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Tips For Basement Renovations

It’s dark, it’s musty, but it just might be your salvation if you feel like your house is too small. It’s your basement, and if you’re looking to remodel or renovate it, you’re not alone. Homeowners who aren’t ready to move often look to basement rooms for additional living space. After all, it’s often practical

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Reminder: Heat Tape For Exposed Plumbing

Winter is coming, and the last thing anyone wants to deal with is frozen pipes. Using heat tape to protect exposed or exterior pipes can help prevent unnecessary headaches. Where to Apply It: Apply heat tape over any exposed or exterior pipes (anything in direct contact with cold, winter air). Any spaces in your home

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First Things to Do When a Pipe Bursts

Yikes! It happened! A pipe burst open in your home… and now you’re in hyper-drive “damage control” mode. The first thing you need to do is focus on mitigating any lasting issues by taking the following steps: Turn off the water supply either to the pipe (if it’s in an isolated area, such as a

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When Was the Last Time Your Sump Pump Was Serviced?

The sump pump. It sits in a corner of your basement, usually without any fanfare. It’s easy to overlook, but don’t forget it’s there because it’s important that you have it serviced regularly. Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t realize that sump pumps require maintenance. Of course, when they wind up with a flooded basement, they appreciate

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Top Toilet Clogging Culprits

Top Toilet Clogging Culprits There are a surprising amount of things that could be clogging your toilet (besides human waste). Some of them are obvious, some of them less so. One of the most beneficial things you could do to prevent clogging (especially if you have younger children), is to keep the lid down. Children

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Solving the Five Most Common Plumbing Issues

As a homeowner, you want your plumbing to work properly all day, every day. Alas, sooner or later you’re bound to run into plumbing issues. Below are five home plumbing situations that we frequently solve at Pronto Plumbing. Check out what you might be able to do yourself, and when it’s time to contact a

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22 Weeks of Summer: Post #4 – Pay Attention to “Boil Water” Advisories

Around Central Pennsylvania, “boil water” advisories are common. In fact, they are so common that some people decide it’s not important to follow them. That’s a terrible mistake. Boil water advisories require individuals to be very careful when using any tap water for potential ingestion. After all, there could be a host of contaminants lurking

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What’s So Bad about a Leak?

But it’s just a little leak!” How many times have you heard (or said!) this statement? At Pronto Plumbing, we hear it all the time. Typically, it comes from customers who feel like ignoring the leak is better than dealing with it right away. Guess what? That’s a bad idea. So what is the true

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5 Tips to Protect Your Drain Line

To help you keep your drain line working smoothly for years to come, the SECCO team has amassed some protection tips. Follow them to ensure your investment remains as trouble-free as possible. Tip #1: Here is what you should NEVER send down the drain! Did you know that not everything that can go down the

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When planning to sell your house, consider your plumbing

Are you planning to sell your house this summer, or at least list it to gauge interest? If so, you might actually want to call a plumber as you’re getting the whole process started. The reason to contact a plumber is to ensure that you aren’t blindsided when potential buyers discover (or suspect) a plumbing

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