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Is Your Well Water Safe to Drink?

Well water safety is entirely up to the homeowner to regulate, as the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), does not regulate private drinking wells. Contaminated well water could present a host of problems for homeowners, including physical illness if consumed. The EPA recommends that well heads be kept the following distances: Livestock yards, silos, septic tanks

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Understanding 5 Technical Terms Plumbers Use

Have you ever had a conversation with your plumber, and then walked away only to realize you had no idea what they were talking about? Don’t worry, it happens to everyone. Unless you are an expert plumber, you are bound to come across a few terms you don’t know! Here are a few common terms:

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Common Plumbing Noises and When to Call an Expert

Plumbing noises are always a little disconcerting. With every rattle, pop or gurgle, you’re left wondering how serious the situation could be. But how does the average homeowner know when it’s really time to call an expert? (We recommend Pronto Plumbing, of course!) Below are some of the most common plumbing noises and what they

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5 Common Winter Plumbing Issues

Plumbing problems can happen any time of the year, but there are certain plumbing issues that are more common when the weather turns chilly. Below are some of the most frequent winter plumbing issues we see in central Pennsylvania: Frozen pipes. We say it again and again, but it’s worth repeating: Insulate your pipes and

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Sanitizing after a Small “Flood”

Okay, there’s no such thing as a “small flood” when you’re a homeowner. Any kind of flooding seems daunting. However, it’s important to keep a good sense of perspective when a flood, no matter how minimal, occurs. It’s also critical to take measures to sanitize the affected area. Below, we’ve put together some of the

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Winter Weather & Extreme Cold Temperatures

Winter Weather & Extreme Cold Temperatures The weather is expected to take a downhill turn for Friday this week and with it we can expect to see the mercury in your thermometer dip as low as 13 degrees Thursday night into Friday. Most of the weather stations are also reporting that the high temperature for

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Solar Water Heater FAQs

Have you ever wondered whether or not a solar water heater is right for you and your home? If so, you’re definitely not alone. Solar water heaters are popping up around the central Pennsylvania region, and although they aren’t perfect for everyone, they might be a good alternative for you if you’re looking for greener

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Running Out of Hot Water

Running Out of Hot Water A good hot, relaxing shower or bath is a great way to start or end a long day. One of the only things that can completely ruin your nice warm shower is running out of hot water halfway through as the water turns ice cold. There could be a few

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5 Common Reasons You Have a Slow Drain

A slow drain can definitely be a pain! You wash your dishes, you brush your teeth, you take your shower… but the water just won’t go away fast enough! It’s enough to make you feel like you’re going to go crazy. Fortunately, a slow drain isn’t the end of the world, even though it can

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Do You Know the New (and Old) Types of Water Heaters?

If you’re a homeowner, you know the benefits of having a working hot water heater. Only a century ago, many people were forced to heat water on their stovetops or in fireplaces whenever they wanted to have heated H2O for cleaning, drinking and other purposes. Today, we can turn a spigot, saving time that’s better

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