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Common Plumbing Code Violations To Be Aware of

Building codes are created with the primary purpose of keeping people safe when they are in offices and homes. When it comes to plumbing, there are specific codes that you should follow to ensure that all your plumbing works are safe. Many people don’t realize that they have violations simply because they’re not aware of what constitutes a violation. These are three plumbing code violations you should know about. 1. Improper Bathroom Venting Standards require that bathrooms have fans that remove smells and steam from the bathrooms via a vent. This vent either goes to the roof or the side
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Common Plumbing Issues People Try To Fix But Shouldn’t

Household DIY projects can help you save money and learn valuable skills for around the home. However, when it comes to addressing plumbing issues, there are some problems you shouldn’t try to fix yourself. Even if you’re familiar with the basics of plumbing, attempting to tackle even simple plumbing problems could lead to greater expenses down the road or put you at risk of becoming injured. If you have significant plumbing problems in Newton, KS, Graber’s Plumbing & Heating can help. Here are three plumbing problems that you should consider hiring a professional to fix. 1. Roots in Pipes Over
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How To Know If Your Gas Line Is Frozen

The natural gas or propane supplying fuel to your home does not freeze. A temperature of negative 296.7 degrees Fahrenheit is necessary to freeze natural gas. However, your gas line can become blocked by frozen water. Your gas supplier takes care to ensure that the gas does not contain moisture that can freeze. Unfortunately, water can enter a line during installation or subsequent repairs. If moisture has infiltrated the line, then that water can freeze and disrupt gas flow. Is It a Frozen Gas Line or Broken Furnace? After heat loss alerts you to a problem, you can easily tell
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3 Tips to Avoid Costly Winter Plumbing Leaks

Winter brings with it cold temperatures that can damage your home’s plumbing. Frozen pipes, leaks, and breaks are all common problems our plumbing technicians fix during the winter months. Luckily, you can lower the odds of experiencing plumbing leaks by preparing your home for winter. Here at Graber’s Plumbing & Heating, we know all about protecting plumbing systems for homeowners in Newton, KS, with our pipe repair and replacement services. Here are a few helpful tips: 1. Protect Your Pipes From Freezing Most homeowners are familiar with the dreaded phenomenon of pipes bursting during winter, but do you know what
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