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Professional Plumbing Tips

Check out the most recent articles from Franklin Plumbing & Drain Cleaning for professional plumbing tips and more from our team of experienced plumbers.

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3 Signs Your Water Heater is Due for Replacement

If you are like most homeowners, your water heater plays a very important role in you and your family's daily lives, providing you with a great deal of the comfort and convenience that you have come to enjoy. As such an important aspect of your home, it goes without saying that you want to do everything in your power to keep your water heater functioning properly and in good condition, but like most other mechanical devices, the lifespan of your water heater is finite, and eventually, you are going to find yourself in need of a replacement… Read More


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How to Maintain Your Water Heater

It is a good idea to take precautionary steps to maintain your water heater. This will help to ensure that it lasts longer and also provides you with peak performance for the duration. At Franklin Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, we like to offer our local Columbia customers more than just superior workmanship, we feel providing solid advice is also important… Read More


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Drain Jetting – An Option During Freezing Temperatures?

This is an important topic to discuss, because what happens is that homeowners fail to schedule this service, due to cold weather. Drain jetting is essential for helping to prevent build ups that, eventually, lead to slow or clogged drains. Putting this off until spring could be detrimental to your plumbing system, so it is a good idea to learn what you need to know about this process and how the weather may impact it. … Read More


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4 Tips To Help You Prepare Your Plumbing System For Winter

Now that fall has finally arrived, and winter is right around the corner, it is time to start putting some thought into what needs to be done around your house to prepare for the coming cold weather. While there are a number of areas that can benefit from your attention this fall, your plumbing system should be right up there near the top of the list. … Read More


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Store-Bought Drain Cleaners vs. Professional Drain Cleaning Services

Your plumbing system's drains need to be in great shape in order for your plumbing to work properly, so when you need to have your drains cleaned, you need to know that you're getting the best work possible. Compared to professional drain cleaning services, store-bought drain cleaners are much less effective, they're often toxic, and they can end up doing more harm than good to your plumbing system … Read More


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When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

Water heaters are almost always under stress, and they are very rarely switched off. So there’s no way to predict when a serious problem may occur with your water heater, and unless you pay close attention to the appliance, you may need a replacement when you least expect it. Still, even if you stay up on the repairs and maintenance, you will eventually need to have your home's water heater replaced. It’s extremely convenient to know that you’ll need that replacement ahead of time … Read More


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How to Fix a Leaking Faucet

If your faucet drips constantly or leaks at its base, it could be a problem that stems from other more serious issues with your faucet, pipes, or plumbing. There are a number of different issues that can lead to this problems, including corroded pipes, defective gaskets, or mineral deposits, so knowing how to fix a leaking faucet is a useful skill for any Columbia, SC homeowner to learn … Read More


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Store-Bought Drain Cleaners vs. Professional Drain Cleaning Services

Your plumbing system's drains need to be in great shape in order for your plumbing to work properly, so when you need to have your drains cleaned, you need to know that you're getting the best work possible. Compared to professional drain cleaning services, store-bought drain cleaners are much less effective, they're often toxic, and they can end up doing more harm than good to your plumbing system …

Read More

When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

Water heaters are almost always under stress and constantly in use, so unless you pay close attention, you may need a replacement when you least expect it. Still, even if you stay up on the repairs and maintenance, you will eventually need to have your home's water heater replaced. It’s extremely convenient to know that you’ll need that replacement ahead of time …

Read More

4 Tips To Help You Prepare Your Plumbing System For Winter

Now that fall has finally arrived, and winter is right around the corner, it is time to start putting some thought into what needs to be done around your house to prepare for the coming cold weather. While there are a number of areas that can benefit from your attention this fall, your plumbing system should be right up there near the top of the list.…

Read More