When to Seek a Professional for a Clogged Toilet

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We all have busy schedules, and long lists of things we’d rather be doing than fixing a clogged toilet, but life doesn’t always go according to plan. Sometimes it is necessary to call a professional, and at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, we are here to help you when that time comes. We make the ordeal as quick and painless as possible … Read More

When Does a Clogged Drain Require Attention From a Professional Plumber?

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Although the typical response to a clogged drain is often a do-it-yourself fix, this approach can lead to much greater problems. The two most common clog-busting solutions used by homeowners or renters are liquid drain cleaners or a plunger, but don’t expect either method to work all the time. Liquid Drain Cleaner Dangers It’s not uncommon for people to turn … Read More

Do You Think Tree Roots May Be Invading Your Sewer Line?

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Do You Think Tree Roots May Be Invading Your Sewer Line? If you’re a homeowner, you very likely know the joys that come with owning your own property—and the trials as well. One of the most frustrating and potentially costly homeowner problems is tree roots invading the sewer lines, growing unchecked until they do serious damage to your pipes and … Read More

What To Do If Your Garbage Disposal Stops Working

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What To Do If Your Garbage Disposal Stops Working It’s frustrating when your garbage disposal suddenly stops working. Sometimes it’s an easy fix by the homeowner, but make sure you never put your hand down the drain when trying to repair your disposal. You never know when the impellers will start spinning! Here are some things you can try before … Read More

Make Sure Your Sump Pump Is Correctly Installed

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Make Sure Your Sump Pump Is Correctly Installed If your home has a basement or crawlspace, there’s a good chance you’ll have moisture problems and/or flooding. The American Society of Home Inspectors has estimated that over 60% of homes in the U.S. have problems with below ground wetness. The Federal Clean Water Act of 1987 requires sump pumps to be … Read More

Regular Plumbing Maintenance Now Can Help Avoid Major Problems Later

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Regular Plumbing Maintenance Now Can Help Avoid Major Problems Later Many people almost never think about their home’s plumbing system because the majority of it is hidden behind walls or inside cabinetry—out of sight, out of mind. Only when a serious problem occurs is consideration typically given to incorporating plumbing maintenance into their schedules. By allowing Benjamin Franklin Plumbing to … Read More

Piping System Options

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Piping System Options After decades of use, a home’s pipes can begin to wear out. Repiping is a major investment, which requires knowing a little about piping system options. Our pipe repair team at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Springfield explains the most common types of residential pipe materials and the benefits of each type so that you can make an informed decision. PVC Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) … Read More