Expert Tips

How to Avoid Toilet Clogs

Sometimes, it’s tempting to flush things other than toilet paper down the toilet. However, this can cause major backups and might mean you have to call in an emergency plumber. Avoid this problem by not putting any of the following items down the toilet! Wipes of Any Type Baby wipes, cosmetic wipes, any type of wet wipes...your plumbing isn’t made to handle them. They don’t disintegrate like toilet paper and they get stuck a lot more easily. They also clump...
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Types of Plumbing Pipes

There a many different styles and kinds of plumbing pipes that are used in homes in the Nampa, ID, and Boise area. The team at Dillon Plumbing can help you decide which kinds you have at your house or which kinds you need if you’re looking to install a new component of your plumbing. Main Types of Pipes There are five kinds of pipes that are commonly used in residential plumbing systems. Each has its own characteristics as well as...
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About Water Softeners Systems

Are you looking for a water treatment solution that will help you get the water you’ve always wanted? Maybe you don’t like the taste of your water or you’ve noticed hard water marks appearing on your glasses or other places in your home. Water softeners can help with both of these problems and more. At Dillon Plumbing, we see helping you with water issues, as helping you make your home into a place where you are happy to live. After...
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What You Shouldn’t Flush Down The Toilet

If you flush the wrong things down the toilet, you can end up with a clogged drain, a backup sewer system, or even a flooded bathroom. This can be a costly and annoying situation to deal with, and it’s best to try to avoid it from occurring altogether. There are a few things you can do to prevent issues in your toilet, the biggest being understanding which items you do not flush down it – ever. Here are some items...
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Do Frozen Pipes Always Burst? (And What to Do if They Do)

Did you know that the answer to “Do frozen pipes always burst?” is actually “No!”? Many homeowners assume that all frozen pipes will eventually burst. However, this is not accurate. Since not all frozen pipes burst, it’s important to understand frozen pipe dynamics. That way, you might be able to avoid experiencing these problems in your home. What Causes Pipes to Burst? Pipes burst because pressure builds up between the frozen second and the nearest tap that is “upstream” from...
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