Aging galvanized pipes become so brittle that they usually have to be broken apart to be removed and replaced. For this reason, they are usually replaced piecemeal in older homes, with the relatively intact pipes left in place. Polybutylene: Heralded as the pipe of the future when it appeared in the 1970s, polybutylene pipe was introduced as a replacement for copper lines and saw widespread use throughout the 1980s. Unfortunately, the manufacturer was forced to pay out millions of dollars after a class action lawsuit alleging the pipes were defective. Although the manufacturer never acknowledged

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April 20th, 2018 by gtowsley Leave a reply Weve been talking about Google Home Services for some time now. Recently Google began to incorporate other services that take place outside of the home, into their Google Home Services platform. This allows for more industries to take advantage of the benefits offered by Google Home Service ads. If you are just tuning in, you may be wondering how Google Local Services ads vary from traditional adwords. Here is the breakdown and how you can benefit from running Google Local Services ads. How Do Local Services Ads Show Up in Search? One of the biggest

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Remedy: Consumers should keep this recalled product away from children and immediately contact The Clorox Companys Liquid Plumr call center for disposal and refund instructions. Consumer Contact: The Clorox Companys Liquid Plumr call center toll-free at 855-490-0705 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.liquidplumr.com and click on Important Safety Recall Notice for more information. Description: This recall involves three Liquid Plumr clog removing products, sold in 17 ounce bottles that are about 9 inches tall. The bottles have the Liquid Plumr logo and the name

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This eliminates the possibility of debris build-up within the valve. Die: Cutting device used to thread pipe. A set of these attach to dieheads, and mounted on a threader. Dielectric: A nonconductor of direct electric current. Diffuser: A device used to reduce the velocity and increasing the static pressure of a fluid passing through a system. Dip Tube: A tube inside the water heater that sends cold water to the bottom of the tank. Disposal Field: (aka septic drain field) An area containing a series of one or more trenches lined with coarse aggregate and conveying the effluent from the septic

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Hydro-jetting can clear away not only the usual source of clogs (hair, food waste, etc), but it can even break up tree roots and more substantial blockages. Since it scours the inside of the pipe, its also an effective means of removing long-term gunk, grease, and oil buildup as well as collected sediment that can restrict water flow and form the basis of future clogs. In addition to cleaning away built up materials, hydro-jetting is also powerful enough to wash away bacteria that settles in the pipes. While this is less of a problem in sewer drains than water lines, bacteria accumulation

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More often than not, clogged drains are a result of buildup hair, grease, soap, human waste, food, and other debris that collect over time. Store bought chemical drain cleaners used chemical reactions to unclog drains. The chemical mixtures in these cleaners give off noxious fumes, which are unpleasant for everyone as well as pets. If one drain cleaner doesnt work then the easiest step would be to try a different one, right? NO, when using these chemical drain cleaners, mixed chemicals can sometimes cause a cement like reaction. On the other hand if the chemicals being mixed are quick-tempered

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FeedSpot allows you to pull industry related articles into one central location so you can stay current within your industry. So rather than searching the internet looking for all this information, they feed that information directly to you. Pretty Cool! They look at industry related blogs, websites, etc, rates them in terms of content, how often they post new content and how they show up in the search engines. Thats the best way this blue collar guy can explain it. If you want more information on exactly what FeedSpot is I suggest you head over to FeedSpot.Com . Needless to say, I was ple

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and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.geappliances.com and click Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information. Units: About 222,000 (in addition, about 450 were sold in Canada) Description: The recall involves three models of GE Profile high-efficiency top-loading clothes washers. The washers come in gold, gray and white and measure about four cubic feet. GE Profile is printed on the front of the washers. The model number is located on the rear cover of the washers backsplash, above the water valve connections. Recalled washers have the following model and

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We are not yet expanding across the country, but that kind of thinking is coming into play, says Gary Eisenhauer, general manager, The goal (in 2018) is to expand quicker. Every month, we have a management meeting to determine if it is time to move forward or to slow down. In the process of expansion, Eisenhauer constantly will be culling male and female technician candidates for employment. The general manager says technical ability is not the first criterion he considers as he interviews job applicants. The first thing I look for in the recruiting process is integrity, he says. Thats because

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Cover the column and basin with plastic garbage bags to slow down evaporation. To remove the sphere form, just break it away (Photo 7). To remove the outer forms of the column and basin, simply slice the tape with a utility knife. To remove the blocks (F) inside the basin, cut the foam into sections with a drywall saw and break them out. Removing the column's inner form is a slower process; cut the foam with a drywall saw and pry out small chunks with a putty knife, and then cut some more. Tie the column to the base by joining the anchors with wire. Feed the tube into the column and set the

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