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How to Diagnose a Tank Water Heater Problem

Typically, you can tell if your traditional tank water heater is malfunctioning if you experience a lack of hot water. But pinpointing exactly what is wrong can be tougher. Here are some symptoms you can look for to start the process: Is the water hot for a short time… Read More

You’ll “Tank” Yourself for Going Tankless

We’ve all been there. You turn on the water and go take care of an errand in the house while you wait for the water to warm up. Basically, the hot water has to travel from your water heater tank to the shower or tub you want to use. Read More

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Springtime Sump Pump Problems

Here’s what to look for to determine if your pump needs replacing Plus SAVE 15% NOW on the installation of a new sump pump for a limited time (now thru June 30) Your home’s sump pump is designed to remove water from the foundation of your home… Read More

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Pipes lead in and out of your home, so proper preventative steps should be performed in both areas. Here are a few tasks to perform that can help protect your pipes during cold weather: All outdoor hoses should be disconnected; stagnant water lying around in a hose can potentially freeze… Read More

How to Plunge a Toilet — Like a Pro

Do you know how to plunge a toilet? Imagine you’re facing down a clogged toilet: dirty water close to the rim, a mass of paper and #2 nastiness blocking the drain. One more flush will overflow the toilet, flooding your bathroom. So, do you know how to plunge a toilet… Read More

6 Benefits of Whole House Water Conditioning

Think about all of the different ways you use water in a single day. A cool glass from the tap. A steamy shower, washing your clothes, running your dishwasher. As essential as water is to your daily life, you may not actually know much about your water. And we don’t… Read More

5 Signs of Basement Mold

Basement mold is a homeowner nightmare! But what is there to truly hate about these unsightly colonies of fungus? Here’s a refresher course: Mold destroys the stuff you store in your basement. Mold can cause health problems (particularly if you suffer from a respiratory illness like asthma). Mold hurts your… Read More

Water Heater Noise: What YOU Need to Know

Is your water heater making noise? Then you’ve come to the right place. An annoyance and a sign of possible damage, water heater noise demands your attention. Since Benjamin Franklin Plumbing are your local water heater experts, we can explain why your water heater is making noise, what that… Read More

Vacation Home Plumbing

Your first weekend getting away to the vacation home…pure heaven. However, a plumbing disaster can turn your slice of heaven into pure agony. How bad could it be? Imagine several burst pipes spewing water or someone catching a respiratory infection from bacteria in your plumbing. A plumbing emergency can cost… Read More
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