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Why Does Your Drain Slowly Drain? Unraveling the Common Culprits

A slow-draining sink is typically caused by the accumulation of materials such as food, hair, and soap scum. You can usually solve these pro...

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Understanding the Causes of Pipe Corrosion – and How to Prevent It

Picture this: You’re about to kick off the day with a nice, hot shower, but when you turn the knob, only discolored water comes out. Or perh...

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Plumbing Mysteries: Why Does My Shower Drain Smell Like (Eww!) Rotten Eggs?

Luxury spa amenities can be over the top these days from the $5,000 Evian Bath in Miami (featuring 1,000 bottles of the French mineral water...

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The Different Types of Plumbing Pipes

Indoor plumbing may feel like a “modern invention” but the first hotel in the U.S. with the “luxury” of toilets and running water opened alm...

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Spring Cleaning: A Plumbing Checklist for Your Home

As spring approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the pipes and plumbing in your home. Taking some simple steps now can help prevent f...

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How to Make Your Plumbing More Eco-Friendly

Making your plumbing eco-friendly can help you save money and protect the environment as well. You’ll be surprised at how easy it can be. He...

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes & Tips for Quickly Mitigating Freeze Damage

A winter freeze can be especially harsh in Texas, leaving many homeowners dealing with the unfortunate consequence of frozen pipes. This can...

Do I Need a Water Softener?

When you think of calcium and magnesium, what comes to mind? Perhaps you think of the supplements you take - calcium to maintain strong bone...

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Lights! Camera! Sewer! When Do You Need a Plumber to Use a Video Scope?

If your plumber suggests the use of a camera in their services at your home or business, don’t worry, it doesn’t mean they are trying to go ...

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How to Prepare Your Pipes for a Texas Freeze

In 2021, winter storms in the state of Texas led to billions of dollars in damage. To avoid this situation, our team at Pilot Plumbing offer...

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