Why Do Clogs Seem to Happen More During Winter?

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3 Reasons Why Plumbing Clogs Happen More During Winter Clogs within your plumbing system can show up at any time, and they’re always annoying and inconvenient. However, you may have noticed that these occurrences tend to happen more during the winter than in any other season. This is the case for many households, but most […]

5 Reasons You Have a High Water Bill

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Taking hot showers during the chilly winter months in Dayton can cost you a lot of money. If you become aware of how you waste water, you’ll have an easier time keeping your water bill low. The following information reveals five factors that affect your water bill. 1. Toilet Is Leaking or Running Continuously A […]

Common Plumbing Problems That Occur in the Winter

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Winters here in Dayton can be beautiful, but that doesn’t mean that they’re easy to deal with. Freezing temperatures as well as snow and ice storms can pose many problems for residents in our area. One reason why our team at Buckeye Plumbing is busy during the winter is that cold temperatures can cause many […]

Sump Pump Maintenance Tasks That Should Never Be Ignored

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A sump pump plays an important role in a home, and that device could be your last line of defense against serious water damage. While most modern sump pumps are designed to withstand quite a bit of wear and tear, they also require regular maintenance. Properly maintaining your sump pump is going to give you […]

Common Well Line Issues and Repairs

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We don’t usually think about our wells and the accompanying well lines unless there is a problem. When that problem arises, it can be very inconvenient to deal with. The good news is that you don’t have to deal with this situation alone. The team at Buckeye Plumbing is here to come to your rescue. […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Water Heater

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Because water heaters are generally low-maintenance, and they run quietly in the background, it can be easy to forget about them. As with many of the best things in life, we may not appreciate just how much a water heater does for us until something goes terribly wrong, so it’s important you don’t neglect it. […]

4 Tips Professional Plumbers Want You to Know

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Faults in your plumbing system can be frustrating for homeowners. You can take practical steps to minimize the risk of costly repairs from recurring plumbing problems. Here are four critical issues your plumber wants you to know. 1. Dispose of Grease in the Trash One common misconception about grease is that it flows through the […]

4 Ways to Prep Your Septic Tank Before Summer Arrives

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Your septic tank is built to last for many years, but it can require a high level of maintenance over time to continue functioning properly. One of the most important times of the year to prep the septic tank is prior the summer season before all the activities begin and you start spending time at […]

Situations Homeowners Face That Call for Sewer Line Repair

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Sewer line problems present a frustrating and potentially hazardous situation for Dayton, OH homeowners. In addition to the unpleasant smell and the inevitable mess it leaves, sewer problems are especially frustrating to homeowners since it can be hard to accurately identify the cause of the problem. Sewer line problems can arise for many reasons. Whether […]

5 Steps to Take When You Have a Sewer Backup

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Most people aren’t expecting to have a sewer backup occur in their home, but this is a common problem. Unfortunately, sewer backups can cause a significant amount of water damage and can lead to a lot of loss. If you have a sewer backup, there are a few important steps to take on your property […]