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How to Identify Orangeburg Pipes in Older Homes

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When it comes to the sewer systems of older homes, there’s one type of pipe that stands out due to its distinctive characteristics: Orangeburg pipes. These pipes were commonly used in the mid-20th century but are now notorious for their susceptibility to deterioration and damage. So, how do you know if you have these pipes […]

Avoid Putting These Things Down Your Drain to Prevent Clogs!

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Clogged drains can be a nightmare to deal with. They can lead to slow water drainage, unpleasant odors, and even costly plumbing problems. What causes clogged drains are often everyday items that we mindlessly let slip down the sink or toilet. In this blog, we’ll explore the common culprits behind clogged drains and provide you […]

5 Signs You Need Sewer Line Repair

A woman using a plunger in a clogged kitchen sink.

As a homeowner, it’s essential to keep your plumbing system working correctly. One crucial aspect that you need to pay attention to is your sewer system. A broken sewer line can be incredibly detrimental to your home and health, given that it can threaten the cleanliness and hygiene of your living environment. Keeping an eye […]

How Much Does Drain Cleaning Cost?

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A clogged drain is not only annoying but can be a real headache, especially if left unattended. While some homeowners may choose to DIY, others prefer to have a professional plumber handle the job. If you’re one of those considering professional drain cleaning services, you probably have a few questions. For instance: how much does […]

How Long Do Air Conditioners Last?

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It’s an unfortunate truth: every appliance and system in your home will need to be replaced at some point. One day, you might wake up to find your washing machine no longer working like it’s supposed to. Or maybe, you might realize the refrigerator has been failing to keep your food fresh. The exact same […]

4 Alternatives to Using a Chemical Drain Cleaner

Try these Drain Cleaning Methods Instead When your drains get clogged, the first thing that comes to mind is probably using a chemical drain cleaner. However, there are many alternatives to using these harsh chemicals. In this blog post, Plumbing & A/C Medic will discuss four of those alternatives. We will also provide tips on […]

Why Does My Drain Smell Bad?

Drain Odors Explained Do you have a smelly sink or shower drain? If so, you’re not alone. Many people experience this issue, and it can be caused by a variety of things. In this blog post, we will discuss the most common causes of bad-smelling drains and how to fix them. We’ll also provide some […]

Why Water Heater Installation is NOT a DIY Job

Water Heater Installation is Not a DIY Job If you’re in the market for a new water heater, you may be tempted to try and install it yourself. After all, it seems like a pretty straightforward job, right? Wrong. Installing a water heater is a complicated process that should be handled by a professional. Here’s […]

What is a Bidet and How Does it Work?

All About Bidets What is a bidet? A bidet is a bathroom fixture that is used in addition to, or to replace toilet paper. They are prominent in countries where toilet paper is not commonly used. Bidets can be either standalone fixtures or as an addition to your toilet. They come in several different styles […]

Orangeburg Sewer Pipe in Tempe

THE PREVALENCE OF ORANGEBURG IN TEMPE, AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW… Because Orangeburg pipe is so common in Tempe, the City of Tempe posted this article and interactive map to educate residents. It does a great job explaining what Orangeburg pipe is and why is of concern. In short, decades ago, many sewer lines were constructed […]