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13 April Upper tank of a water softener system

How Does a Water Softener Work?

Posted by PlumbWize

If you live in a hard water area, chances are you’ve experienced these challenges:  The first two points on the above list are usually the most devastating. And this is where water softeners come in to save the day.  In this guide, we’ll answer the following questions: “What does a water softener do?” and “How does a water softener work? Read More

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06 April A porcelain toilet with dramatic lighting

How Long Does a Porcelain Toilet Last?

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Nowadays, most toilets are made of porcelain, a ceramic material processed through high levels of heat. Porcelain is the material of choice because of its durability, low porosity, and density. It is also preferred because of its smooth feel and sleek look.  Though porcelain is endowed with qualities that make it last, there comes a point when you need to replace your porcelain toilet. Read More

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18 March A bathroom plumbing rough in

How to Finish a Basement Bathroom With Rough-In Plumbing

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Finishing a basement comes in many stages — even more so if you are adding a bathroom.  The addition of a bathroom is highly recommended if you’re converting your basement into a bedroom, guest room, or rentable unit. But even if you’re just turning it into a recreation room or hobby room, having a bathroom will provide added convenience. Read More

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04 March Acrylic vs. cast iron bathtub side by side

Acrylic vs. Cast Iron Tubs: Pros and Cons

Posted by PlumbWize

The main difference between acrylic and cast iron tubs is their makeup. Cast iron is inherently heavier than acrylic, and they cost more; however, they are also more durable and require less maintenance. Finding the perfect bathtub is an essential part of creating a spa-like experience, right in the comfort of your own home. Read More

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18 February A porcelain sink that has hairline cracks needing porcelain sink repair

How to Repair a Porcelain Sink Crack

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Seeing unsightly cracks on your porcelain sink? If the cracks are cosmetic, this is an easy fix— one that you can safely do yourself. However, some cracks may mean that your sink needs replacement.  This guide talks about porcelain sink crack repair and how to recognize when a porcelain sink needs replacement. Let’s get started! Read More

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