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Bathroom Fixture Repair Basics

There are a number of important things parents often teach their children. These lessons will be carried on throughout a lifetime, such as how to throw a ball, how to jump-start a car or how to fix a dripping faucet. NC Plumbing Services believes everyone should know how to repair basic plumbing issues. Here’s the solution to three common ... More

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6 Plumbing Problems That Require a Professional

Even the most experienced do-it-yourselfers may find a home repair or improvement requires the skills of a professional plumber. For most of us who are less handy, it’s even more important to recognize the types of jobs that are likely to require a plumber—before getting in over our heads. Low water pressure in the house. As opposed ... More

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Bathroom & Plumbing Remodeling in the Winter

As the leaves fall and the North Carolina air turns brisk, homeowners’ minds naturally turn to…remodeling? Home improvement projects are often seen as To Do’s best accomplished from spring to fall. But it can be very advantageous to take on a remodeling project in winter. While it gets cold in the Raleigh area, we rarely get ... More

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Why Use a French Drain for Your Basement or Lawn

If you have a persistently soggy spot on your lawn or a wet area in your basement, a French drain may be the solution. Excessive rainfall or poor drainage can cause water to build up, usually in the lowest lying areas. When this area is your lawn, the ponding of water can promote rapid weed growth, increase the likelihood of fungus and ... More

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Keeping Your Basement Dry with a Sump Pump

Is the basement dry? That’s a question Raleigh area homeowners have been asking, especially after October’s historic soaking. When rain builds up faster than the ground can absorb it, water can flood into your house, starting at the lowest level, which is the basement. If your basement gets damp or floods after a hard rain or after the ... More

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24/7 Plumber in Raleigh for emergency plumbing

A 24 hour Plumber in Raleigh? Wouldn’t it be nice if we got a message in advance that the dishwasher was going to clog and flood all over the kitchen—the night before Thanksgiving? Or that the hot water heater would flood the basement, leaving a watery mess—and no hot water, just time for the weekend visit from the in-laws? Unfort... More

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Clogged Drain in Raleigh — D.I.Y. or Call a Plumber?

Clogged drain in the Raleigh area? Sometimes you can tell it’s coming. The water in the shower takes longer and longer to drain. But sometimes, it catches you by surprise. The toilet suddenly backs up—typically while you’re preparing for guests. What Causes Clogged Drains? Most drain clogs result from debris that accumulates in ... More

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Plumbing woes – noisy pipes

One of my children once asked me if the house was alive after hearing these noises when flushing the toilet. Question:   What is the noise I keep hearing when I turn on my water?  I hear a lot of noises, banging, rattles, hums, and whistles throughout the whole house when I run water or flush toilets. Answer:  One of the most common ... More

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The Dog Days of Summers

The Old Farmer's Almanac lists the traditional period of the Dog Days as the 40 days beginning July 3rd and ending August 11th. These are the times for summer vacations, cook outs with family and friends, swimming, and extra baths for our four-legged family members. The heat and humidity forces us to increase water and electricity consum... More

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Free Info Friday

Some toilet cleaning agents can cause damage! It is recommended by most plumbers not to use in-tank toilet cleaners.  Toilet manufacturers will void warranties if these products are used and for good reason.  Even though there are a variety of products out there, the most commonly known are the BLUE tablets, that claim to keep your ... More