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Sewer Lines, Roots & What To Do: Advice From a Boise Plumber

What Is The Danger Of Roots In My Sewer Line? Boise Sewer lines that have root intrusions. Many of the old sewer lines are built with materials that are joined together through hub connections. Those hubs move or settle and roots from trees find their way to the sewer creating a web that blocks all contents flowing through. You have options, replace it or you can maintain a line with routine maintenance, having an outside clean out of the home...
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Spring and Plumbing Problems Written by a Plumber

As a homeowner the change of seasons brings home maintenance and plumbing problems. With spring time also comes the nice weather and sunshine that creates movement in your yard, and your homes structure. This movement will crack, split, or break pipes that are already brittle. The hose bib that froze over the winter now is leaking because you're watering your yard or washing the car. These are hidden things that aren’t noticeable to you until damage is done Here are...
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How To Install A Sump Pump Yourself

How To Install A Sump Pump Yourself If you live in a house with a basement or in an area prone to flooding, having a sump pump is essential. This system will help purge water in case of a flood or burst water pipe, and keep your home safe, dry and protected from any foundational damage. If you've already got a sump pump, and need to replace it, here is the full guide on how to do it yourself, courtesy...
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What Is a Sump Pump?

What Is a Sump Pump? A sump pump is a device that drains extra water from your basement to help prevent it from flooding and causing potential damage to your home or belongings. If you live in a rainy part of the country, or near a body of water, you know the risk of your home being potentially flooded, but even if you live in a dryer climate, you could still be at risk for unexpected flooding from a large...
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When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

Are you considering a water heater replacement? One key part of your decision should be the age of your water heater. After all, you don’t want to pay to replace a water heater that has a lot of years left in it, but you also don’t want to waste money on repairs when a replacement makes a lot more sense. At Dillon Plumbing, we help homeowners just like you make this decision all the time. Here’s what you need to...
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