes. But did you know that frost can freeze your septic system, too? Yikes! Depending on the depth of septic pipes and depth of frost, your septic pipes, tank, or soil treatment system can freeze. Dirty water and sludge […]
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