Clogged bathtub drains by a ben franklin plumber.

15 Jan How Do I Clear A Clogged Bathtub Drain?

Clogged Bathtub Drain? The bathtub or shower is probably one of the most frequently used spaces in your home, and it's noticeable whenever something isn’t working properly, especially when its a clogged bathtub drain. No one wants to get clean while murky water pools around their...

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Learn about holiday plumbing tricks with Ben Franklin plumbing.

15 Dec Holiday Plumbing Preparation

Holiday Plumbing Preparation The holidays are probably the busiest time of the year for many homes. Between all of the parties and family gatherings, some homes can see a huge increase in activity during the festive season. And, all of those visitors will be putting an...

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Ben Franklin Plumbing Tyler showing what Pex Pipe is.

07 Nov Pex pipe Basics

Pex pipe One of the new technologies to hit the plumbing industry, and makes things more accessible than what they ever used to be. This new system will replace traditional copper and galvanized steel piping. This new technology makes it possible for the DIY crowd to...

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Prevent frozen sprinklers with these tips from your trusted Tyler plumbers!

24 Oct How Do I Prevent Frozen Sprinklers?

How do I prevent frozen sprinklers? Winter weather is on its way and that means its time to prep your plumbing system. This includes your sprinklers. These lines are especially vulnerable to the freezing temperatures that accompany winter months. If not winterized correctly, frozen sprinklers mean...

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Winter weather is on its way, protect your plumbing from pipe bursts with Ben Franklin Plumbing Tyler!

08 Oct How to Prevent Pipe Bursts

Prevent Pipe Bursts With cold weather around the corner, one of the biggest plumbing incidents is a burst water or sewerage pipe. This problem causes severe damage to the property, furniture, and fixtures. It also puts ones home at high risk of such issues as the...

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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing shows you a perfect spot for a hot water heater blanket.

12 Sep What is a Hot Water Heater Blanket?

Is A Hot Water Heater Blanket Worth It? Do I need a hot water heater blanket? This is a question many often ask themselves. To accurately answer this question, a simple understanding of the item itself is vital. A hot water heater blanket is a an insulated...

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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing shows you a photo of a water heater pilot light out.

22 Aug Water Heater Pilot Light Out?

Water Heater Pilot Light Troubles There's nothing more frustrating than a water heater pilot light that won't stay lit. Not only does this prevent the furnace from running efficiently, but it prevents hot water from being readily available. Many factors contribute to why a pilot goes...

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Troubleshoot your common sewer line problems with Ben Franklin Plumbing Tyler!

08 Aug Common Sewer Line Problems

Sewer Line Problems When sewer line problems strike, you can count on the crew at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing. As dedicated sewer technicians, we use special tools and tactical methods to pinpoint and resolve the most common problems that impact plumbing lines above ground and underground. Because customer...

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Shower drain covers can be tricky to remove. Learn how with Ben Franklin Plumbing Tyler!

25 Jul How To Remove A Shower Drain Cover

Removing A Shower Drain Cover Shower drain covers are great for preventing things like loose pieces of jewelry, hair clips, bathroom razor blades, and shampoo caps from slipping down into the drain. They aren't great at stopping hair though. Over time, hair accumulates down inside the...

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