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What is a Pressure-Assist Toilet?

What is a Pressure-Assist Toilet?

Generally speaking, residential toilets are models whose functionality depends upon gravity flow. These units have the potential of using up to 5 gallons of water each time they are flushed. Not only are these old-fashioned, but they are also highly inefficient –...

What Causes the Pilot Light on a Water Heater to Go Out?

What Causes the Pilot Light on a Water Heater to Go Out?

If you are reading this, it is quite likely that you have experienced the inconvenient and frustrating issue of finding that your hot water is cold. If you have a gas water heater, chances are, the issue is a case of your pilot light going out. The good news is, that...

Why Does the Water in My House Stink?

Why Does the Water in My House Stink?

If you are reading this, it is quite likely that you are experiencing the unfortunate event of smelly water emerging from the various faucets throughout your home. At first, you probably did not realize exactly where the smell was coming from. You likely searched high...

How Do I Fix a Clogged Downspout?

How Do I Fix a Clogged Downspout?

Few people realize it, but rain has the potential to be highly destructive – especially to our homes. Gutter systems are critical in ensuring that the water from the rain is moved from off the roof and away from the home and relocated out so that the structural...

Why is the Water Level in My Toilet Low?

Why is the Water Level in My Toilet Low?

If you are reading this, chances are, you have just flushed your toilet and have found that it stopped short of completely filling up the bowl. Seeing that low water level in the toilet can result in a massive amount of stress and concern. This is especially true if...

What is Drain Line Scale?

What is Drain Line Scale?

Drain line scale is a common plumbing issue that stems from water with exceptionally high levels of minerals. Examples of these minerals include magnesium and calcium carbonate. As these minerals move through the pipes of the plumbing systems, they start to build up...

How Do I Determine the Size of Furnace I Need for My Home?

How Do I Determine the Size of Furnace I Need for My Home?

As you embark on the journey of purchasing a new furnace for your home, you will quickly find that it is a challenging endeavor. Not only do you have the option of purchasing various brands, numerous makes, an assortment of models, types, efficiency ratings, and...

What’s Wrong with My Electric Hot Water Heater?

What’s Wrong with My Electric Hot Water Heater?

Have you stepped into your shower and found that you are unable to get any degree of hot water? Have you nearly burned your hands attempting to wash them in your sink? Have you noticed water emerging from your electric hot water heater? Do you hear strange and unusual...

2021 Turkey Drop

2021 Turkey Drop

G101.3 and Scarette Pyrotechnics have teamed up again for the 2nd Turkey drop and here are some pictures of it here at Reynolds Plumbing.