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Buying a Home This Spring? Hire a Plumber First!

If you’re buying a home in Frederick County this spring, you’ve probably already made your wish list including the number of bedrooms, preferred neighborhood, and whether you’d like a two-story or a ranch. But a lot of potential homeowners don’t realize that even when they find the “perfect” home, they need

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4 Plumbing Myths Your Mother May Have Told You

It’s hard to comprehend that things you’ve been told for years about home maintenance could be wrong. But when it comes to the plumbing system in your Frederick County home, it’s best to believe the experts in order to prevent damage. Here are a few assumptions our Putman Plumbing customers have had

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4 Reasons Why You’re Flushing Your Toilet Twice

The kids of Middletown and surrounding cities still have a few week left until school starts, and we know what that means: your toilet is still getting a lot of extra action. As if summer water bills aren’t already high enough, if your family is flushing twice to get rid of all their

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Four Common Toilet Troubles

  If you have a busy household and your toilet malfunctions, big problems can come up – literally. Let’s look at a few things that could cause it to act differently, and what the solution might be. 1. You see a leak at the base of the toilet when you flush

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How to Design a Left-Handed Kitchen

Since the majority of homeowners are right-handed, most contractors don’t think about how inconvenient traditional kitchens are for lefties. So if you’re left-handed and are  building a home or renovating your kitchen, make sure to voice a few preferences that will make your kitchen more functional for you.  Sink When

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Five Tips to Keep Your Dishes Clean

    Ever experienced the embarrassment of having a dinner guest ask for a clean fork? It’s probably happened to us all at some point. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your friends don’t avoid eating meals at your house:     Scrape off food before loading dishes into

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Keep Your Plumbing Under Control While You’re Away

There’s a lot to think about when you’re taking your family on a vacation. But aside from packing everyone’s clothes and stopping mail delivery, you should also think about what could happen with your plumbing while you’re gone. You can save money and avoid a few hassles by taking a

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Are Flushable Wipes Really Flushable?

School’s out, and that means your bathroom is seeing a lot more action. If your family uses flushable wipes, your toilet and pipes could be majorly clogged by the time fall comes. Why? Because flushable wipes are, well, not so flushable. When regular toilet paper is flushed, it disintegrates almost

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Don’t Put Produce in the Garbage Disposal

Spring is a great time to enjoy delicious fresh veggies. Asparagus and artichokes are ready now, and carrots, peas, and onions will be popping up soon. When you’re preparing these foods in your kitchen, try to keep in mind what your garbage disposal can handle. It’s best to remember that

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