How to Find a Broken Pipe in the Wall

Do you think you might have a broken pipe somewhere in the wall of your home? Finding a broken pipe hidden behind a wall can be a challenge, but it’s not impossible. If you do think you have a broken pipe somewhere, you should try to find it as soon as possible, because leaking water […]

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Water Heaters: Storage vs. Tankless

The two most common systems used to heat water in a home are storage water heaters and tankless water heaters. The main difference between the two is obvious: storage heaters store hot water in a large storage container until it’s needed, while tankless heaters heat water as needed on an on-demand basis. If you’re thinking […]

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How to Fix Common Toilet Flushing Problems

If there one appliance in the house that causes an immediate panic when it won’t work right, it’s the toilet. Whether the handle is stuck, it only flushes halfway, or it won’t flush at all, your first priority immediately becomes fixing the toilet. So let’s not waste any more time! Here are a few tips […]

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How to Save Water in Your Home and Reduce Your Water Bill

Living in the Chesapeake Bay area means that water conservation is especially important, so as not to drain our natural resources. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to save water, which can help reduce your water bill in turn. We’ve listed a bunch of ways to help you save water and reduce your bill. Go for […]

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No Hot Water? A Few Tips For Troubleshooting

The last thing you want on a cold winter’s morning is to step into the shower and be greeted by cold water. Here are a few pieces of advice for what to do when you don’t have any hot water. Troubleshooting Hot Water Problems Make sure the hot water heater has had enough time to […]

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Tips for Taking Care of Your Plumbing in Winter

Sub-freezing temperatures, ice, snow, school closings? It’s official: winter is here in Baltimore. And with it come concerns about frozen pipes and other plumbing problems that can happen as a result of extreme cold. Fortunately, you can prevent winter plumbing problems with some proactive home maintenance. Here are a few tips from Abbott’s Plumbing for […]

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5 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Water Heating Bill

Your water heating bill is a large chunk of your average utility bill and sometimes it seems impossible to lower it. There’s always more that can be done to lower those looming water heating bills. Buying a new energy efficient water heater is not always an option, although it would help in long-term savings. For […]

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How to Insulate Your Pipes

Winter arrives in Baltimore in two days, but the cold temperatures are already here. Are your pipes insulated? Insulating your pipes is an easy DIY project that you can tackle in a few hours on a weekend morning. Not only will it save you money annually on heating your water, it will also prevent your […]

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Garbage Disposal Issues

Two Big Myths About Your Garbage Disposal Have you heard any of these myths about the garbage disposal? Having garbage disposal issues? Read on to learn if the advice you’ve heard over the years about your garbage disposal is right or wrong. You might be doing more harm to your garbage disposal than you know. […]

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How to Unclog Your Bathroom Sink Without Chemicals

Is your bathroom sink clogged up? Before you reach for a bottle of chemical drain cleaner, try one of these clog removal methods. Chemical cleaners can be harmful to your pipes, especially with repeated use. So do your pipes a favor and forgo the cleaner, at least for now. Try one of these methods to […]

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