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May
29
2015

Everything You Need To Know About Hydro Jetting

Hydro jetting is a method of cleaning drains, lines and tanks by using high pressured water to remove the buildup of dirt and debris. These water blasters have pressure that ranges from 7,000 to 60,000 PSI (pounds per square inch), however the range of pressure will change depending on the type of application. Hydro jetting [...]

May
13
2015

How Does Plumbing Camera Drain Inspection Work?

If you are experiencing a problem with your property’s pipework and suspect a blockage, our qualified plumbing technicians can carry out a drain camera inspection in order to investigate the problem. A drain camera inspection involves using a small, waterproof camera attached to a long flexible wire which can be passed into the drain. Even [...]

Jan
16
2015

How do I tell if my Toilet is Leaking?

A leaking toilet means wasted water (potentially several gallons per day), but how do you detect a leak before you suddenly get a water bill that is four to five times what you would usually pay? Here are a few tips to help you detect a toilet leak before it turns into a very expensive [...]

Dec
12
2014

What to Do After a Flood

Flooding can cause considerable damage to a property, and while you may be unable to prevent the damage from occurring in the first place, the damage caused by a flood can be significantly reduced if you implement the following precautions: • Have a flood kit ready including food, bottled water, a first aid kit, any [...]

Oct
24
2014

How to Fix a Dripping Faucet

When a faucet has to be excessively tightened down each time you shut it off in order to keep it from dripping, or when the faucet develops a drip that won't stop no matter how hard you tighten it, then prompt repairs are recommended to keep things from getting worse. Most leaks can be repaired [...]

Oct
9
2014

Boiler Safety Valves

Every steam and hot water heating boiler must have at least one safety or safety relief valve of sufficient relieving capacity to meet or exceed the maximum pressure output. Often considered the primary safety feature on a boiler, the safety valve should really be thought of as the last line of defense. If something goes [...]

Sep
24
2014

Routine Plumbing Maintenance Tips

In order to help keep your plumbing system running effectively, keep the following reminders in mind: - Examine and check the status of water softeners and ice makers often, as they usually have filters that should be changed to keep them running efficiently. Consult the manufacturer’s instructions. - Avoid blockages by not pouring oil and [...]

Sep
8
2014

Installing a Sump Pump Prevents Water Flooding and Backflow

A sump pump is a vital part of any drainage system and an important line of defense against water flooding.  The sump pump is usually installed in a hole or pit at the lowest point of a basement. When there is a backflow, or if water begins to fill up the pit, the sump pump [...]

Aug
19
2014

Priority Plumbing Knows How to Do Drain Cleaning Jobs Right

Most drain problems stem from a lack of drain maintenance. If the drains are not being annually serviced and cleaned, they will get clogged up due to an accumulation of food, grease, soap, scum, hair and a combination of other things. Too often, people choose to ignore their drains until something goes wrong. When you [...]

Aug
6
2014

Keep Your Dishwasher in Working Order

Your dishwasher will work more efficiently and have an increased useful service life if you perform the following simple routine maintenance: - Usually all that's needed to keep your dishwasher in good working order is to keep its door gasket and spray arms clean. - While the door gasket may appear clean where it is [...]

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