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5 Plumbing Problems Costing You Money. Money being washed down the drain.

5 Plumbing Problems Costing You Money

February 28, 2024

In actuality, this way of thinking can be a costly mistake, as problems rarely disappear on their own. They typically evolve into a larger and more expensive plumbing dilemma. Our Ken Griffin plumbers recommend addressing concerns when you initially notice them to help you save money in the long run.

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How Can I Avoid a Plumbing Emergency? Damaged leaking water tap hose in the bathroom of house, flat or other place. Plumbing concept.

How Can I Avoid a Plumbing Emergency?

February 16, 2024

Plumbing emergencies may seem like spontaneous events that happen without warning, but that’s not always the case. They typically start as minor issues that grow bigger over time. As the plumbing problem balloons, it offers clues about the nature of the impending emergency.

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What Should I Do About Frozen Pipes?

January 31, 2024

Taking the time to implement these preventative steps can positively help you avoid frozen pipes, which could be a costly situation.

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Do I Need a Plumbing Inspection?

January 17, 2024

The whole idea of a plumbing inspection is to head off any potential plumbing issues in your Columbia home––to avert a disaster or costly repair.

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Why Do My Drains Keep Clogging? Happy Woman Using Plunger In Kitchen Sink At Home.

Why Do My Drains Keep Clogging?

December 20, 2023

Whether you’re dealing with a clogged drain, burst pipe, or sewer line problem, our plumbing professionals are here for you. We can take care of any plumbing problem or concern and work hard to help prevent issues from occurring in the first place. Give us a call!

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Why Get a Water Filtration System?

December 13, 2023

As a Columbia homeowner, you invest thousands of dollars in your plumbing system. But how much money have you spent improving the quality of your drinking water? Installing a high-tech toilet, steam shower, and touchless faucets may tremendously improve how you experience water in your Maryland home, but they do not enhance water quality. Replacing…

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Video – How Much Water Does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

November 27, 2023

A leaky faucet is a fairly obvious sign that there is something wrong with your plumbing. Signs include soggy floors, foundation cracks, water meter changes, or a mildew smell. One leak in itself doesn’t mean you need new plumbing necessarily but frequent leaks could be a sign of an aging pipe system.

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How to Prevent Frozen or Burst Pipes This Winter

November 13, 2023

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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How to Prevent the Pipes in Your Home From Freezing. A frozen pipe.

Video – How to Prevent the Pipes in Your Home From Freezing

October 30, 2023

Insulate the pipes in your home on exterior walls or in unheated areas such as crawl spaces, garages, basements, and attics. Turn off the inside water shut-off valve that provides water to your outside spigots or hose bibs. Drain each line by opening the spigot until it stops dripping and then turn off the spigot. Use a faucet cover to insulate the outdoor spigot and further protect it from freezing. Seal windows or any cracks that would bring in a draft.

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What Is a Plumbing Inspection? Happy electrician working at a house and smiling while writing on a clipboard.

What Is a Plumbing Inspection?

October 16, 2023

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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