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10 Expert Ways to Take Care of Pipes and Drains

Of all our modern conveniences, indoor plumbing might be the one we most take for granted. Although we use our sinks and sewer system multiple times a day, they simply don’t require a ton of attention. And because plumbing lasts for decades, it’s rarely top of mind. When it is, it’s because there’s a problem: the nuisance of a clogged drain or a plugged-up toilet all the way to a disastrous sewer back-up.  Most homeowners can avoid a plumbing emergency

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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

Ten thousand dollars. That’s the average insurance claim related to “water damage and freezing,” according to the Insurance Information Institute. Each year, one in 50 homeowners will file such a claim—and we’re guessing that you, like all Springboro plumbing customers, would rather not be that “lucky” one. In fact, you’d rather not endure the hassle of any sort of insurance claim, let alone one that involves the word water. Of course, when it comes to preventing busted water pipes (or burst

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How to Reset an Electric Water Heater in Two Easy Steps

Picture this. It’s a subzero Monday morning. You’ve hit the snooze button six times—and if it weren’t for your spouse threatening to suffocate you in your sleep, you would’ve hit it a seventh time. Instead, you sigh deeply, toss back the covers, and scurry to the bathroom. You turn on the shower, wait for the glorious steam to bubble over the curtain, and hop in. And then, two milliseconds after you soap up, your nice hot shower practically turns to

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The Worst Things to Put Down Your Drain (based on actual experience)

OK, friends of JMK Plumbing, today’s post on the worst things to put down your drain is admittedly a bit self-serving.  Imagine this: It’s Thanksgiving day (it’s creeping up on us, you know), and you’re just sitting down for a lovely meal with your family. The turkey’s perfectly roasted, and everyone’s enjoying one another’s company (so far). You’ve just buttered one your grammy’s famous parker house rolls and gravied your potatoes. Aunt Fran has just launched into her annual political

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DIY Garbage Disposal Repair

Of all the plumbing mishaps that can happen in your kitchen, a suddenly uncooperative garbage disposal is one of the worst. Fortunately, even not-so-handy Springboro homeowners can often diagnose garbage disposal breakdowns—and even repair them. Before you call JMK Plumbing, let’s see if we can help you for free with these DIY tips. What’s That Smell? Most of the food waste you put into your garbage disposal will wash away. But over time, disposals collect residue on the underside of

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Thinking About a Tankless Water Heater? Read this First.

Oh, hot water, we adore you. The steamy showers, the sanitized dishes, the miraculously-white-again t-shirts. But here’s the deal: We’re starting to think our love is unrequited. After all, you tend to disappear quickly. Sure, we just started both the dishwasher and a load of towels—but is that really an excuse to run out on our kids’ bubble bath? Don’t their chattering teeth make you feel a tiny bit guilty? Really, hot water! What’s your problem, anyway? OK, OK—that’s a

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