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Dreading Bathroom Repair Services? Take These Preventative Steps!

preventative maintenance in your bathroom lets you focus on the important stuff, like familyAs long as water is running from the faucets and straight down the drain, your bathroom is certainly in fine working order… or is it?

In many ways, the bathroom is a center point of your home. Many major systems such as plumbing, water supply, electrical, drainage and ventilation all come together in your bathroom. Without a properly-functioning bathroom, all these systems can be affected in some way.

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Bad water pressure? Plumbing services can help.

You might not think about water pressure every day, but you certainly miss it when it’s gone.Plumbing services can ensure great water pressure from your shower

Water pressure is the force which keeps the sink, shower, garden hose and toilet flowing strongly. It’s the reason you can take a long, relaxing shower and blast food off the dishes in the kitchen sink. Without adequate water pressure, a powerful stream reduces to an inadequate dribble – and we all know just how useless a weak stream of water can be. Sometimes, the total opposite is causing the problem: alarmingly strong pressure can make the sink or shower unusable.

Water pressure isn’t exactly an easy problem to diagnose. Some issues may be more basic, while others may call for extensive plumbing services. If you’re experiencing inconsistent or low water pressure, what could be causing the issue, and why should you call a plumber instead of tackling the problem yourself?

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Don’t panic! Learn when you truly need emergency maintenance

Lightning striking behind home, possibly triggering emergency maintenanceImagine coming home from a long day, ready to relax, unwind and spend an evening with your family, only to find that something has gone seriously awry in your home. Anything from a burst pipe to a broken door to an can cause a gigantic mess, and these unpleasant surprises are downright stressful or even panic-inducing.

Sure, we may expect home damage or broken appliances during a thunderstorm or hurricane, but home emergencies aren’t just related to the weather outside. Pushing off less-urgent repairs, lack of regular care or just plain old age: any and all of these will contribute to the “perfect storm” that  might send any element of your home into a tailspin. What’s worse than the problem itself, however, is being caught without a plan in place.

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And Now A Few Words About Your Septic System

nice home with grass lawnWhen your septic line gets clogged, there’s no such thing as get-to-it-when-you-can. It’s a serious matter. Sinks and tubs stop draining, there may be unsavory insects in your basement, and worst of all: that smell. Yuck. Why does this happen?

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Gas Leak? HomeSquare To The Rescue!

gas burnerHelping customers take better care of their homes- that’s really what it’s all about for us. It’s particularly gratifying when we can come through in an emergency situation. When customer Molly S. in Greenwich discovered a gas leak from her hot water heater, she quickly pulled up the HomeJotter app and entered an emergency service. HomeSquare was on the scene within the hour, and the issue was resolved that same day.

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Reasons You Should Service Your Hot Water Heater

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Everyone loves hot water. Hot water tanks, however, are a neglected and forgotten part of your home’s plumbing system. Until the day they fail, that is. Then, it’s an emergency. Taking care of your hot water heater is not hard. Whether you do it yourself or hire professionals like HomeSquare, regular maintenance can extend its life and expose any problems before your hot water fails. Order this service.

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Keeping Your House Above Water

flooded house

Like many of the 50+ services performed every year under the HomeSquare Essentials plan, cleaning underground drain lines, traps & downspouts is one of those classic homeowner responsibilities which never gets done until it’s too late.

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A Flooded Basement Can Kill A Home’s Value

finished basement

This winter has exposed all the cracks in our houses. Many of our basements suffer from high moisture levels- sweating walls, moldy smell, or actual water accumulation are all symptoms of a basement in need of some attention. Whether your basement is finished in high style or a simple storage area, problems like these require prompt attention; if untreated they inevitably grow worse.

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