What is the Best Way to Conserve Water During a Shower?

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What is the Best Way to Conserve Water During a Shower?

Did you know that the type of shower head installed in your bathtub or shower can impact water usage?  Ever wonder what are the best types of shower fixtures to help reduce water waste? Picking the right product can be difficult, especially when trying to decide between water pressure comfort and water conservation. Don’t worry, we’ll explain the different types … Read More

What Is In My Tap Water?

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What Is In My Tap Water?

You should know what’s in the water you consume every day. Since the year 2000, there hasn’t been a SINGLE contaminant added to the list of regulated chemicals under the Safe Drinking Water Act. To make matters worse, the standards used to determine whether or not a chemical harmfully effects a water source haven’t been updated since 1974! And in … Read More

Tips for Cleaning Your Sink Disposal

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Tips for Cleaning Your Sink Disposal

Even if your sink looks clean, it doesn’t always mean it is.  Using your sink throughout the day isn’t enough to keep your drain clear of debris and bacteria.  If you’re not regularly cleaning your sink disposal, you may experience blocked drains or bad odors.  Here are some simple tips for cleaning your sink disposal that you can try today … Read More

How To Unclog A Toilet

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How To Unclog A Toilet

Just the title of this article probably makes you cringe, right? Dealing with clogged toilets is an unpleasant mess for a homeowner to deal with, but you’re bound to run into it eventually. You’ll want to be prepared for this type of emergency and know what to do (or not do) to keep the toilet from overflowing. Jerry Seinfeld once … Read More

How to Prevent Kitchen Sink Leaks

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How to Prevent Kitchen Sink Leaks

Whether coming from the faucet fixture above your sink, or the drainage pipes below, a leak is bad news. Major leaks can cause a big mess that damages your belongings and takes hours to clean, while small leaks can almost be worse because they are difficult to notice and can carry on for weeks before their cumulative effect becomes impossible … Read More

Does Your Home Have a Hidden Plumbing Leak?

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Does Your Home Have a Hidden Plumbing Leak?

These are signs that your home’s plumbing may be leaking When it comes to plumbing issues, a plumbing leak can create other problems around the house. Often times, plumbing issues can be hidden from sight and may go unnoticed for months.  If your plumbing is leaking, the sooner a plumber can repair the leak, the better. Take a look at … Read More

Benefits of Whole Home Water Filters

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Why should you consider installing a whole home water filter? According to a 2009 study, Las Vegas drinking water is among the worst in the United States. It is filled will pollutants such as chlorine, arsenic, and lead. Your family could be consuming these pollutants every day. According to another recent study, Arizona’s drinking water isn’t much better. This is … Read More

How to Tell It’s Time for a New Toilet

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How to Tell It’s Time for a New Toilet

There are many signs of a faulty toilet. Knowing what to look for prevents you from developing greater expenses caused by water damage. Here are five things that often indicate that your toilet needs to be replaced by a professional plumber. Warning Sign #1: You Keep Having to Repair the Toilet If you always have to replace parts or have … Read More

4 Tips for Building a New Bathroom

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4 Tips for Building a New Bathroom

  There are times when you want to redesign your bathroom space. Whether you are adding on a new bathroom to your home or you are renovating your current bathroom, any kind of construction is difficult and complicated. That’s why we’re here to help. There are some things that you can do to make the entire process easier. Take a … Read More

The Six Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

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The Six Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

Our speedy 24/7 emergency service is yet another reason why Plumbing By Jake is your go-to source for heating, cooling, plumbing, and refrigeration repair. Here are six of the most common plumbing emergencies that families and businesses alike experience. Overflowing toilet Whether your toilet is clogged or has a malfunctioning float mechanism, the first step to take is shutting off … Read More