Unclogging Your Toilet: 5 Tips From the Pros

It happens to the best of us. Toilet clogs can affect anyone at any time, it’s just a fact of life. While the trusted and experienced plumbing professionals at The Plumbing Works in Reading, PA will always be there for you, there are a few ways you may be able to handle minor toilet clogs on your own. Check out these five professional tips for unclogging your toilet all by yourself.

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Busted! 6 Common Plumbing Myths Debunked

Plumbing is one of America’s oldest and most specialized professions. As such, it’s only natural that a few misconceptions still exist in today’s modern age. Inexperienced homeowners have been attempting to address their own plumbing issues for centuries, but the reality is: this can do more harm than good if you aren’t properly trained and equipped to handle certain repairs.

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5 Plumbing Resolutions to Make for the New Year

The early part of the new year is the best time to get into the habit of proper care and maintenance, whether that be on yourself, your car, or even your home’s plumbing system. At The Plumbing Works part of our goal to be the best plumbing provider in and around Reading, PA includes working to provide better direction and advice when it comes to proper plumbing care.

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6 Easy Ways to Conserve Water in Your Home

Did you know that according to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American home uses 80 to 100 gallons of water for indoor home use every single day? Not only is this incredibly wasteful, it can also be costing you significant money!

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5 Ways To Prepare Your Plumbing For Fall & Winter

It’s that time of year again in Southeast PA! The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing, and fall is in full swing. With the colder winter months, fast approaching, it’s extremely important that you make sure your home or office plumbing is prepared to face the elements. When the temperatures start to plummet, unprepared plumbing systems can begin to experience increased clogs, damaged pipes, or flooding.

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What Water Treatment System is Right For Me?

August is National Water Quality Awareness Month, and to celebrate, The Plumbing Works wants to help educate you on the importance of having a water treatment system in addition to helping you understand the difference between some of the most popular options available.

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Your Summer Plumbing Checklist

Whether we realize it or not, we put a lot of added stress on our homes during the summer months, but don’t fret. The Plumbing Works has put together your home’s summer checklist, so you can get back on track to having fun!

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Is Plumbing the Right Job for You?

While many people feel the push to go to college, it’s also important to realize the importance of learning trades as well. After all, a college degree is not the only avenue to landing a good paying job. In fact, U.S. News ranked plumbers as the 7th highest paying job without a college degree, earning a median salary of $53,910 with the best-paid 25 percent earning $71,140 in 2018.

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How to Stay Safe When Businesses Reopen

Slowly over the past month, Pennsylvania has been moving counties to yellow and green phases and allowing certain businesses to resume work as the spread of COVID-19 cases slow. While The Plumbing Works has remained open with strict safety precautions put into place, we will continue to follow guidelines set by the state to ensure the health of our staff and customers during this transition. Even though other local businesses will begin to reopen, it still remains a top priority to take all safety precautions to protect you and those around you from contracting a potentially fatal virus. Read below for tips to follow once businesses reopen.

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