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Rooter Medic Offers Special Sewer and Drain Services to Pittsburgh

Rooter Medic Offers Special Sewer and Drain Services to Pittsburgh

Rooter Medic uses the latest in sewer and drain equipment, technology, and solutions in order to provide effective and efficient service. Their services are designed to address clogs, backups, pipeline breaks, and root intrusions, as well as to repair plumbing systems. Some services provided by Rooter Medic include sewer and drain cleaning, video inspection, tree root removal, and trenchless sewer replacement. Rooter Medic also addresses plumbing problems related to sinks and toilets, such as deep-rooted clogs and sewage backup. Each type of sewer issue can be properly detected through a sewer video inspection.

Pittsburgh Plumber, Mr Rooter, Offers Expert Plumbing Advice On How To Choose The Right Size Drainpipe

How To Choose The Right Size Drainpipe

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) December 11, 2012  -- “You must pick a drainpipe diameter large enough to keep the fluid from slowing down (you need at least 2-ft. per second) and to allow air in the pipe at all times,” says Mr Rooter. Bob Beall, master plumber and owner of Mr Rooter Plumbing, offers free expert plumbing advice daily to consumers in the Southwest Pennsylvania and Northeast Ohio region.

“Practically speaking, there are four different pipe diameters to work with: 1 1/2 inch, 2 inch, 3 inch, and 4 inch,” says Beall. Mr Rooter recommends staying away from 1 1/4 inch because its small diameter can become easily clogged and fill with water.

“There are very complicated tables the consumer can use to help choose minimum pipe diameters, but the following simple tips will keep you out of trouble,” says the most referred and trusted plumber in Pittsburgh and Youngstown.

Top 5 Plumbing Emergencies You Can Fix

When the plumbing system breaks down, it can be aggravating and cause you to call a plumber which means you will have to wait for a long time for service as well as spend money to fix the problem. Instead of passing the problem off to a plumber, you can handle a few issues yourself. Below is a step by step guide which will help you learn how to handle different plumbing emergencies.

Clogged Drains

One emergency that can be annoying is a clogged sink drain. A sink drain can clog easily and shut down your home operations. You will not be able to wash dishes if your sink is clogged. To fix this problem, us a plumber's snake to try and clear the area. This should work or you can try a mixture of vinegar and baking soda to eliminate the issue. Take half cup of baking soda and 1 cup of vinegar, pour down the drain and chase it with boiling water. This should clear the area and get you back in operation.

Avoid the Bad Type of Black Friday

Avoid Bad Type of Black Friday

Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) November 14, 2012 -- Household drains are like Swedish people, under-appreciated until they’re clogging. The Thanksgiving season is here which means goodbye office and hello family, friends and great food. As families spend time together and enjoy one another, household plumbing systems are required to work overtime.

A house full of guests during Thanksgiving may be the straw that breaks the camel’s back — assuming the camel’s back an aging, home plumbing system. With more people underneath one roof, every pipe bringing water in, or waste out, is going to be working overtime. While this alone won’t necessarily cause a new problem, it may very well exacerbate a small, unnoticed problem.

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