Plumbing FAQ

Spring Cleaning in the Upside Down

Just like mornings are for coffee and contemplation, spring is for cleaning. It’s easy to see the winter clothes that need to be packed away, the layer of dust that has fallen on your home, and the grill that should have gotten cleaned last summer. What might not be so easy to see is the […]

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10 Home Maintenance Tips Pros Say You Can’t Ignore

home maintenance tips

Home maintenance is one of those all-encompassing phrases that seems to assume we’ve all taken a masters class in home ownership. Come to think of it, that’s not such a bad idea – but for now, we all just have to learn as we go. In many cases, our house is the largest personal investment of our lives. […]

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My toilet is leaking!

My toilet is leaking

All Clear Plumbing gets, “My toilet is leaking!” calls daily. We are confident that we can solve any toilet leak related problem, but “a leaking toilet” is not enough information to diagnose the problem. A lot can break on a toilet from top to bottom, inside and out. But never fear, we have a complete […]

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Real Life Questions: Is It Okay To Use Boiling Water To Clear a Clog?

There is a lot of bad plumbing advice on the internet. You really can’t believe everything you hear, so it is important to get your advice from someone who is out there in Greenville, fixing plumbing problems every day. At All Clear Plumbing, we do a lot of drain cleaning. Toilet clogs, grease clogs, and […]

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Real Life Plumbing Questions: My Drunk Friends Clogged the Toilet, What Do I Do?

All Clear Toilet Repair

Ahhh, the questions plumbers get. This is an honest to goodness, real question. We couldn’t make this up if we tried. So, you’re having a party. Guests everywhere and … now a clogged toilet. While plumbers do love party invitations, we can’t promise we will meet your dress code. Are steel toe boots in this […]

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Septic Tank Additives

septic system additives

Are Flushable Septic System Treatments Worth It? There’s a buzzphrase for you: septic tank additives. Certain industry professionals started pushing these products several years ago with the promise that they would make your tank ‘healthier’ and reduce the frequency of pumping. With nearly 25% of homes in the Greenville, SC using a septic system, this is a […]

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So, You’re Considering a Laundry Room Relocate

relocating laundry room

  If the kitchen is the heart of the home, the laundry room is the spleen. Necessary to a healthy home, but unglamorous and stuck in a weird place. Blame it’s recent (historically speaking) addition to houses or humanities fickle nature, but we can’t seem to come to a consensus on where they even belong. […]

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The Real Reason Your Garbage Disposal Keeps Breaking

Confession; plumbers have a love/hate relationship with garbage disposals. In a perfect world, they help keep solid matter out of sewer pipes. In the real world, people abuse them and they are often the source of chronic problems. It should speak volumes that our Master Plumber, Scott Smith, refuses to install one in his own […]

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Plumbing Maintenance Tips for the Fall Season

We are finally starting to see cooler temperatures, after a brutal summer. Thank goodness for the small things, right? With the change of the seasons, home owners should consider their home maintenance schedule. When it comes to plumbing, the list isn’t so bad. Here are the plumbing maintenance tips we think are most important for the fall: […]

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Just Say No To Drain Cleaning Chemicals

I’ve seen accusations on various corners of the internet about plumbers and drain cleaning chemicals. About how we are only telling people not to use them because they are “stealing” business from us. That could not be further from the truth, so we want to set the record straight. Drain cleaning chemicals are dangerous and […]

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