Becoming a Licensed Plumber in Maryland

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In the Waldorf, MD area, plumbing licenses are regulated by the Maryland State Board of Plumbing. Plumbing is one of the most regulated licensures of all the trades. That’s because plumbing mistakes not only affect the owner of the property, but also those in the neighboring areas. Plumbing mistakes can even lead to hazardous conditions. […]

5 Plumbing Maintenance Tips to Reduce Repair Expenses and Utility Bills

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Your plumbing can develop faults at the most unexpected times. The best way to avoid expensive repairs is to take care of your plumbing system. Use these five maintenance tips to keep your plumbing efficient throughout the year. 1. Fix Leaks as Soon as Possible Statistics suggest that water leaks are responsible for approximately 1 […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Garbage Disposal

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Garbage disposals make working in the kitchen and keeping a sink drain clean much simpler. However, they only continue working well when you know how to maintain your equipment. Consider these suggestions on proper maintenance of your garage disposal. Be Careful What Goes Into the Disposal The first step to maintaining your disposal is to […]

Where to Look for Leaks in Your Home

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Waldorf, MD has mild temperatures in the warmer months but can experience freezing temperatures in the winter. As soon as the temperature drops, you risk the pipes in your home freezing. Once they thaw, they can leak gallons of water into your home. It’s easy to see some of the places where you might have […]

7 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

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As plumbers in Waldorf, MD, we fix all kinds of plumbing issues with toilets and clogged sewage drains. The majority of these issues are direct results of people flushing things down the toilet that they should not. Enjoy the beautiful Waldorf spring weather and the city’s cherry blossoms instead of having to deal with a […]

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Repair Your Own Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals are relatively complicated appliances, and a lot can go wrong with them. If you’re dumping grease or potato skins down the disposal, you’ll likely have constant problems with clogging. In addition, garbage disposals comprise several components, so it’s easy for issues to arise even when you’re careful. While you may be tempted to […]

4 Reasons Why a Sump Pump Is Good for Your Home

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Here in Waldorf, MD many of the homes that have a basement have a sump pump system. Sump pump systems are used to move water away from the home during wet weather events. While many people have sump pumps, many homeowners do not understand just how beneficial having a sump pump in their home can […]

Preventative Maintenance That Will Save Your Plumbing System

As a Waldorf homeowner, you know that there are always maintenance tasks and minor repairs that lurk on your to-do list. However, that list of chores is often viewed as things that you can put off or even eliminate when life gets too busy. But there are a few plumbing chores that are essential to […]

Can Corrosion Destroy Your Water Heater?

It might shock you to learn that over 75% of the homes in the United States have what is considered hard water. That means there is an excessive amount of minerals in the water. And unfortunately, those minerals do some significant damage to your home’s plumbing system, especially the water heater. But sadly, you might […]

What Could Be Causing Your Home’s Low Water Pressure?

It is not uncommon for the water in your Waldorf home to decrease over time. It happens very slowly, and it is often hard to pinpoint the start of the problem. But frequently, you will finally be forced to address the issue when you notice that the change is now significant. It might be the […]