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Your State Plumbing Code – UPC or IPC

Today we have two dominant model plumbing codes in the United States; the International Plumbing Code (IPC) the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC). The International Plumbing Code (IPC) is a proven, comprehensive model plumbing code that works seamlessly with ICC’s family of building codes. It

VENTING 101 – Air Admittance Valve Pros and Cons

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During maintenance you’ll want to be assured the top of the vent is kept open. A blocked vent can be caused by leaves, dead animals and ice dams (in very cold climates). Another “not-so-common” way

DIY Home Owner Gas Leak Detection

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Now that we are slowly getting into the heating season, you (and your family and friends) will be using natural and propane gas appliances more often. If you should smell gas, here’s a handy (and safe) method of locating the fittings or joints that might be the problem.