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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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Trenchless Sewer Repair Pros and Cons

It’s easy to feel stressed out when you find out you need sewer repairs. After all, most homeowners don’t know much about sewer lines and don’t think about them until they stop working. At Dillon Plumbing, we’ll do everything we can to take your anxiety away. That includes offering trenchless sewer repair options when those will work for your situation. Here are the trenchless sewer repair pros and cons that we commonly discuss with homeowners. Pros Trenchless sewer repair offers...
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