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New Homeowner’s Guide To Plumbing

By: Levine and Sons

What a crazy experience it is to have your first home! What’s even better is that you get to share it with someone else. If you’re looking to do some fixer-uppers on your own, here are a few Do’s and Don’ts that’ll help keep you safe while plumbing! DO’s: Protect Yourself As a new homeowner, it’s important to remember that...

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My Air Conditioner is Blowing Warm Air

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Once we get into late July in the Detroit area, 90°F days become the norm and our air conditioners seem to run 24 hours a day. While this is not optimal for our costs, some things are unavoidable and we want to make sure we are getting bang for our buck. An air conditioner that is blowing warm air wouldn’t...

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The Hottest Days in the History of Detroit

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The anniversary of Detroit’s hottest day is only a few weeks away. It came in on July 24, 1934 and it was right in the middle of one of the hottest American summers on record. Residential air conditioning was still too expensive for the average homeowner, so they had to get creative to get cool. This July is a little...

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Sewer Line Replacement and Excavation Services

By: Levine and Sons

Levine & Sons is large enough to handle any plumbing issues you may have, including sewer line replacement. We have been excavating and fixing sewer lines in the Metro Detroit for more than 80 years and would be delighted to help solve your problem as quickly, efficiently and cost effectively as possible. When you call Levine & Sons plumbing, we...

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The Funniest 4th of July Plumbing and Cooling Scenarios

By: Levine and Sons

The 4th of July is sort of a strange holiday. Most of the other major celebrations have religious origins, and the other American holidays have somewhat somber roots. The 4th of July is a party holiday, we all know that, and it has everyone super excited. But don’t let that excitement get the best of your plumbing and HVAC systems»...

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What is Backflow Testing?

By: Levine and Sons

Water is the key to life, anyone who has taken a biology class before knows that. But as plumbers, we work with water in very unique ways and we come across issues that may or not be urgent all the time. One of the most urgent issues we could possibly find is backflow, and for that reason we urge all...

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The 5 Best Water Conservation Ideas We’ve Ever Heard

By: Levine and Sons

Now that the kids are home from school and the house is under fire, water conservation is extremely important. Whether it be outside on the landscaping or inside with the plumbing, there are multiple areas to improve your routine. Check out some of the best ideas» Water In the Morning- Watering your lawn before the sun reaches it’s peak is...

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How to Find Air Leaks In Your Home

By: Levine and Sons

Now that air conditioners are becoming more commonplace, you might start to notice some unusual trends. Hypothetically speaking, let’s say you are typically paying $100 a month on energy bills. If you start to see more than a 25% increase, that means there is an air leak or problem within your cooling unit. Here is how you can start to implement...

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The Proper Way to Treat the American Flag

By: Levine and Sons

June 14th marks National Flag Day and while this isn’t a holiday that gets us off from work, it is an important holiday nonetheless! Our flag is a symbol of the sacrifices that millions of men and women have made for our freedom and they deserve our respect. On this special day, we wanted to take a break from the...

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