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Too Much Water?

By Zachary Mikat Can there ever be too much of a good thing?  While we may have our doubts, it’s good to keep in mind all those times we’ve had a little too much “good” ourselves.  Take, for instance, the foodie fest that ended in groaning and agony, all because of the simple phrase, “Just […]

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How to Avoid a Flood and Keep things Looking New

My Pops always used to say there is a trick to every trade.  That is most certainly true when it comes to plumbing, so take a minute to look these over.  A little knowledge will definitely help you keep things looking nice, and protect your property as well. It seems like disaster always likes to […]

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Mystery Sounds – Part 2

Although we have spoken at some length about mystery sounds related to water hammer, there still remains a few more things to talk about.  Perhaps there is a certain fixture in your home no one is allowed to use because as soon as the handle is turned, the house goes into vibromatic massage mode.  An […]

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Mystery Sounds – Part 1

Every home seems to be filled with mysteries.  What exactly is that light switch supposed to turn on?  Is it normal for my house to creak like that?  Are scratching noises a bad sign?  The list goes on and on.  As an Upland plumber, Green Hippo Plumbing gets our fair share of mystery questions.  What’s […]

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Little Things Big Problems

It is interesting as we observe things in life.  It seems like the small things are the ones that cause the most problems.  In every project, there is at least one very small, seemingly insignificant obstacle, yet somehow it has the ability to demand large amounts of time and derail the mass of progressing work.  […]

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