Tag Archives: Plumbing

Rain, Flooding, and Septic Tanks

With all the rain we had last week I wouldn’t be surprised if a number of people were facing what they thought was a plumbing problem. In reality, perceived plumbing issues may have actually been the result of a saturated septic tank. Excessively heavy rain can saturate a septic tank with water, leaving the sewage nowhere else to go but back into your house. Can Too Much Rain Flood Your Septic Tank? YES, In times of heavy rainfall your septic […]

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Help! I’m Remodeling!

The moment of panic. You’ve finished tiling half of the bathroom floor, only to realize that you measured incorrectly and your tiles will not actually cover the floor evenly. We’ve all been there. That’s why when planning to remodel your bathroom you need to be aware of what NOT to do. Angie’s List has a practical list of five common mistakes that are easy to forget, but just as easy to avoid if we’re aware of them: 5 common bathroom […]

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The Luxury of Indoor Plumbing

In today’s modern era most of us equate living without indoor plumbing with living in the Dark Ages. We are vaguely aware that a leaky faucet is a definite first-world problem, but America is such a strongly first-world country that we don’t really think twice about it. But perhaps it’s time to look again. The Washington Post recently released an article with some shocking statistics. Fully 1.6 million Americans live without indoor plumbing in their homes: 1.6 million Americans don’t have […]

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Kitchen Remodel for Added Value

Looking to add value to your Manassas home? Some projects like roof replacement or finishing the basement really do add value, while converting the garage into a playroom probably won’t. Redoing the kitchen, however, is pretty much guaranteed to increase your home’s value: 5 Projects That Really DO Add Value To Your Property dding value to your home is easier to do than you think. You don’t have to wait for the real estate market to turn around and your […]

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