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Why Should I Hire a Licensed Plumber?

As professional tradespeople, some customers are surprised to hear that we’re all for the DIY approach, since it can seemingly cut into our business. There’s nothing that can compare to the satisfaction of a job well done around your own home, and the money saved can often be significant. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t […]

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How Often Should You Flush Your Boiler?

Cast iron boilers are built to last—our team at Barr Plumbing Service, Inc. has worked on some that are half a century old, and their modern iterations are also capable of achieving extremely long lifespans. If they’re properly cared for, they can last longer than just about any other heating source, so it’s important to […]

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How Do I Deal with Tree Roots in a Drain Line?

One of the most vital components of any building, whether it’s a residential or commercial space, is a working sewer line. This is what connects your home or office to the local sewage system. When this line stops working, the symptoms start to show up faster than you expect and require immediate attention. If tree […]

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How Do I Back Up My Sump Pump?

Your sump pump does an important job: it protects your home against flooding when there’s been heavy rains and snow runoff. Sump pumps in Columbus, IN are usually located in the basement, where floodwater collects first. When working properly, your sump pump helps divert the water away from your basement and foundation, keeping your home […]

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