Is Your Older Home A Ticking Time Bomb?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of new plumbers will surge 21% by 2022, which means there will be more than 80,000 new plumbing jobs. So why is our industry doing so well? We’re keeping busy with these 5 common sources of plumbing repairs. 1. Leaky Faucets and Plumbing Fixtures Up to 30% of toilets have some kind of leak. And since a single defective faucet dripping once every second will waste 3,000 gallons of water a year (and waste money with the utility company besides), it’s crucial to stop leaks and drips as soon as you find them. And that’s doubly true for Californians or any other region suffering through a drought. 2. Tree Roots The
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