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Are Charlotte's High Water Pressure Issues Putting Your House At Risk? 20 October 2015

Are Charlotte's High Water Pressure Issues Putting Your House At Risk?

Why would high water pressure be dangerous?  The safety code states that any home with a pressure reading of 80 psi or higher must have a PRV or pressure reducing valve installed on the system. The reason being is that high water pressure running through your home's pipes to all the fixtures that you use is no different than high blood pressure running through your body's piping system to all the organs.

How long does a water heater last? 31 August 2015

How long does a water heater last?

While statistics show the average lifespan of a water heater is 8-12 years for a traditional tank water heater, there are many factors involved in the actual lifespan and what you are considering the term lifespan to mean.  Some people consider the lifespan of a water heater to be when the costs of repairs are not justified when compared to the investment of a replacement; while others consider the lifespan to mean the water heater cannot be repaired and must be replaced. 

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What does it mean when I hear gurgling noises from my toilet? 16 April 2015

What does it mean when I hear gurgling noises from my toilet?

There are several things that could cause your toilet to make gurgling sounds; a blockage in the toilet or drain for that toilet, a blockage in the vent stack leading up to the roof that may have a nest or leaves in it, or most commonly a main sewer drain blockage. The gurgling sound you hear is from air that escapes backwards into the toilet and is the first sign of a more serious issue occurring and a messy disaster waiting to show itself at the most inopportune time.

2 April 2015

Q: Why is water coming out of the tube (the pressure relief valve) on the side of my water heater?

2 April 2015

Q: Why can’t you bill me – why must I pay right now?

A: Billing causes increased expenses and increased overhead. If we were to bill you...
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