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A water heater blanket helps to regulate heater temperature, saving you energy and money! Learn more with Ben Franklin Tyler plumbers today!

12 Sep What is a Hot Water Heater Blanket?

What is a Hot Water Heater Blanket? 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 what is a hot water heater blanket is vital. A hot water heater blanket is...

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

08 Aug Common Sewer Line Problems

Common 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...

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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

How To Remove 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...

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Ben Franklin Plumbing Tyler teaches you how to stop your leaking toilet.

20 Jun How Do I Stop My Leaking Toilet?

How Do I Stop My Leaking Toilet? You might have noticed that your water bill continues to rise, despite your best efforts to conserve water. This is troubling if you already time your showers, use a water-efficient washer machine and have succulents in your front yard....

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P Trap pipes are vital to home plumbing. Learn more with Ben Franklin Tyler!

06 Jun What is a P Trap?

What is a P Trap? You've probably noticed curved shape pipes, also known as a P Trap, connected to each sink and open drain in your home and have thought nothing of it. However, as it turns out, these U shaped pipes actually serve an important...

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Enjoy spot-free dishes with a water softener installation from Ben Franklin Plumbing Tyler!

23 May How Does A Water Softener Work?

How Does A Water Softener Work? Hard water is a reality that many of us live with in our homes. Hard water leaves dishes splotchy and quickly wears away the softness of clothes. Is there a way to get rid of these irritating splotches and soften...

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Check off everything on Ben Franklins annual home plumbing maintenance list for a worry-free year!

09 May An Annual Home Plumbing Maintenance To-Do List

An Annual Home Plumbing Maintenance To-Do List Spring has sprung and its time to clean! The yard and garage, are all ready for a refresh, but what about your plumbing? Keeping up with home plumbing maintenance is important to avoid costly and inconvenient malfunctions and plumbing...

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