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How to Reset an Electric Hot Water Tank in Two Easy Steps

Picture this. It’s a subzero Monday morning. You’ve hit the snooze button six times—and if it weren’t for your spouse threatening to suffocate you in your sleep, you would’ve hit it a seventh time. Instead, you sigh deeply, toss back the covers, and scurry to the bathroom. You turn on the shower, wait for the glorious steam to bubble over …

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The Worst Things to Put Down Your Drain (based on actual experience)

OK, friends of ClearView Plumbing, today’s post on the worst things to put down your drain is admittedly a bit self-serving. Imagine this: It’s Thanksgiving day (maybe this is a bit too familiar), and you’re just sitting down for a lovely meal with your family. The turkey’s perfectly roasted, and everyone’s enjoying one another’s company (so far). You’ve just buttered …

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How Hydro-Jetting Can Help Your Drain Problems

Most homeowners experience “ugh” moments in their kitchen or bathrooms occasionally: slow-draining tubs, gurgling sinks, mystery smells wafting from the general direction of the garbage disposal. Usually, some good old-fashioned DIY maintenance takes care of minor problems. (Baking soda and vinegar’s our favorite.) But if you’re experiencing frequent back-ups, recurring odors, ongoing sluggish drains, or noisy pipes, even in just …

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Why Water Isn’t Always Good For You

Most of us were taught that we should drink at least eight, eight-ounce glasses of water every day. That’s basically two liters of the stuff. But what if water isn’t always good for you? If we could insert a record scratch sound here, we totally would—because that’s probably what just happened in your head: What do you mean water isn’t …

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Worst Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

How to Avoid Costly (and Dangerous) Consequences of Playing Plumber With the dawn of YouTube and Pinterest, most of us have tried—and failed—at a DIY project or two (or 27). Regardless of our past “nailed it” moments, we’re nevertheless tempted to take DIY to a new level when we think it’ll save us serious cash—plumbing problems included. OK, maybe you …

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Properties of an Effective Drainage System

If your plumbing system is doing its job properly, it should dispose of liquid waste promptly and hygienically. Every fixture, including a wall-mounted tap, should have drainage facilities to prevent the accumulation of wastewater and spillage. Waste should be removed quickly from each fixture by a system of drainpipes that will prevent any further human contact or home damage from …