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At Spartan Plumbing Inc., we want your plumbing to run smoothly at all times, and we know that a little bit of knowledge can go a long way towards maintaining your plumbing. Browse through our blog posts below to stay on top of your plumbing, and be sure to call us if you have any questions.

3 Plumbing Problems You Shouldn’t Try to Solve On Your Own

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / July 12, 2021

There are plenty of jobs around the house that a dedicated do-it-yourselfer can tackle independently, but plumbing is a trade that requires tremendous skill and knowledge. As with many maintenance tasks, diagnosing a plumbing problem can often require the most significant amount of time, effort, and experience. Making the wrong diagnosis can lead to expensive…

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4 Situations Where Your Plumbing Could Put Your Health at Risk

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / June 16, 2021

Plumbing system maintenance and regular repairs aren’t just about convenience and efficiency. Poor maintenance, an aging plumbing system, or other issues can sometimes cause plumbing problems that could increase health and safety risks in your home. Discover four situations where your plumbing could put your health at risk.   1. Dry P-Trap Letting Sewer Gases…

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4 Plumbing Issues That Attract Pests

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / June 10, 2021

Pest problems can cause multiple headaches for homeowners, from property damage and spoiled foodstuffs to worries about diseases. Termites, cockroaches, rodents, and other unwanted guests gravitate toward ready sources of food and water. Unfortunately, plumbing problems may offer both. If you struggle to control a pest issue in your home, you may need to determine whether…

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4 Plumbing Tasks to Tackle During a Kitchen Remodel

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / March 12, 2021

The kitchen serves as the heart of many homes. An outdated kitchen can detract from the value of your property and create inconveniences when you prepare meals. A kitchen remodel is the perfect way to improve the appearance and function of a dated kitchen. Homeowners often focus on picking out new cabinets, countertops, and flooring…

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A Homeowner’s Guide to Plumbing Traps

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / March 12, 2021

One important part of every home plumbing system is the plumbing trap, also known as a p-trap. Many homeowners believe that the purpose of a p-trap is to catch debris that falls down a drain before it travels into other plumbing system pipes. However, plumbing traps, are actually designed to block the entry of sewer…

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3 Plumbing Complications a Camera Inspection Can Detect

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / February 22, 2021

Inspection cameras are an innovative tool that allow plumbers to see inside the pipes of a residential plumbing system. The camera is attached to a long flexible pushrod that can be inserted into the pipes to visually inspect the integrity without having to dig, jackhammer, or cut into the drywall. A live image is projected…

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“We had a clog that overflowed the toilet. I called this morning and Mark was out within a couple hours. He explained what needed to be done and was very courteous and informative. I hope I never have to invite Mark over again, but he’s the one I’ll call if I’m ever in need of plumbing services.”

— Trisha R.

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