How to Clean a Plumbing Vent

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Before we discuss how to clean plumbing vents, let’s explain what a vent pipe is for in plumbing. Knowing what a plumbing vent pipe is for will explain why it’s REALLY important to keep your plumbing vent clean and unobstructed. What Is a Plumbing Vent? A plumbing vent, also known as a vent pipe, is…

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Verify Plumbing License in Tennessee

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When it comes to plumbing repairs or installations, hiring a licensed plumber is not just a recommendation—it’s a necessity. A licensed plumbing contractor possesses the necessary qualifications and adheres to local building regulations, ensuring the safety and reliability of the work they perform. If someone says they can do the work without a contractor’s license,…

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How Do You Use a Plumber’s Snake? Q&A with the Experts

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A plumber’s snake, also known as a drain auger, is an essential tool for clearing stubborn blockages deep within your plumbing system. Ideal for situations where plungers or chemical drain cleaners fail, it navigates through pipes, dismantling clogs caused by food debris, hair, and other obstructions. How Do You Use a Plumber’s Snake? To use…

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