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Plumbing resources & FAQs

Home plumbing issues can cost you and your family a significant amount of time and money, and they can be a real nuisance in the process. On top of that, it can be hard to find information about plumbing issues online, especially if the issues are minor and may not require the work a professional plumber. That’s why we’ve created these helpful and informative how-to guides. Our articles are designed to keep you informed on the inner working of your home plumbing system so that you don’t have to hire an expert every time you spot a leak or a clog. We are constantly adding to our library of resources so that our readers can educate themselves, feel empowered, and ultimately save on home service costs.

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Plumbing Basics: How Your Home Plumbing Works

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Plumbing Glossary: Plumbing Terms You Need to Know as a Homeowner

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When do I need a plumber? Here are five reasons to call

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How to unclog a drain – A guide to unclogging sinks, showers, & more

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Plumbing tips and helpful information

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How to choose and install a whole home water filtration system

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Need Help?

However, often times a plumbing issue can be severe and require special tools and parts in order to fix. If this situation arises in your home, feel free to contact a Petro Home Services plumber who will offer expert advice and support throughout the process of diagnosing, addressing, and fixing your plumbing issues. We offer services across all home plumbing issues, including clogged drains, leaky faucets, and sinks, and appliance repairs such as dishwashers and garbage disposals.