Licensed Master Plumber vs. Non-Licensed Plumber

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Q: I have a clogged drain. Should I look for a Master Plumber or will a regular plumber be just as good? A: Plumbers, like many professions, come with varying levels of training. Traditionally, there are three levels of plumbers: Level 1: Apprentice An Apprentice Plumber is at least 18 years old, has a high school diploma (or equivalent) and works under the mentorship of a Journeyman Plumber for 4...
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Death of a Water Heater – Not as Sad as You Think

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a.k.a. “How to Jump-Start an Overdue Basement Makeover” Note: Janet Murphy is the monthly blog writer for Allied Reddi Rooter. After years of writing about water heater replacements, she finally has one of her own. Below is her blog-a-monial. Sunday, October 8, 2017 11:47 am • Notice water leaking from under the water heater tank. • Verify the pilot light is still lit (it is....
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$25 Kroger Gift Cards for every Allied customer

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We can't thank our customers enough for their trust... Well, maybe we can thank you a little more though. Going on through November 22, 2017, when you hire Allied for any plumbing repair, you will receive a $25 Kroger Gift Card (just in time for Thanksgiving). It's simple to get your gift card > Call Allied: 513-396-5300 > Get an instant quote > Hire Allied because of our great low price ...
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Flushing: It’s for Water Heaters, too!

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Few things are better than a hot shower on a cold morning. As we head into the cooler months, a little water heater maintenance can go far to keep your hot water flowing. Note: The information below only applies to standard, tank-style water heaters. If you have a tankless water heater, contact a qualified professional for maintenance tips. A mini-flush clears away the crud Over time, sediment can...
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Save a Buck - Winterize Your Plumbing Early

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From toilets to pipes and drains, a little Fall preparation is crucial to successfully avoiding frozen pipes this winter. It looks like another beauty of a weekend.  Seems like a good time to tackle a few plumbing winterization items. Prevent frozen water pipes -- minimize your risk with a few steps: In cold rooms, open the under-sink cabinet doors to keep warmer air circulating around the wa...
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Part III - This Old Kitchen – Mixing Vintage + Modern = Real Value

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This is the third installment in our 3-part series entitled “ This Old House has Charm but This Old Plumbing Stinks” that explores the old house plumbing in a modern world.  Kitchens are the heart of every home; a cheery and well-functioning kitchen brings joy to all who enter.  For kitchens that are 15 or more years old, a makeover is money well-spent. Below are a few though...
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