Why is there Sewage in your Bathtub? | Pittsburgh | Terry's plumbing

Why is there Sewage in your Bathtub?


If you’ve been looking forward to a nice, relaxing hot shower or bath after a long day of work, the last thing you want to see is sewage backing up in your bathtub. Not only is it gross, it means that there’s something wrong with your plumbing. In this blog we cover why it happens and what you can do to fix it.

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Home Buying: Is Your Potential Home a Flood Risk? | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Home Buying: Is Your Potential Home a Flood Risk?


You’ve found the perfect home–beautiful kitchen, the right number of bathrooms, and a big, beautiful fenced in yard. And then someone mentions a case of flooding in the area. You start to wonder, could my dream home be at risk for flood damage? The fact is home buyers need to pay attention to their flood risk and the need for flood control. Which is why in this article we give you pointers on how to assess a home’s flood risk and who to ask for more information.

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Replacing Plumbing: Options and Cost | Pittsburgh | Terrys Plumbing

Replacing Plumbing: Options and Cost


No matter how amazing your current plumbing may be, over time even the best of systems needs replacing. Copper pipes become frail, galvanized steel pipes may corrode, and lead pipes are a danger to your health. Replacing plumbing can be a costly and time-consuming venture. You’ll need to closely inspect your plumbing or rely on a licensed professional to advise you whether it’s time or not. Depending on the complexity, replumbing a 1,500 sq. ft. home can cost a pretty penny. However, there’s good news for those on a shoestring budget. This article will highlight different options for every kind […]

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Plumbing News Round Up: February 2021 | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

Plumbing News Round Up: February 2021


The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. New insights, techniques, businesses, and more influence the way that the industry functions. That’s why we’re sharing this month’s plumbing news roundup.

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How to: install a dishwasher | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How To: Install a Dishwasher


Unlike your normal plug-in appliances, a dishwasher must be hardwired and hooked up to your plumbing. But, if you’re up for the challenge of installing it yourself to save some money, keep on reading.

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The Best Auger for Every Clog | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

The Best Auger for Every Clog


When a clog happens do you have the right tool that can fix it? And no, we aren’t talking about a plunger. In this blog you’ll find a list of plumbing tools and an explanation of when to use each one.

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What to do About a Leaking Shower Head | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

What to do About a Leaking Shower Head


Is your shower head constantly drip, drip, dripping even when it’s off? Or is water leaking from your shower head connecters every time you fire up the shower? Sounds like it’s time for some TLC.

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The Best Septic Tank Treatments


It’s easy to forget about your septic tank, which means it’s just as easy to forget about its routine maintenance. You rely on your septic system every day, so if maintenance is forgotten you could end up with a smelly mess on your hands. 

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How to Choose a Water Filtration System | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How to Choose a Water Filtration System


Is the water quality in your household a concern? Installing a water filtration system could be the next step to cleaner, better tasting water.

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How to Thaw Frozen Pipes | Pittsburgh | Terry's Plumbing

How to Thaw Frozen Pipes


The hazards of winter are just beginning and that means frozen pipes are a definite possibility. Follow this guide to safely thaw frozen pipes and learn how to prevent them from freezing again!

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