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Plumbing Fixture Costs UP We’ve all noticed prices going up, whether it’s at the gas pump or the grocery store. Our plumbing supply houses have all announced price increases. The prices we pay for water heaters, filtration systems, even toilets, faucets, piping, and sealants, all have gone up in the last six months. Some costs […]

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On a recent trip to the dentist, I ducked into the rest room before what promised to be a lengthy stay in the dental chair. I set my purse (unzipped, natch) on the sink and turned away. Next thing I knew, I heard the faucet turn on. NO NO NO Nooo! My purse had fallen […]

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A case right out of our customer files: recently, a new customer called us after they had just had a different contractor finish a full bathroom remodel in their basement. Right after the work was completed, the laundry tub and floor drain in the basement started backing up. They called us, and after attempting to […]

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Any international travel plans in your future? You might want to check out the bathrooms in your destination. In Japan, for example, some education in how to use the public restrooms can be helpful. Pictured here is the control panel for a toilet common in public restrooms. If ya gotta go, how do you flush […]

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Ahhh – Springtime finally comes to the Twin Cities! And with spring, more people are looking at and buying homes. Before you get all starry-eyed about what seems to be the perfect home for your family, take a closer look at the plumbing. Most of us don’t like to think about water coming in and […]

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Spring Will Be Coming! Even if it doesn’t feel like it now, all that snow out there will be melting soon. We’ve got 20 more inches from this weekend too! Add those lovely April (and probably May) showers, and many homeowners will need to be concerned about basement flooding. It’s time to check out your […]

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If you had the money to buy whatever you wanted, what would your bathroom look like? Here are some ideas.   For just 1 Million Euros (about $1.5 million dollars), you can have a quartz crystal bathtub from the Italian company Baldi. It’s carved from a single piece of rock crystal found in the Amazonian […]

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Everyone who owns a home, whether it’s a single family home, townhouse, or a condo, will need a plumber at some point. Sometimes it’s as simple as a clogged drain or toilet, or perhaps you want to remodel a bath or kitchen. Maybe your home is older and an inspector tagged your main water valve […]

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In 1954,¬†Einstein wrote a letter to the editor, published in a New York City magazine. In the letter, he was quoted: “If I would be a young man again and had to decide how to make my living, I would not try to become a scientist or scholar or teacher. I would rather choose to […]

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“Plumber” and “Plumbing” are words that you may wonder where they come from. It originated with the Roman Empire, with the word “plumbum” meaning lead. They did all of their conduits and drain systems¬†in lead pipe – which is not used in today’s jobs. Lead leaches into the water supply and is dangerous for public […]

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