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The Plumbys: Honoring The Internet’s Worst Plumbing

As we wade into the depths of awards season, it seems appropriate that we honor the highest (lowest) achievements (disasters) in and create a stirring (terrifying) tribute to some of the most awe-inspiring (ok, that’s accurate) plumbing jobs we could find on the internet. We hope this motivates you to do your research when hiring plumbers ... More

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How To Make Efficient Use of Your Home’s Hot Water Heater

If you’re trying to create a more efficient (and wallet friendly) environment in your home when it comes to power consumption, you may have noticed that your hot water heater isn’t the most cooperative partner. Whereas many home appliances, such as washers and dryers, come with obvious energy saving options, standard water heaters and ... More

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Benefits of Tankless Water Heating

Many homeowners in Raleigh are considering the replacement of a traditional hot water heater with a tankless water heating system. A tankless water heater is just what it sounds like: a system that heats your water without having to draw water from a reserve tank of water. If you’ve ever had a water heater burst, you can see one major ... More

angle's list award nc water heaters Accepts Super Service Award Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace ... More

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How to Review NC Water Heaters

For a water heater repair or replacement company, the review process can be one of the most important steps in the cycle of the business. Reviews keep companies honest, allow the good companies to shine over their competitors, and let customers know what they’re getting and paying. In theses 24/7 days of the Internet and social media, ... More

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Beyond Frozen Pipes: Avoiding Winter Weather Plumbing Problems

Originally published on our NC Plumbing blog at Most homeowners have heard tips on making sure their plumbing and pipes don’t freeze in the winter. But frozen pipes aren’t the only plumbing problem to watch out for when it gets cold. By taking a few minutes to check out these other problem areas, you can make ... More

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Choosing the Best Type of Water Heater

There’s nothing better than stepping into a warm bath or shower. That hot water wakes you up in the morning and helps you relax at the end of a tough day. So when your hot water heater irreparably breaks, purchasing a new one is a must. But choosing a new water heater isn’t always a simple process. The water heater that may have served ... More

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Flushing a Tanked Water Heater – DIY

Flushing a Tanked Water Heater A Comprehensive DIY Guide for Homeowners By LLC In this article you will be presented with a practical and effective way to flush your electric or gas tanked hot water heater.  Please note that the following procedure does not apply to tankless water heaters.  This guide is a ... More

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It’s All About the Water

When most people think about the plumber – or plumbing services – they think about a clogged toilet or a leaky sink. And generally, that problem you need solved is going to revolve, in some way, shape, or form, around water. But there is more than meets the eye when it comes to the tasks a plumber can do for you. Yet today's world is ... More

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How old is your water heater?

If you have a water heater in your home, you will want to read about the new Department of Energy (DOE) National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) minimum efficiency standards on residential water heaters in the U.S., effective April 16, 2015. Now is the time to consider replacing your water heater, especially if it is nearing 10 ... More