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Blog posts packed with plumbing tips to live healthier, save money and protect your hard-working plumbing from emergencies. Read our featured blog post here.

Limescale

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing | September 6, 2017
Have you ever wondered where limescale comes from and how you can tackle it? Limescale is that chalky white film from hard water which can show up on your kitchen faucets, household equipment and appliances, and bathroom fixtures. It is one of the biggest cleaning challenges and actually comes from the minerals in hard water. […]
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Home Makeover Season: Making Worth Renovations

The time to renovate your home has come! This is the season when most people start filling their minds with the latest and trendy renovation ideas, considering the steps towards the next renovation project that will keep them busy for the coming months. Yet remodeling is now just a way to make the homes more […]
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How to know if you really need to replace your plumbing

  Time goes by and you normally tend to make changes to your home, but most people usually don’t consider replacing plumbing and deteriorating pipes.  Have you consider it? well you should do it before any future remodeling or home renovation. Replacing old pipes in a 1,500 square foot, two-bathroom home may cost between $4,000 […]
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Important Facts to Consider during Fix a Leak Week!

Important Facts to Consider during Fix a Leak Week!

  Did you know that if you use less water for cleaning you’ll save energy and protect the environment?   Water Leak Drops need Energy! Be aware!   To understand how water and energy work together, it’s important to ask this question: Have you ever picked up a gallon of water or milk from the […]
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The Ben Franklin Team from Treasure Coast is Ready for the “Fix a Leak” Week Event!

Do you know what the “Fix a Leak Week project” is? Fix a leak week is an annual event hosted by the EPA to chase down household leaks. This project will take place March 20 through 26, 2017, and it’s the ideal opportunity to hunt down the drips inside and outside your home. Household leaks […]
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Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water: What to Know

Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water: What to Know

Get the facts about Haloacetic acids and other byproducts that can end up in your drinking water.
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6 Big Game Party Plumbing Tips

Have you ever heard this urban legend? During midway through of the Big Game, so many millions of people use and flush their toilets simultaneously — that the sewers of most major cities break or overflow! So, that’s a whopper, with no basis in fact or history. Yet, there is a connection, however, between the […]
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Learning how to Inspect the Plumbing at Home

When buying a new home, it is wise to have the entire structure inspected, including the plumbing inspection before you close the deal. You can also inspect the plumbing system yourself if you know what to look for. However never take everything at face value, especially when it comes to a major purchase like a […]
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