Plumbing Articles

How to Prevent Frozen or Burst Pipes This Winter

November 13, 2023
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With winter weather just around the corner, it’s critical for Columbia homeowners to understand the risks and dangers of frozen or burst water pipes. According to the website CostHelper, the average cost to repair a burst water pipe can be $900 with other water damage repairs added on top of that amount.

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What Is a Plumbing Inspection?

October 16, 2023
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At Ken Griffin Plumbing, we recommend an annual plumbing inspection for your Columbia home. Many homeowners pass on the inspection not realizing its importance in your regular home maintenance.

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Prepping Your Plumbing for Winter

September 26, 2023
Prepping Your Plumbing for Winter. Small boy putting on his boot with his mother standing by carrying a baby boy at front door of eco cabin.

Imagine this winter, sitting in your Columbia home by the fire, looking out the window at the falling snowflakes while sipping your hot cocoa with marshmallows. Life is good. It is good, that is, until you hear the loud rush of water somewhere in your Maryland home.

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What to Do if Your Main Line Drain is Clogged

September 13, 2023
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After all, who wouldn’t worry when they see water piling up in their home? The truth is this could be a sign of a serious problem—a clogged main line drain.

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 What Problems Can a Leaky Faucet Cause?

June 15, 2023
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Water is dripping from your Clarksville home’s faucet—but how serious is the situation? Truthfully, even a little drip could lead to a big problem!

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6 Common Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

May 11, 2023
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Whether it’s a clogged toilet or a slow-running drain, plumbing problems are never fun. With the growing do-it-yourself mentality and the access to a great deal of how-to information online, it can be tempting to try to resolve your plumbing issues on your own. 

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