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Blog posts packed with plumbing tips to live healthier, save money and protect your hard-working plumbing from emergencies.  Read our featured blog post here.

Prevent Basement and Bathroom Leaks From Turning Into Floods

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing | August 15, 2018
Basements and bathrooms are among the most common home areas for flooding. There are plenty of steps you can take to help prevent leaks from turning into full-blown floods.
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What to Do If You Have Rusty Water in Your Home

Does your water look cloudy orange or reddish in color? Is your tap water leaving a reddish-brown residue in sinks? Chances are, your water heater tank or house pipes are rusty. While it does not look appealing, the EPA reports that rust in water does not cause any immediate health concerns. However, any sign of rust […]
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How to Remove and Prevent Basement Mold

How to Remove and Prevent Basement Mold

Basement mold can take over during hot, muggy summer months. Here’s how to remove and prevent basement mold.
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Why Water Softeners Have to Work Harder in Summer

Hard water is water that has a high mineral content. These minerals can build up inside your appliances and cause problems.
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Don’t Let April Showers Put a Damper on Plumbing Performance

April showers bring May flowers. But they also bring basement flooding, leaks, mold, and other plumbing hazards that can put a real damper on your water pipe performance. Luckily, a little preventative maintenance can go a long way during the rainy spring season! Follow these steps to help prevent water damage. BEFORE A RAINSTORM Invest […]
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