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Top 7 Reasons NOT to Do Your Own Plumbing

Top 7 Reasons NOT to Do Your Own Plumbing

Maintaining and repairing your home can be pricey. Especially if you have to hire a professional every time. As a homeowner, you might try to do it yourself to save some cash. While it is true that home improvement stores offer a variety of tools for such activities...

How to Save Water in and Around Your Home

How to Save Water in and Around Your Home

Next to the air that we breathe, water is considered to be a highly critical element in terms of life preservation. It is often referred to as a “finite” commodity; this means – in short – that if it is not appropriately managed, shortages may occur. By engaging in...

How to Remove a Bathtub

How to Remove a Bathtub

Learning how to remove a bathtub is a relatively easy process, especially if you are a DIY savvy type of person. The bathroom is the most frequently used room of the home. There are many reasons why you may want to remove the bathtub. Perhaps, it is old and outdated...

How to Find Where a Leak is Coming From

How to Find Where a Leak is Coming From

While most leaks make themselves known immediately, there are some that are quite difficult to identify. When you spring a leak, you must catch it quickly and make immediate repairs. In this guide, you will learn how to determine exactly where a leak is coming from....

How Can I Tell If I Have Hard Water?

How Can I Tell If I Have Hard Water?

Water hardness is used to describe high levels of dissolved minerals. In most instances, these include magnesium and calcium; however, other minerals may be present, as well. When water is hard within a home (or, even a commercial or industrial structure), the soaps...

Copper vs PVC Pipes for Plumbing – Which is Better for the Home?

Copper vs PVC Pipes for Plumbing – Which is Better for the Home?

Residential plumbing projects are often viewed upon as highly challenging. When you take into account all of the options that you have – in terms of piping materials – the task may seem even more daunting. The most commonly utilized piping materials for home...

How to Unclog a Tub Drain

How to Unclog a Tub Drain

Quick Instructions Remove the Drain CoverRemove excess waterPour Baking Soda into the drainPour Vinegar into the DrainStuff a rag into the drain opening and wait a half-hourRemove the RagPour Boiling Water down the drain If you are reading this, chances are, you have...

Weird and Unusual Culprits of Clogged Drains

Weird and Unusual Culprits of Clogged Drains

Chances are, you will experience your fair share of clogged drains over the course of your lifetime. According to plumbing professionals, clogged drains rank in at number one when it comes to common plumbing issues. The most common culprits include hair clogs, food...

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Problems

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Problems

Plumbing maintenance is a critical component in homeownership. Common plumbing problems are bound to arise. The plumbing system is a unique collection of fittings, drains, valves, pipes, assemblies, and other devices installed within the home for the purpose of...

Does Your Toilet Make Noise Randomly? Phantom Flushing is the Culprit

Does Your Toilet Make Noise Randomly? Phantom Flushing is the Culprit

If you are reading this, it is quite likely that you have noticed strange and unusual noises coming from your toilet when it is not in use. Perhaps you hear a whistling noise. Maybe it is a whooshing sound. You may hear a gurgling sound. It could be that the toilet...

Should an Air Conditioner Be Turned Off When No One is At Home?

Should an Air Conditioner Be Turned Off When No One is At Home?

Now that warm temperatures have arrived and are impacting our day-to-day lives, many individuals are faced with the age-old question, “Should I turn my air conditioner off when I leave home, or leave it on?” Many believe leaving the unit on will increase their...

Mini Excavation and Concrete Cutting Services Available

Mini Excavation and Concrete Cutting Services Available

We here at Reynolds Plumbing and HVAC believe in providing our customers and those in our community with all of the necessary services available to construct, repair, and maintain their homes or businesses. In addition to a wide assortment of heating, air, and...