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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Blog

Blog posts packed with plumbing tips to live healthier, save money and protect your hard-working plumbing from emergencies.  Read our featured blog post here.

Six Easy Ways to Save Water This Fall

Synapse Marketing Solutions | October 15, 2017
Turn Back the Clock, Turn Off the Tap Believe it or not: A few degrees in outdoor temperature can make a big difference in your water bill! Luckily, a few fall habits can help you cut back on water consumption. Here’s how to save water this fall. 1. Shorten Your Showers As the air begins […]
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Vacation Home Plumbing

Your first weekend getting away to the vacation home…pure heaven. However, a plumbing disaster can turn your slice of heaven into pure agony. How bad could it be? Imagine several burst pipes spewing water or someone catching a respiratory infection from bacteria in your plumbing. A plumbing emergency can cost you thousands of dollars and […]
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Sump Pump Upgrades Ready for Flood Season

Right now, think about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING of value in your basement. Sump Pump Upgrades will get you ready for flood season. Now imagine if it was all underwater. Electronics would short out, mold would grow, and you’d be miserable. This isn’t just a hypothetical scenario. If you have a sump pump it WILL fail […]
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Sewer Line Camera Inspection: 4 Benefits

Sewer Line Camera Inspection: 4 Benefits

Sewer line blockages are some of the messiest, most costly plumbing disasters possible. Issues of this magnitude call for a unique high-tech solution. That’s why Benjamin Franklin plumbers use a sewer line camera to detect sewer line blockages. Learn more about how a Benjamin Franklin Plumbing sewer line camera inspection helps you, as a homeowner, […]
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Reverse Osmosis Water Filter: Six Unbeatable Benefits

You need to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. You don’t want a soda or a Gatorade—you want a cool, refreshing sip of water. Do you grab a bottle of water? Or would you rather the simplicity of pouring a healthy, good-tasting glass of water from the sink? The pinnacle of home water […]
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Q & A: Is Black Friday really the busiest day for plumbers?

Q & A: Is Black Friday really the busiest day for plumbers?

  I heard that Black Friday — A.K.A the busiest shopping day of the year — is also the busiest day of the year for plumbers. Is that true and what’s the deal with that? Does it have to do with people overeating on Thanksgiving? It’s true that Black Friday is the busiest day of […]
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Q&A: Is it true hard water hurts my skin and hair?

I’ve heard beauty bloggers say that hard water makes your skin look irritated and patchy while making your hair dry and brittle. Is that true and why? True — 100%. However most people don’t notice the effects of hard water because they’ve been living with it for their entire lives. Even if you don’t notice […]
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Q&A: Can you wash your pets in the tub?

  I heard that washing your dogs in the bathtub is a bad idea because their fur is thicker than hair and will clog your drains. Is that true and how do plumbers wash their pets if they don’t use a bathtub? This is both true and false. Fur is, for sure, thicker than hair […]
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