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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.

Factors That Contribute to Sewer Line Replacement Costs

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / May 5, 2022

Soil conditions, material, and design determine how long your sewer line lasts. You must replace your sewer line at the end of its lifespan to prevent environmental pollution. You may also need to replace a sewer line due to catastrophic damage. Below are some factors that determine the amount you need for the replacement project.…

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Factors That Determine the Costs of Bathroom Additions

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / May 5, 2022

An additional bathroom increases your house’s resale value and personal comfort. What is more, a bathroom addition is not as expensive as most people think. The exact installation cost will depend on different factors, such as the following. Bathroom Location Your new bathroom’s location determines how much work you need for the installation. Below are…

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An Overview of Electric Versus Gas Water Heating

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / April 13, 2022

Electricity and gas are some of the most popular energy sources for residential water heating in the United States. Each energy source has its pros and cons, as well as standout features. Analyze your home and needs to help you choose the best energy source. Below are the major areas in which gas and electric…

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Parts You Will Likely Replace During a Water Heater’s Lifespan

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / April 12, 2022

Water heaters have definite lifespans, just like other plumbing appliances. Your water heater will experience parts failure as it nears the end of its lifespan. However, some parts of the water heater might fail before others. You can replace such parts to prolong the heater’s lifespan. Below are parts of the water heater you may…

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Why a Professional Contractor Should Replace Your Damaged Sewer Line

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / April 12, 2022

Some plumbing problems always require professionals’ involvement. For example, you should always leave sewer line replacements to professional contractors. Below are the top reasons the contractors are the best for the job. They Know the Best Techniques to Use Plumbing contractors use different methods to replace damaged sewer lines. The traditional method involves excavating the…

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4 Plumbing Upgrades to Consider for Your Family Bathroom

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / February 23, 2022

The family bathroom is an essential part of your home. Yet, many homeowners overlook their plumbing systems until an issue arises. Instead of waiting for a broken toilet or clogged shower, consider taking a proactive approach. Investing in plumbing upgrades will increase comfort and boost the value of your property. And with a skilled plumbing…

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Sweating Water Pipes: Contributing Factors and Dangers

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / January 21, 2022

Some plumbing pipes, appliances, or fixtures behave as if they are sweating. You may notice beads of moisture or even actual drips on such plumbing surfaces. The process may look normal and harmless, but it can have serious repercussions for your house. You may stop the sweating if you know why it occurs in the…

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Top Plumbing Problems That Require a Professional’s Help

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / January 21, 2022

Should you leave some plumbing jobs to a pro? The growing number of DIY videos and seemingly simple home improvement tutorials online make it seem like anyone can fix any plumbing problem. But this isn’t always true. Before you try to detect, diagnose, or fix a potential plumbing system issue, take a look at the…

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4 Items Included in Home Plumbing Inspections

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / January 12, 2022

A home purchase is still one of the smartest investment decisions you can make. For your investment to pay off, the property you choose has to be the right one. A professional home inspection can help you identify underlying issues. One critical aspect that homebuyers might overlook is the state of the plumbing system. If you plan…

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Residential Hard Water: The Meaning, Effects, and Solutions

By Spartan Plumbing Inc. / January 12, 2022

Many people have heard the terms hard and soft water, but few know the differences between the two. However, you need to know if your water supply is hard, the significance of the hardness, and whether you should do something about it. The following is a brief overview of all these issues. The Meaning of…

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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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