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Category Archives: Plumbing

Common Basement Problems

Basements are integral to homes, yet many homeowners fail to take the proper maintenance measures for keeping these rooms in good condition. Whether your basement is finished or not, you owe it to yourself to protect the space. Remember, a home is only as strong as its foundation!   Three things come to mind when […]

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Stay Up to Date on Maintenance

We know you have heard it before: “More home maintenance means fewer home repairs.” It’s a phrase we at Mister Quik like to share often, in person, on social media, and right here throughout our blog. While some folks might say it’s just a way for us to attract more customers, the real reason we’re […]

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Spring Plumbing Checklist

We sure hope you’ve been enjoying your springtime around central Indiana.  After such a wild winter, it is hard to believe that the weather continues to warm. How is your spring cleaning checklist coming along? If you’re like many homeowners, plumbing projects might not be high on that list.  Mister Quik wants to remind you […]

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Knock Out Water Hammers

“Water hammer” may invoke a lot of images to those folks not familiar with the term. Before you let your imagination run wild, water hammer is actually quite literal. It occurs when water in plumbing pipes is shut off abruptly, and the water still moving through those pipes is forced to come to a sudden […]

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What’s Wrong with My Water Heater?

As homeowners, it is easy to forget about the components that heat, cool and comfort us throughout the year. We forget, until they break down. Space heaters and sweaters help when the furnace calls it quits; fans and ice water can combat heat when our central air goes kaput. But unless you have a hot […]

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Toilets 102

Choosing the Right Toilet When it comes to toilets, they all do pretty much the same thing. Folks do their business and flush. So shopping for a new toilet should be fairly straightforward, right? Well, not exactly. While the “business” aspect is shared by just about every traditional toilet, shape, style and efficiency varies greatly. […]

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Winter Septic Tank Tips

Oh, the humble septic tank. This hard-working private sewage system is barely noticeable when working properly, but when something goes wrong, it can be disgustingly disastrous. Lots of folks in and around Indianapolis rely on septic systems to treat their sewage, so it is very important to understand the practices and benefits of good maintenance. […]

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Do It Yourself Plumbing Tips that can Prepare You for Most Home Plumbing Emergencies

Home Plumbing Tips For Homeowners Your toilet won’t stop running. The garbage disposal is jammed. A pipe sprung a leak. What do you do?? Home plumbing emergencies can and will happen to everyone at some point in time. While professional plumbers like Mister Quik are here to help, you can repair many of the problems […]

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That One Awkward Thing All Indianapolis Plumbers are Happy to Fix… and More.

Common Service Calls to Indianapolis Plumbers A home’s plumbing is complex, to say the least. What we see and use – the faucets, toilets and tubs – is only the surface of the system. So while most of us take for granted how our plumbing works, we’ve all been stuck in one of those situations […]

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Winter Pipe Insulation – Do It Yourself Pipe Insulating Tips

Insulating Pipes Can Help Save In Energy Costs Just like people, “naked” plumbing pipes get cold if not properly clothed. Pipe insulation works well for hot-water and cold-water plumbing. For hot-water pipes, insulation traps escaping heat and has an added benefit of helping lower energy costs. Cold-water pipe insulation prevents condensation from dripping off. Insulating […]

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