Entries by Janet Stolth

The Insurance Industry Increases the Deductible for Water Damage Claims Caused by Poly B Piping

Was your home built throughout the late 1970s to mid-1990s? Chances are your home plumbing was installed using polybutylene piping, otherwise known as “Poly B.” Issues have surfaced with Poly B piping, and it’s becoming so problematic that home insurance industries, like BCAA, are making changes to insurance policies related to the type of plumbing […]

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Drain Cleaning for a Healthy and Safe Home

The fall and winter months can be hard on your drain system, with debris like dirt and leaves potentially building up and clogging your drain. It is important to plan for maintaining your drain tiles by properly cleaning them every 12 to 18 months. Doing this can lead to significant cost savings down the road, […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for your Home!

Do you have any New Year’s resolutions this year? This month, we’re sharing some plumbing resolutions that are easy to achieve in 2019. JJ’s Plumbing’s 4 home improvement resolutions: Renovate or update your bathroom or kitchen! It’s easy with our support. What are you waiting for? You’ve been wanting to upgrade your kitchen and/or bathroom […]

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Prepare Your Plumbing for the Winter Season

We’ve definitely started to notice the temperature shift this season (though, it might not quite look like this snowy photo yet)! Before it gets too cold with freezing temperatures, it’s a good idea to take action and prepare your plumbing for the winter months. When water freezes and becomes ice, it expands. This causes pressure […]

Is Drain Cleaning Really Worth it this Fall? You Bet!

With your plumbing equaling an average of 15% of the value of your home, your drainage system should be one of the first priorities. Fall is a good time to take the necessary steps to prevent clogging of your drains, causing possible damage to your property. Both fall and winter seasons lead to more debris, […]