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Manchester Plumbing, Remodeling, Electrical & Heating Tips
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Manchester Plumbing, Remodeling, Electrical & Heating Tips

Have a Plumber on the Way? Be Sure Your Home Is Prepared for a Visit

If you have a plumber on the way to your Manchester home, you need to take a few minutes to be sure you can make his job as smooth, easy, quick, and low-cost as possible. And doing so requires implementing just a small but very handful of suggestions — including the following: Clear Out the Work Area Let’s be honest: Nobody ever said how dirt cheap a plumber is. Like any professional tradesman, a plumber can charge a not-insignificant amount for his time. And you shouldn’t pay for that time to...

Plumbing Emergency: How to Avoid the Top 4 Problems

Who ya gonna call for plumbing emergencies? In the past 30 years, we've pretty much seen it all in the world of plumbing in Willimantic CT. If we had to pick the top 4 emergencies that we provide service for, they would be: Burst water heater Dead well pump Clogged drain Leaky pipe The thing is, most of these can be prevented! We'll share some tips below on how to avoid a plumbing emergency. Burst water heater A standard water heater is only meant to last 8-10 years. We bet you have college...

How to Stop Bathroom Mold

How to prevent bathroom mold Mold loves to grow in damp places. Your bathroom is the best spot in the house for it to settle in. You may see little spots up in your ceiling corners. You might smell it but not see it because it's growing inside a cabinet. Your local Columbia CT plumber has some tips on how to stop bathroom mold from forming. Proper ventilation A steamy shower is perfect after a hard workout. A hot soaking in the tub relaxes all your stress away. However, all that condensation...

Garbage Disposal: When Should I Replace It?

When should I replace my disposal? Your garbage disposal is a work horse. It's literally a bone-crushing piece of equipment. It works hard to grind up food and even those things that get dropped into by accident, like coins. Some items we removed from a customer's disposal You usually don't think much about it, after the plumber installed it. You might throw some lemon into it when it starts to smell funky. You may run some ice cubes through it to keep the blades sharpened. Otherwise, this...

3 Signs of a Main Drain Blockage

The old saying "what goes up, must come down" relates to plumbing as well. What goes in, must come out...except for when it doesn't. The main drain of your home, also called the main sewer line, is one of the most important parts of the plumbing system. When it's blocked or clogged, the pipes can be damaged. The sooner you know there's a problem, the less expensive and stressful a plumbing repair can be. Here are 3 warning signs that point to a main drain blockage. Slow draining tub or sink...

Well Pump Troubleshooting Tips

What type of well pump do I have? Before your local Hebron CT plumber gets into the troubleshooting tips, we need to find out what type of pump you have. There are two main types: submersible or jet pumps. You have a submersible well pump if your well is either hand dug or drilled and your water source is lower than the the house. A submersible well pump uses its existing pressure to force water out of the surface to provide water for your home. It saves you time because it is self-primed. You...

Pro Plumber: 4 DIY Plumbing Tips

Before you call a pro When your toilet's running or you have water up to your ankles in the tub, your first thought is probably to call a plumber. Hopefully you call your local Columbia CT plumber! But wait, sometimes there are simple solutions you can try first. We know that money doesn't grow on trees. We have 4 tips that might save you some money on plumbing repairs. If they don't work, you know who to call . Running toilet The sound is annoying and it could run your well dry. A running...

How to Keep Your Faucet Looking New

Treat yourself When you finally spring for some upgrades in your home, it's a great feeling. Sometimes, it's something simple like new throw pillows for the couch. Sometimes, it's something bigger like a new kitchen faucet. Upgrades breathe life into the spaces you return to at the end of the day. They are things you work hard for and like to enjoy. It's not enjoyable when they stop looking like new in a few weeks. Your local Manchester CT plumber has some tips on how to keep your new kitchen...

Clear Your Drains Not Your Wallet This Valentine's Day

Don't let clogged drains ruin your Valentine's Day! A candle lit table, complete with a spread that you made completely from scratch, is ready for the night. You intended to make your sweetheart swoon. However, you dumped all the grease into the sink and pushed some veggie peels into it as well. You let the water run, hoping it would let loose on its own. You turned your back to stir the sauce and heard a splattering noise. The kitchen sink drain did NOT fix itself as you had hoped. It's...

5 Plumbing Tips for Your Super Bowl Party

Are you ready for some football?!?! Football, friends, family, and FOOD. What else could you need for the Big Game? Maybe some drinks of choice but definitely NOT a plumbing emergency! Your local Marlborough CT plumber has some Super Bowl party plumbing tips to avoid missing any of the game. Tip #1 - Don't overload your disposal After Thanksgiving, the Super Bowl is our 2nd biggest day spent preparing and eating food. Appetizers like wings, sliders, and bean dips are fan favorites. These...

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    Thank you!!! Rapid Service did a wonderful job transforming 1920s bathrooms in our house. We cannot say enough about the quality and attention to detail of each of these projects.

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