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5 Ways to Tell If Your Gas Line Needs a Repair

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Natural Gas: A Utility and a Danger Gas lines bring clean-burning and efficient natural gas to many appliances throughout your home. When installed correctly, natural gas is very safe to use, reliable, and relatively green. However, when a gas line is hooked up improperly or when damage occurs, the threat of a natural gas leak increases, which is very dangerous...

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Pipeline Locating: What it is and Why It’s Important

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The United States has 20 million miles of underground utilities, yet millions of Americans have no idea where their sewer line is located on their property.  Often, new sewer lines are hidden in tucked away locations after they have been replaced, and it requires special technology to locate them.   What Is Pipeline Locating? Pipeline locating utilizes tools that pinpoint...

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5 Things You Should Never Touch In Your House

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There’s something about doing a home project yourself that makes the end result more enjoyable, but some projects are better left to the professionals. Handling unsafe jobs such as mold in your bathroom or a large remodeling project can cause more stress than satisfaction as they may cause harm to your family or your health.   Here are some of...

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What is a Backflow Device?

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May is National Water Safety Month and let’s face it — most of us take clean water for granted. Although we sometimes consider it a basic necessity, water goes through a series of complex processes before it’s considered safe for everyday use. In order to keep contaminated water out of your home, backflow devices are often installed and we have...

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Best Air Purifiers & Humidifiers For Indoor Allergies

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Ah, springtime. The colder weather is finally behind us, temperatures are on the rise and the days are getting longer. Most people can’t wait for spring to arrive, unless you suffer from allergies. April, May and June are great months of the year for lots of people, but they can be severely dreaded for those who find themselves coughing, sneezing...

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How To Deal With Stormwater

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April showers bring May flowers. We’re sure you’ve heard the saying, but we all know that meteorologists aren’t always spot on and that means heavy spring rains can hit at just about any time. Sure, sump pumps are one of the most effective ways to fight back against flooding, but there are plenty of other great ways to deal with...

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5 Inconspicuous Dangers of a Gas Leak

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Ever walk into your home only to be smacked in the face by the smell of rotten eggs? You head straight into the kitchen and open up the refrigerator to find out where the smell is coming from, but you realize you don’t even have any eggs left. What could that smell be? There’s a good chance there’s a gas...

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The Low Down on High Pressure Water Jetting

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When it comes to drain cleaning, you’ve probably heard of the traditional methods of drain snakes, chemical drain cleaners, and environmentally-friendly baking soda and vinegar mixtures. But what if we told you that there is another form of drain cleaning that not only is environmentally-friendly but often more effective as well? High pressure water jetting may be the solution you need...

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Are Nasal Sprays for Allergies Bad for Your Health?

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While you probably love the warmer weather and longer days spring brings, you probably aren’t a big fan of the allergies that come with them. If you’re like most people, one of the first things you reach for when your allergies start acting up are nasal sprays. But sometimes you have to wonder, are those nasal sprays bad for your...

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