basement mold

5 Signs of Basement Mold

webtech | June 28th, 2017

Basement mold is a homeowner nightmare! But what is there to truly hate about these unsightly colonies of fungus? Here’s a refresher course: Mold destroys the stuff you store in your basement. Mold can cause health problems (particularly if you…

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Is your water heater making noise? Then you’ve come to the right place. An annoyance and a sign of possible damage, water heater noise demands your attention. Since Benjamin Franklin Plumbing are your local water heater experts, we can explain…

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Vacation Home Plumbing

webtech | May 18th, 2017

Your first weekend getting away to the vacation home…pure heaven. However, a plumbing disaster can turn your slice of heaven into pure agony. How bad could it be? Imagine several burst pipes spewing water or someone catching a respiratory infection…

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You need to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. You don’t want a soda or a Gatorade—you want a cool, refreshing sip of water. Do you grab a bottle of water? Or would you rather the simplicity of…

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How to Plunge a Toilet — Like a Pro

webtech | April 19th, 2017

Do you know how to plunge a toilet? Imagine you’re facing down a clogged toilet: dirty water close to the rim, a mass of paper and #2 nastiness blocking the drain. One more flush will overflow the toilet, flooding your…

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So, two questions: Do you drink bottled water and, do you mind if we blow your mind real quick? So you know bottled water is a tad more expensive than tap water. Depending on the quantity you buy, bottled water…

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Some of the scariest stories are the ones in which people are innocently going about their day only to have a scary monster creep up behind them. What if this monster lived in your house and you’ve been feeding him…

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Have hard water? Then, you probably see hard water stains like this every day. When the hard water evaporates, the water goes away but those “hard” minerals stick around. That’s why your shower and sink are the most common habitats…

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A sump pump protects your basement.

Sump Pump Upgrades

webtech | February 23rd, 2017

Right now, think about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING of value in your basement. Now imagine if it was all underwater. Electronics would short out, mold would grow, and you’d be miserable. This isn’t just a hypothetical scenario. If you have a…

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Home water leaks cause massive damage.

7 Home Water Leaks

webtech | February 17th, 2017

You’re sitting in your living room reading a book, or playing solitaire on your tablet, all of a sudden you notice a stain on a ceiling — that’s new…and frightening. You know that the simple discolored spot means massive colonies…

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