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How to Protect Your Home During Storm Season

It’s hard to ignore flooding news that has been making headlines across the country. With the Atlantic hurricane season reaching its peak in mid-September, many homeowners are understandably concerned about the water … [Read more...]

6 Benefits of Whole House Water Conditioning

hink about all of the different ways you use water in a single day. A cool glass from the tap. A steamy shower, washing your clothes, running your dishwasher. As essential as water is to your daily life, you may not … [Read more...]

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Blocked Sewer Pipe: 4 Signs You Can’t Ignore

A blocked sewer pipe can send raw sewage flowing UP into your house — disgusting! Nearly as nasty, sewer line replacement costs between $5,000 and $10,000! For these reasons, a clogged sewer line is a plumbing disaster … [Read more...]

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5 Signs of Basement Mold

Basement mold is a homeowner nightmare! But what is there to truly hate about these unsightly colonies of fungus? Here’s a refresher course: Mold destroys the stuff you store in your basement. Mold can cause … [Read more...]

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Water Heater Noise: What YOU Need to Know

Is your water heater making noise? Then you’ve come to the right place. An annoyance and a sign of possible damage, water heater noise demands your attention. Since Benjamin Franklin Plumbing are your local water … [Read more...]

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7 Common Home Water Leaks

You're sitting in your living room reading a book, or playing solitaire on your tablet, all of a sudden you notice a stain on a ceiling — that's new...and frightening. You know that the simple discolored spot means … [Read more...]

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Reverse Osmosis Water Filter: Six Unbeatable Benefits

You need to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. You don’t want a soda or a Gatorade—you want a cool, refreshing sip of water. Do you grab a bottle of water? Or would you rather the simplicity of pouring a healthy, … [Read more...]

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Clean Your Toilet Plunger: a How to Guide

Wondering how to clean your toilet plunger? Good question. Your toilet plunger does a dirty job — wanting to clean it is only natural. You keep the rest of your bathroom clean and healthy, so why does your toilet … [Read more...]

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Sewer Line Camera Inspection: 4 Benefits

Sewer line blockages are some of the messiest, most costly plumbing disasters possible. Issues of this magnitude call for a unique high-tech solution. That’s why Benjamin Franklin plumbers use a sewer line camera to … [Read more...]

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Blocked Sewer Line, A Home Owner Horror Story

Some of the scariest stories are the ones in which people are innocently going about their day only to have a scary monster creep up behind them. What if this monster lived in your house and you’ve been feeding him for … [Read more...]