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Rental Property Plumbing Maintenance Checklist

Plumbing is an essential system in a rental property because it affects its habitability. As a landlord, you are responsible for maintaining the plumbing system. It can be worrisome to receive frequent calls from your tenants complaining about plumbing issues in the house. There are several reasons you should take

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A kitty under the driveway is worth 2 in the bush!

When it comes to helping those in our communities, A-1 is always trying to go the extra mile – or in this case, the extra-kitty!! We received a somewhat frantic call from our friends at The Pet Connection, and they explained that 2 kittens had crawled into a cavity under

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Four Summer Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Plumbing Tips For Your Kansas City Home Good maintenance helps prevent expensive plumbing problems from cropping up. To prevent major maintenance hassles, and to keep small problems from turning into costly ones, follow these summer plumbing tips: Check your washing machine hoses – Hot summer temperatures may lead to more

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How to Maintain Your Septic Tank

Do you know how to maintain your septic system? With septic tank replacement running between $3,000 and $7,000, it’s important to keep your system in the best possible condition. Fortunately, it’s not hard to take care of it, if you follow a few simple tips. First, though, let’s quickly review

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Why Plumbing Makes Burping Sounds

Are you hearing strange sounds come from your plumbing, such as hissing, gurgling or burping? If so, you’re probably wondering why this is happening. Unusual, inexplicable gurgling and hissing noises can usually be traced back to a pressure imbalance that is caused by the water that flows through the pipes.

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Stay in Touch with A-1 Sewer & Septic Service Inc.

For well over four decades, A-1 Sewer & Septic Service Inc. has offered premier service throughout Kansas City. The family-owned firm handles a wide range of services – including drain cleaning, pump tank service, septic tank repair, and more – for residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Because our goal is

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What is PEX Piping and is it Right For Your Home?

PEX piping, also known as cross-linked polyethylene, comes from different production methods (such as the Peroxide method), and is a form of plumbing tubing that is increasingly being used in commercial and domestic piping systems, for heating and cooling, and insulation for high-voltage electrical cables, even potable water systems. It

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Types of Plumbing Pipes

As with many things in your home, your piping will not last you forever. Your pipes may last you a long time, but after years of use, it is likely that they will need to be replaced before they begin to leak. Knowing what types you have in your home

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Your Guide to Common Winter Plumbing Problems & Tips

With Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas, and other holidays, winter is starting to get in full swing, and the large parties and vast amounts of cooking that homeowners are looking forward to are sure to come. With all the guests using your faucets, toilets, hot water, and practically every part of your

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