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Toilet Installation

Signs You Need to Replace Your Toilet

The estimated lifespan of a toilet is 50 years. However, many toilets need to be replaced sooner because the parts that make up the toilet fail before the porcelain fixture itself. Many homeowners are unsure when they need to or should replace their toilets. Here are a few signs you may need to replace your toilet.

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The 5 Essential of Bathroom Remodeling

Are you getting ready to remodel your bathroom? The first thing you need to think about is your plumbing. Below are five reasons why!


1.      Your Plumbing May Need to be Rerouted
One of the biggest mistakes that homeowners make when remodeling their bathroom is moving items around without considering whether or not the plumbing can be rerouted to where they’ve moved the item. Before you launch your project, check with a plumbing specialist like Steve’s Plumbing & Heating to make sure that it is possible to navigate the pipes through the walls and underneath the house.

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4 Signs That You Need a New Plumbing System in Your Home

The plumbing system is the most important system in your home. Without proper plumbing, you could be without water, or worse, you can experience a backup of unsanitary water. In most cases, a faulty plumbing system can be repaired, but there are times when you may need to replace your entire plumbing system. Take a look at our four tips as to when you know it’s time to replace your plumbing system below!

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Are Low-Flow Fixtures Right for Your Home?

Investing in energy-efficient appliances and installing energy-efficient doors and windows are not the only way to save money. Low-flow fixtures help you save money when it comes to how you use water, but are they right for you? The following are a few benefits of using low-flow fixtures in your home.

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What Does a Running Toilet Really Cost You?

When it comes to a running toilet, many homeowners ignore it. They consider it a little problem they’ll get to eventually. However, a running toilet is a costly problem that should never be ignored. If you have a leaky toilet, then there are real cost to you each month and real cost to the environment each day.

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DIY Toilet Installs Can Cost You More in the Long Run

Americans have a can-do attitude when it comes to home repairs. Although that’s a nice attitude to have, some DIY projects fail. In fact, a recent study from Esurance highlights that over half of the Millennials surveyed had to file a home insurance claim following a failed DIY project.

Toilet installs are home projects that may seem simple enough to DIY, but they can go terribly wrong. In fact, a faulty DIY toilet install can lead to more problems and cost you more money than you anticipate.

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