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Is My Drinking Water Safe?

With all the uncertainties about Covid-19, you may be wondering if the virus can exist in your drinking water. While some homeowners have begun buying bottled water and boiling water, the EPA has announced that protecting the health and safety of Americans is its highest priority, and that “Americans can

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What if I run out of toilet paper?

Just like you, we at Putman Plumbing never thought we’d see a day when people were hoarding toilet paper. Just about every shelf in Frederick County stores is empty unless you happen to be there when a truck is being unloaded. It’s crazy! Hopefully you won’t find yourself completely out

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6 Plumbing FAQs You Want Answered

At Putman Plumbing, we get a lot of questions from homeowners about pluming problems. Here are some we hear the most often. How do my drains get clogged? Most of the time, kitchen drains become clogged when people put things in them that aren’t supposed to go in them, such

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Would Your Family Have Drinking Water in an Emergency?

September is National Preparedness Month, established by FEMA as a reminder that families should be prepared in case of a natural disaster or other unexpected event. Since our expertise is fixing plumbing problems, we’d like to tell you how to get safe drinking water if your plumbing system fails in

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Why isn’t my toilet flushing?

If your toilet isn’t flushing or you have to flush twice to get everything down, there could be several reasons. Let’s take a look at some things you can check yourself, and which issues a plumber may need to address. A Clogged Drain With kids home from school and the

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Reasons for Low Water Pressure in Your Frederick County Home

Low water pressure can affect everything and everyone in your household. It can make rinsing dishes take forever. It can mean your clothes don’t get thoroughly rinsed in the washing machine. It can make it impossible to run two showers at the same time, throwing off your entire morning schedule.

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Scary Plumbing Noises You Shouldn’t Ignore

As we approach October in Frederick County, you may be making plans to head to one of the spooky seasonal activities nearby. Whether you’re heading to Zombie Paintball at Crumland Farms, a Ghost Tour at Brewer’s Alley, or going to see Into the Woods at Frederick Community College, we hope

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Know Where to Get Safe Drinking Water in an Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month, established by FEMA as a reminder that families should have a plan in case of a natural disaster or other unexpected event. Considering the recent outbreaks of hurricanes in the Atlantic, it’s a good idea to discuss how your household would handle such a disaster if

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What is a Condensing Water Heater?

If it’s time for you to replace your water heater or you’re just looking for a more energy-efficient option, ask your plumber about a gas condensing water heater. In a conventional water heater, fuel is burned in an open chamber and hot combustion gas rises through a flue in the center

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