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If you’ve run into a plumbing issue in your kitchen or bathroom, call in the experts of Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing. We specialize in everything from dishwashers to bathroom spas! Why choose us for bathroom and kitchen plumbing repair? Our trucks are always fully-stocked, so we’re 100 percent prepared to tackle your plumbing…

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Most of us have encountered a slow drain at home or at work. But just because it’s a common issue, doesn’t mean it’s not a serious one. In fact, a slow drain could indicate a much bigger problem that could cause major damage and broken water pipes. If you have a slow drain in your…

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No matter where you live, water conservation is more important than ever before. This is especially true in the bathroom, where you’re probably wasting more water than you realize. For instance, did you know that by merely turning off the faucet while brushing your teeth you can save approximately four gallons of water? Below we…

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Common sense would have us believe that the bathroom — and, more specifically, the toilet — is the dirtiest area of the home. But according to recent research from NSF International, the toilet seat isn’t even one of the top 10 germiest surfaces in most households. No, your bathroom probably isn’t the worst offender when…

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New homeowners are quick to take the advice of their friends, family and neighbors. When it comes to your home’s plumbing, don’t believe everything you hear! Remember, just because something is “recommended,” doesn’t mean it’s true. 1. Grease can be flushed down the drain with hot water Fat, oil and grease are terrible for your…

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Did you know that household leaks add up to more than 1 trillion gallons of wasted water each year in the U.S. alone? If you’ve got a plumbing leak — even a minor one — you’re contributing to this colossal problem. Let’s take a look at the facts: About 10 percent of American homes have…

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We at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing are proud to offer top-of-the-line drain cleaning services in the greater Indianapolis area. We specialize in hydro jet drain cleaning, which breaks up clogs using a high-pressure stream of water. Let’s take a closer look at the hydro-jetting process and what sets it apart from traditional drain…

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Dripping faucets and other household plumbing leaks might seem relatively harmless, but in actuality they add up to a lot of wasted water. Water leaks are therefore not only bad for your wallet, but also for the environment! Check out the following eye-opening facts about plumbing leaks, courtesy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):…

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When remodeling your bathroom, one of the first questions you’ll be asked is where you want the toilet to go. Mounted on the floor? Attached to the wall? This is important because the water supply will be positioned accordingly. But chances are you’re not a bathroom renovation expert. Don’t worry — that’s why the specialists…

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When dealing with a minor blockage, unclogging a toilet probably isn’t as scary as you think. In fact, you may be able to get it done without a plunger or snake! Below, we outline a DIY (do-it-yourself) method from Angie’s List: 1. Figure out just how serious your clog is. Is the toilet slowly draining?…

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Considering remodeling your bathroom? If so, you’re probably aiming for an updated look and feel. So what’s currently trending in bath design? Below, we take a look at the latest styles and designs: 1. Decorative floor tiles Feature floor bathrooms are huge right now. Consider adding striking tiles to your new bathroom to offset simple…

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Plumbing problems are absolutely no fun. There’s just no better way to spin it. Well, no home problem is fun, really, but plumbing problems come with a lot of additional problems, and are just generally part of a home system that most homeowners would prefer to never think about. This is why prevention is key…

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Whether you’re trying to save money or you enjoy taking on home improvement projects, you may find yourself drifting towards do-it-yourself (DIY) solutions. Some plumbing issues can be solved on your own or with the help of a friend. However, it’s important to proceed with caution! Here are Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing’s top…

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As DIY (do-it-yourself) approaches continue to rise in popularity, you may be considering taking on future plumbing projects. Now, for some plumbing issues — like sewer line breaks and septic tank leaks — you’re better off calling a professional right away. But for minor problems, adhere to these simple DIY plumbing tips: When you have…

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With El Nino conditions expected, we in the greater Indianapolis area might just be in store for a warm, dry fall. Still, as we all know, when it rains, it pours. Are you prepared to deal with the potential for flooding? There’s no stopping a rainstorm, but there are steps you can take to prevent…

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Certain plumbing projects require specialized knowledge. One of those areas is natural gas line plumbing. Most Fishers homeowners understand plumbing as a line of services dealing with water and sewer systems. But in fact, there is much more to the profession—and gas plumbing is one of the specialties in the field. Now that you know…

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Not only are sewer backups extremely unpleasant, but they can also cause severe damage to your property and create an unhealthy environment. If you’ve ever had a blockage in your sewer main or service line, you know how foul a sewer backup is. There’s nothing pretty about finding that sewage has been forced back into…

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Drain cleaning is no simple task. You can try using a plunger or commercial drain cleaning products, but neither is guaranteed to work. In fact, you could end up damaging your pipes. Let’s take a closer look at why you should avoid do-it-yourself (DIY) drain cleaning: 1. It’s ineffective You might be able to remove…

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There’s almost nothing worse than losing a cherished piece of jewelry. This is especially true if it falls down the drain — a seemingly bottomless pit. Fortunately, sinks have a P-trap that comes in handy for retrieving lost earrings, necklaces, rings and knickknacks. All you need are tongue and groove pliers a a bucket to…

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Hot water heaters are something we all rely on in our Indianapolis homes—we may even take them for granted a wee bit. But with a system that is so out of sight and out of mind, it’s hard to tell when you need to replace without something going horribly wrong. Want to know when you…

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