3 COMMON SUMP PUMP PROBLEMS

3 COMMON SUMP PUMP PROBLEMS

August 31, 2015

A sump pump is placed in the basement or crawlspace of your home, there to pull water out of the household and keep your property safe from the ravages of flooding. This is of especial concern here in Bergen County, NJ, where flooding is a common occurrence and the next heavy rain could wreak havoc on your home. But once your new sump pump is installed, you have to watch out for problems just as you would with any other major appliance. The worst thing that could happen is for you to turn on your pump as the water starts rising, only to find out that it has a serious repair issue. Good maintenance can prevent this, but it helps if you understand the nature of sump pump problems before calling them in.  Here are 3 of the most common:

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WHAT ARE YOUR BATHROOM SINK OPTIONS?

August 24, 2015

If you’re planning to remodel your bathroom, the possibilities can be intoxicating. You have the ability to fully transform your space into whatever you wish, and that includes key fixtures like your bathroom sink. You need to take care, however, to make sure that your pie-in-the-sky dreams still match practical reality. You’re going to need to use that sink every day, after all, and as such it needs to be easy to use as well as aesthetically pleasing. It helps if you have a basic idea of your bathroom sink options before you start the remodeling. We’ve outlined the most popular options below.

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3 SIGNS OF TROUBLE WITH YOUR WATER HEATER

August 10, 2015

Most of us don’t notice our water heaters except when there’s an emergency. They’re a common sight in homes throughout Bergen County, NJ, but they’re usually tucked away in the basement or garage, quietly doing their jobs while get on with our lives. That means that trouble can often catch homeowners by surprise. You can help prepare for problems with your water heater by scheduling regular maintenance sessions, and by looking out for signs of trouble when they appear. Here’s a quick list of 3 of them to show you what we mean.

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3 COMMON PROBLEMS WITH TANKLESS WATER HEATERS

August 7, 2015

Tankless water heaters offer a number of advantages over traditional tanked models. They provide water on demand instead of storing it in a tank, which means that the hot water arrives instantly and never runs out. They cost less to operate than tanked models do, and they take up a great deal less space to boot. But like any other appliance, tankless water heaters run into trouble from time to time, and Bergen County, NJ residents should learn to look out for the telltale signs that something isn’t quite right. Here are 3 common problems with tankless water heaters that owners should look out for.

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SIGNS OF TROUBLE WITH YOUR SEWER LINE

August 3, 2015

No one wants to think about it. Your sewer line – the one buried beneath your yard and charged with removing waste from your home and into Bergen County NJ’s various civic sewer systems – is encountering problems. An issue with your sewer line is particularly vexing because they’re hard to spot and even hard to access and solve. Nevertheless, ignoring the problem isn’t going to make it go away, and the sooner you can address it the better. The good news is that a good plumber service can perform repairs for you using modern techniques that make the job much less troublesome. But before you can call them, you need to be able to spot signs of trouble with your sewer line. Here’s a few tips to help.

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