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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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Are you using the right plunger?

If you have a large, busy household like many families in Harford County, you’ve most likely heard the frantic call to stop a clogged toilet from overflowing. Hopefully you were successful, but if not it may be because you don’t have the right kind of plunger. While we love to

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Need to Replace Your Toilet? Here are Some Options.

Whether your toilet is broken or you just want to take advantage of a more updated model, it’s worth it to learn about a few different types available since they each have their own advantages. In a traditional toilet, a rubber flapper at the bottom of the tank opens up

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3 Water Saving Toilets You Should Know About

Most of us are aware of the benefits of limiting water usage. It’s better for the Earth, and it can cut down on your water bills. If it’s time to replace your toilets or if you’re just looking to install a water-saving toilet in your Frederick County home, here are a few

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Do Plumbers Get More Calls After Big Game Halftime?

Each year, 100 million people watch The Big Game. No one wants to miss any action, so they all wait until halftime to get up and use the facilities. And you know what that means: Millions and millions of flushes –  requiring an amount of water equal to seven minutes of

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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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Consider Energy Efficient Plumbing For Your New Home

If you’re planning on building a home, your first concern is probably how you want it to look. But besides choosing bricks, doors and windows, you’ll need to decide how you want the inside of your home to function. Starting from scratch is a great time to think about some of the

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Give the Gift of Comfort This Mother’s Day

Moms dedicate their lives to keeping everyone else happy. So if you’re looking for the perfect gift for your wife or mom this Mother’s Day, consider a few things that will make her happy and comfortable all year long — she deserves it! Add Comfort In the Bathroom If your

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Have You Hugged a Plumber Today?

Have you ever thought about what life would be like without a toilet in your home or warm running water? It would mean a freezing cold walk to a stinky  outhouse in the winter, and a frigid bath at any time of year. But due to some pretty smart fellows back in the 1800’s, we’re

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