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Are you dealing with a dripping faucet, low water pressure, or clogged pipe? You’re probably tempted to call a professional plumber, and with good reason. Homeowners usually don’t have the necessary skills for a DIY plumbing job. They can even make matters worse in the end, triggering thousands of dollars in property and personal damage. Below are plumbing tips that every homeowner should know. Maybe one of these tips will save you from making a costly plumbing mistake.

Ringemann Plumbing Tips

Ringemann Plumbing Tip of the Week

Maintaining Your Water Heater:
A Quick Guide

Regular water heater maintenance is crucial for efficiency and safety. Here's what you need to know:


📅 How Often?

  • Annual professional inspection recommended.

  • Tankless heaters should be inspected annually.

  • Areas with hard water may need more frequent checks.

  • Older units should be inspected every six months.

  • Immediate inspection if you notice issues.


🔍 What to Check?

  • Odor: Gas odors or burnt smells need prompt attention.

  • Leaks: Look for puddles or moisture.

  • Tank: Inspect for rust or corrosion.

  • Strange Noises: Address popping, rumbling, or tapping sounds.


✅ Benefits:

  • Improved efficiency and lower energy costs.

  • Extended heater lifespan.

  • Early issue detection.

  • Enhanced safety.

  • Leak prevention.

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Previous Tips

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Got stubborn rust stains on your fixtures?

Try this eco-friendly hack!

Cut a potato in half, dip the cut side in baking soda, and use it to scrub away those rust spots.

The oxalic acid in potatoes can work wonders on rust stains, leaving your fixtures looking good as new! Give it a try and say goodbye to unsightly rust.

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