Common Household Plumbing Problems That Can Lead to Mold Growth

Posted on August 14th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Household leaks can be frustrating. They waste water and can lead to additional plumbing complications like staining, water damage and wear and tear — but did you know that plumbing leaks can also encourage mold growth? Any damp environment is a breeding ground for mold. Here are a few of the most common plumbing problems […]

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What Happens When Your Air Filter is Dirty?

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

When was the last time you changed your HVAC unit’s air filter? If it’s been a while, you might want to make that your next weekend DIY project. It’s important that homeowners remember to swap out their air filters once every three months, but you should check it every month when your system is in […]

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How to Hide Your Outdoor Condenser

Posted on August 9th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Your air conditioning system is essential on hot summer days. However, while it plays a very important role in keeping your home cool, many homeowners find the outdoor condenser to be an eyesore. If you plan on hosting a lot of outdoor gatherings, or you’re just looking for a way to improve your outdoor landscape, […]

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What Is The Best Toilet Bowl Cleaner?

Posted on July 29th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Your toilet is one of the dirtiest places in your home — and it’s often also the least favorite spot to clean. But before you rush out to the store to pick up a toilet cleaner, you’ll want to keep a few things in mind. Here are a few toilet cleaning do’s and dont’s. Avoid […]

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How to Save Energy and Cool Your Home More Efficiently

Posted on July 26th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

While the summer months can be full of outdoor BBQs, time spent by the pool and days at the park, we sometimes need relief from the heat. Unfortunately, our wallets don’t always love the cost of keeping our homes cool. Here are a few tips to help you cool your home more efficiently for less […]

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Why Is My Central Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

Posted on July 20th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Air conditioning is essential on hot summer days here in the Twin Cities. So when homeowners experience problems with our central A/C units, we know that it can be frustrating. Here are a few reasons why your air conditioning system your air conditioning system might be leaking water. Why Your A/C Leaks Water: Your Condensate […]

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Do You Need a Dehumidifier?

Posted on July 17th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Humidity can make our homes feel a lot warmer than they actually are. But how do you know if you need to turn up the thermostat or if you need to adjust your home’s humidity? Here are a few signs that you’ll want to look out for. Signs You Need a Dehumidifier: You Have Mold […]

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5 Household Items You Shouldn’t Be Flushing Down Your Toilet

Posted on July 13th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

A clogged toilet is a frustrating (although common) home plumbing problem.  Fortunately, there are ways to prevent this issue from affecting your home — by knowing what you can and cannot flush! What many people do not realize is that flushing anything that isn’t toilet paper or waste is a no-no.  In fact, even products […]

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How to Handle a Plumbing Emergency

Posted on July 10th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Burst pipe? Leaking water heater? Clogged toilet? Plumbing emergencies aren’t just frustrating, they can be messy, too. However, when you know how to handle an emergency, you are better equipped to minimize damage AND minimize frustration. Here are a few tips to help you handle plumbing emergencies at home. Steps to Take In An Emergency: […]

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Why Are Liquid Drain Cleaners Bad for Your Drains?

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by Dean's Plumbing

Slow draining sink? Think twice before running to the store for liquid drain cleaners! Although commonly used, these cleaners are actually dangerous and can cause a lot of problems for your drains down the line. Not convinced? Here are a few reasons why they are so bad. They are toxic. Liquid drain cleaners are made […]

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