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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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As we get ready to head into summer and dust off our ACs, you may find yourself in a predicament. If your air conditioner is not running up to par, you’ve got to consider whether you’re in need of repair or replacement. First, we’ll take a look at when you should repair. Keep in mind…

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Lots of homeowners have to repair or replace their sewer line at some point. Today, we’re lucky enough to have “no dig” trenchless technology, which has rendered sewer line excavation outdated. Just 15 years ago, a sewer repair was something to dread. According to Angie’s List, “traditional methods can be disruptive, displacing landscaping and hardscaping,…

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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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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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When not properly maintained and cared for, your home’s plumbing can become a real money-eater. Want to cut back on your water usage and save cash in the process? Then adhere to these money-saving plumbing tips: 1. Listen for leaky faucets. Hear a constant drip-drop from the kitchen sink? It’s not exactly harmless. “A leaky…

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Slab leaks are fairly common here in the Indianapolis area. A slab leak — also known as a foundation leak — is a break, crack or pinhole leak in the pipes located beneath a home’s slab. It causes water to flood into and beneath a house’s foundation. If your home doesn’t have a basement or…

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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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Drain cleaning may seem like a simple DIY project, but it’s actually best to have your drains looked at by an expert. Commercial drain cleaning agents can damage pipes, fixtures, clothing and skin, and they often fail to serve as a long-term solution. Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing’s experienced technicians can resolve the problem…

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For most of us, drains are out of sight and out of mind — that is, until there’s a clog. However, this reactive approach can be detrimental to your drains and other plumbing fixtures. Instead, be proactive with your drain cleaning! Here are a few benefits of having your drains professionally cleaned: 1. Clear away…

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Need to hire an air conditioning repair technician? If you’re like most people, you may not know where to start. Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing only employs highly-trained, certified individuals whose goal is to provide the best customer service possible. Here’s what sets our AC repair technicians apart from the competition: A history of…

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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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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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Is your water heater leaking? It doesn’t necessarily mean your hot water tank is done! It all depends on where the leak has occurred. Here’s what to do when your water heater leaks: Inspect your water heater See if the leak is obvious. If you can’t seem to pinpoint its location, it could be due…

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Some people treat their household drains like black holes, as if everything poured into them will simply disappear. But the truth is that certain things should never go down the drain. Some are toxic, and others can lead to clogs. 1. Cleaners “Water treatment facilities can remove a lot of contaminants, but plenty of dangerous…

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When a toilet backs up or shower water won’t go down the drain, it gives homeowners a major headache. But when your sewer lines get backed up, it can cause more than just a headache. An obstruction in the sewer line will affect all plumbing components in your home. It is highly recommended that you…

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Most of us don’t pay our water heaters any attention. That is, until we’re stuck without hot water! Below, we tackle some common water heater FAQs (frequently asked questions): 1. Is my water heater big enough? You need to consider how many appliances in your home depend on your water heater. This includes showers, tubs…

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It’s that time of year again! Summer’s nearly here and you’re getting your air conditioning ready for the hot months ahead. Maybe your current system is outdated, or perhaps you want to upgrade from window units to central air. Whatever the case, here are some of the most efficient central air conditioners for 2015: 1.…

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It’s summertime, and hot water is probably the absolute last thing on your mind. However, with a few minor tweaks to your water heater, you can save money this season and year-round. Let’s take a look: Change the temperature. According to the US Department of Energy, turning your water heater’s temperature down to 120 degrees…

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Is it time to invest in a new water heater? If so, the first thing you need to determine is where you’ll put your new equipment. Here, we take a look at a few different options: 1. Close to where you’ll use the most hot water This is especially true for tankless water heaters. The…

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