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What is a Slab Leak?

Posted on July 8th, 2020

What is a Slab Leak? Have you been told you have a slab leak and are wondering what it is? A leak in the pipes and plumbing within your homes slab foundation is a slab leak. When one of those pipes bursts, a slab leak occurs. When these same leaks are above ground, in a […]

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4 Warning Signs Your Washing Machine May Have A Plumbing Problem

Posted on July 1st, 2020

The average American family does 8–10 loads of laundry each week. That amounts to Families in the U.S. wash about 468 loads of laundry every year. No wonder it seems like I’m always folding or hanging things up! 🙂 Because this appliance is used so often, you can have a real issue if it stops working […]

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Plumbing Cleaning You Can Do While Sheltering at Home

Posted on June 25th, 2020

Plumbing Cleaning You Can Do While Sheltering at Home Social Distancing? Spending more time at home? Worrying about plumbing cleaning is probably the last thing on your mind right now. However, the more time you spend sheltering at home and using your plumbing more, the more critical it is to keep them maintained. Luckily, there’s […]

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Why Does My Toilet Keep Running?

Posted on June 12th, 2020

Why Does My Toilet Keep Running? Does your toilet seem possessed? Taken over by a ghost of toilets past? Hopefully, you can save the Scary Toilets genre for a C movie horror night on Netflix, and its not. A running toilet is basically an internal water leak, so we need to examine the internal parts […]

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Why do I Smell Sewage In My Home?

Posted on June 3rd, 2020

Why do I Smell Sewage In My Home? Wondering why you smell sewage in your home?A nasty smell of sewage smell is usually a sign something is wrong — So just don’t just hold your nose and ignore it. Sometimes, a sewer smell in a bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room can indicate backed-up plumbing which […]

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Summer Plumbing Tips

Posted on May 29th, 2020

Summer Plumbing Tips Summer is the season of outdoor fun and entertaining. In light of that, however- your plumbing gets overworked and Summer can also be the season of clogged drains, sewage backup, and cracked hoses. Augerpros Plumbing and Drain feel that the beginning of Summer is the best time to inspect your system before […]

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Gas Line Installation- Why You Should Hire A Plumber

Posted on May 19th, 2020

Gas Line Installation- Why You Should Hire A Plumber Many people do not realize that a plumber is the person you should call if you have a gas line issue. People think of plumbers only handling water issues. “If water runs through it, Plumbers Do it” However, plumbers are skilled professionals in a variety of […]

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What is a P-Trap?

Posted on May 12th, 2020

What is a P-trap? P-traps are part of your sink plumbing. Found under kitchen and bathroom sinks, these question-mark-shaped pieces of plumbing serve an important purpose…They prevent odorous gas in plumbing drains and sewers from rising up through a toilet, sink or floor drain into a home or business. It is made of either PVC or […]

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Are Liquid Drain Cleaners Harmful

Posted on May 7th, 2020

Are Liquid Drain Cleaners Harmful? What do you do if the bathroom sink starts draining slowly, or the kitchen sink appears to be clogged? Do you reach for a bottle of Drano? Before you do-Hold on a second because that liquid drain cleaner could be more harmful than helpful and cause even greater issues than […]

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How To Use A Plunger

Posted on May 1st, 2020

How To Use A Plunger Almost every household has at least one plunger, and some of us have one near every toilet as when clogs happen, you want to be able to grab it quickly. Thankfully we don’t have occasion to use them often, but if you had to- do you know how to use […]

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Plumbing Checklist For New Home Buyers

Posted on April 30th, 2020

Plumbing Checklist For New Home Buyers Buying a home will be one of the largest investments you’ll ever make – That’s why we compiled this handy plumbing checklist for new home buyers for you to peruse before you sign on the dotted line. You will want to hire a professional plumbing company before you do […]

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What are Sewer Cleanouts and How to Locate Them?

Posted on April 29th, 2020

What are Sewer Cleanouts and How to Locate Them? Most homeowners do not know what Sewer cleanouts are or how to locate them. I would venture to say that the first time they heard the phrase sewer cleanout was when they called a plumber who asked if they had any. If you are curious where […]

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Are Slab Leaks Covered By Insurance?

Posted on April 24th, 2020

Are Slab Leaks Covered By Insurance? Realtors like to say that there are two types of homes in the DFW area. Those that have had foundation issues and those that will. So its no wonder most Texans want to know- Are slab leaks covered by Insurance? According to the standard terminology of most homeowner’s insurance, […]

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What is the Difference Between Hard & Soft Water?

Posted on April 23rd, 2020

What is the Difference Between Hard & Soft Water? People are very concerned about the quality of their water these days, and with good reason. This is no surprise considering our daily lives rely heavily on consuming water and the quality of water available to us. Not all water is created equal. About 85% of […]

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Plumbing Tips For Earth Day

Posted on April 22nd, 2020

Plumbing Tips For Earth Day I know Earth Day this year is unlike any we have experienced before, its a great time to take pause and think, Are you doing all you can to make Planet Earth the best it can be? As plumbers, here at Auger Pros Plumbing, we try to make eco-friendly choices […]

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