Plumbing Sounds That Interrupt a Good Night’s Sleep | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing Sounds That Interrupt a Good Night’s Sleep


Bang, clang, drip, drop. There’s no construction zone outside your home, but you’ve heard plenty of loud noises lately. These bumps in the night could be plumbing sounds with specific causes. Learn to recognize the signs of trouble and appropriate repair measures. 

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What to Do If Your Septic System is Leaking | Terry's Plumbing

What to Do if Your Septic System is Leaking


Last week, we talked about ways to tell if your septic system is leaking. If this happens, all is not lost. It’s easy to get your system back on track by taking a few important steps. These measures will detail what to do if your septic system is leaking. 

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Avoid Harming Your Plumbing During Holidays | Terry's Plumbing

How to Avoid Harming Your Plumbing During the Holidays


More food, more people, more possibilities for a plumbing emergency. The holiday season is filled with joy and laughter, but no one will be laughing if the increased traffic in your home causes plumbing trouble. From proper food disposal to water use and preventing clogs, we’ll help you avoid harming your plumbing during the holidays. 

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Plumbing Horror Stories | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing Horror Stories


It’s nearly Halloween, and there’s fear in the air…especially for plumbing pros like us. We’ve seen it all, and have the plumbing horror stories to back it up. Check out some of the craziest stories from around our industry.

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Causes of Plumbing Odors | Terry's Plumbing

Causes of Plumbing Odors


Ew, that smell. It happens a lot—your water just plain stinks. The kitchen sink has suddenly become nauseating, or the toilet seems a bit funky lately. But you keep a clean home, so what could be the problem? Many causes of plumbing odors are beyond your control, but it’s helpful to know what to look for when problems crop up.

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Types of Plungers | Terry's Plumbing

Types of Plungers


Plumbing clogs are a pain, and it’s hard enough to diagnose and remedy the problem without having to muddle over the right tools to use. When you think of clogged drains and piping, plunger may naturally come to mind…but which one should you use? Three common types of plungers serve specific purposes, from fixing your toilet to getting water to finally empty from the sink. 

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DIY Plumbing Mistakes | Terry's Plumbing

DIY Plumbing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them


Plumbing projects can be challenging, but also rewarding. When you go it alone, you’re responsible for all precautions, the work itself and the outcome. However, it’s not uncommon to hit a few roadblocks along the way. We’ll explore some of the most common DIY plumbing mistakes and what to do about them. 

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Save on Your Water Bill | Terry's Plumbing

How to Save Money on Your Water Bill


Did you know? Each person in the U.S. uses about 80 to 100 gallons of water every day, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Between showers and dishes, laundry and watering the lawn, there’s almost always a water source in the “on” position. All of this leads to one thing: higher water bills. Instead of getting hit with major sticker shock when the bill arrives each month, consider making a few changes for more efficient water use. Our tips will show you how to reduce water usage, save money on your water bill and preserve your peace of mind. 

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Protect Plumbing During Summer | Terry's Plumbing

Protect Your Plumbing During Summer Heat


Pipes might freeze in the winter, but they also crack and burst during the summertime. Let’s face it, between extensive water usage from hoses, pools and much more, we’re already asking a lot of our plumbing systems during this time of year. Summertime heat and humidity also combine to create a recipe for plumbing disasters. Let’s look at a few ways to protect plumbing during summer heat.  Clean the Air Conditioner Drains Is this an HVAC or plumbing problem? Both. Dirty air conditioner drains can have adverse health effects. While air conditioner drains are part of cooling systems, they’re essential […]

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Finding and Fixing Plumbing Leaks | Terry's Plumbing

Finding and Fixing Plumbing Leaks


Try as we might, our homes never run with 100% efficiency. The AC is busted or the dishwasher is down for the count. Plumbing issues also top the list of household nuisances, sending your home (and perhaps your sanity) into disarray. Where’s that dripping sound coming from? Why is the floor wet? Leaky plumbing is a common problem, and sometimes you can fix it yourself. Let’s look at how to find out if you have a plumbing leak and what to do about it. 

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