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Tub drain assembly repair - duncan plumbing

Tub Drain Assembly Repair

Toe-operated drain plug ♦There comes a time when every drain assembly needs to be replaced, say the experts at Duncan plumbing. The reason could be that the finish on the assembly has deteriorated, or the linkage is broken, or you want to make an aesthetic change from chrome to polished brass. For this type of…
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Toilet constantly running

Why Is My Toilet Constantly Running?

Toilet leaking water When it comes to troubleshooting gravity-flow toilets – one of the most overlooked problems is when the toilet doesn’t shut off completely. Customers describe hearing a hissing noise and say they see ripples in the bowl. These symptoms, according to the most referred Santa Cruz plumber, suggest a problem with the fill…
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Anchoring & how to level your dishwasher

Anchoring and How To Level Your Dishwasher

Dishwasher connections Three connections are needed for a dishwasher.  An electrical cable supplies 120 volts of power; a drain line runs to the trap or garbage disposer; and a supply line, hooked to a stop valve under the sink, brings water to the dishwasher.  In this tip, says the Santa Cruz plumbing experts, we will…
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Tankless water heater

What Is A Tankless Water Heater?

On-demand hot water Every day people use their water heaters; whether it’s taking a shower or doing a load of dishes, hot water is necessary to keep the house running. Unfortunately, the proof of this shows up on the power bill. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 30% of a homeowner’s monthly power charges…
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