Causes of Low Water Pressure | Terry's Plumbing

Causes of Low Water Pressure


We’ve all been there. The sink practically dribbles while rinsing dishes or the shower just isn’t up to snuff. Low water pressure is a headache to contend with, especially when you have stuff to get done. So why does this even happen? We’ll look at some of the most common causes of low water pressure and how to fix each issue. 

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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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Crazy Things Plumbers Find | Terry's Plumbing

Five Crazy Things Plumbers Find on the Job


Fixing plumbing problems isn’t all sunshine and roses. It’s hard work, and often pretty dirty, too. Every once in awhile, though, we can’t help but step back and chuckle at the oddities we encounter along the way. Here’s just a sampling of some of the crazy things plumbers find on the job. 

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When to Replace Your Toilet | Terry's Plumbing

Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Toilet


Plumbing is essential in every home, and from pipes to fixtures, repairs and replacements come with the territory. That’s especially true of one of the most heavily-used fixtures in your home: the toilet. Each unit requires repair over its lifetime, but eventually you’ll have to throw in the towel. How do you know it’s time to replace your toilet? Check out a few telltale signs that it’s time to move on. 

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Office Restroom Etiquette | Terry's Plumbing

Don’t Be “That Guy” (or Girl): Office Restroom Etiquette


In-office work has several benefits, from enhanced collaboration and the ability to foster workplace relationships to having access to major company resources. The one thing that isn’t always so great is the public restroom situation. Maybe the toilet paper roll is always left empty, or the sink is splashed with water. Whatever the case, navigating office restroom etiquette is challenging but essential. Keep your routine in check with a few tips to avoid being “that guy” (or girl). 

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Failing Water Heater | Terry's Plumbing

Failing Water Heaters: Common Signs


Nothing in your home lasts forever, and your water heater is no exception. While 10 years is the typical lifespan of any unit, various signs could point to a failing water heater even before that time. Odd bumps in the night, cold showers and poor water quality could all be signs of trouble. 

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Home Spa | Terry's Plumbing

Three Ways to Turn Your Bathroom into a Home Spa


Who doesn’t love relaxing after a hard day, letting all of your stress and worries melt away? Many of us seek out expensive spas to do just that. Others have their home oases to take care of the job. Even if you don’t have a jacuzzi tub or a rain shower, there are plenty of easy (and inexpensive) ways to turn your bathroom into a home spa. 

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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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Value Adds in a Bathroom Remodel | Terry's Plumbing

Value Adds in a Bathroom Remodel


Should you repaint or refloor? Is it better to change out bathroom fixtures? You can redo a bathroom from floor to ceiling, but lower-end updates don’t add much value in the end. While return on investment will vary depending on where you live, we have the inside scoop on the biggest value adds in a bathroom remodel. 

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