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How to Change a Drain Trap

Have you ever looked under your sink at the pipes? Probably not. However, the drain trap, which is comprised of the U-shaped pieces of pipe, is an important element of your sink drain. Without a drain trap, your sink would be unable to properly drain and your health would be at risk.

Within the curved section of the drain pipe, there is a plug of water that acts as a se

Winterizing Pipes Properly

Winterizing your home’s pipes is necessary if you live in a climate where the temperature can get near or below freezing. Frozen pipes can easily burst, causing serious damage. Here are some simple steps you can take to protect your home.

Step 1: Locate vulnerable pipes. The first thing to do in winterizing your plumbing is to pinpoint all areas where