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Thank you for visiting the Pete Fer & Son blog! Check back here monthly for new DIY project ideas, money-saving tips, and ways to get the most out of your plumbing and HVAC systems.

4 Signs You Need to Call a Plumber

Nobody particularly enjoys calling their plumber. Unfortunately, there are some times when problems in your plumbing that you will not be able to handle without the help of your plumber. It’s always better to be safe than sorry. If you notice any problems with your...
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Plumber Advice: 7 Garbage Disposal Don’ts

While you are cooking or you are cleaning up your dishes, it may seem so much easier to dump everything down your kitchen garbage disposal, but this really isn’t the best idea. It’s a common myth to think that anything can go down your garbage disposal. While your...
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4 Myths Debunked By Our Plumber

When it comes to plumbing, there are various myths floating around that are eventually going to cost you a plumber visit. You should always be careful with your plumbing to ensure that you don’t get any clogged drains or problems with your pipes. If you hear anything about...
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Plumber Advice: 4 Tips for Bathroom Remodeling

As we enter the new year, many homeowners are considering doing some bathroom remodeling. They want to refresh the look of their home and give their bathrooms a modern feel. We think that the new year is a great time to do this. Our plumbers have years of experience helping...
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DIY Plumber: Unclogging a Toilet

When your toilet is clogged, it can be a hassle. Most of the time, you could likely handle the toilet clog by yourself. This way, you don’t always need to be calling your plumber every single time your toilet is clogged. However, if you notice that your toilet seems to be...
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Common Reasons for an Emergency Plumber (and How to Prevent Them)

We realize that if you are in the middle of a plumbing emergency, you are likely already calling your local plumber. However, we also realize that no one wants to be in the middle of a plumbing emergency, especially when they can be prevented. There are some plumbing emergencies...
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The Dangers of a Cracked Heat Exchanger

One of the most dangerous problems that can occur with a furnace is a cracked heat exchanger. Many homeowners don’t even realize how dangerous it is to continue to use their furnace despite the fact that their heat exchanger is cracked. There is quite a bit of confusion...
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Fall Heater Maintenance Checklist

As we are in the full swing of fall, many homeowners are beginning to switch on their heaters. However, it is important to know that it isn’t a good idea to simply turn on your heater without doing a maintenance check. Your heater has been dormant for much of the spring and...
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4 Reasons You Need a Local Plumber on Speed Dial

We know that many people have the same kind of thinking about their local plumber that they do about their toilet. When they need it, they need it, when they don’t they really aren’t thinking about it. But maybe it should be more like how people approach their HVAC...
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