July 4, 2024
Common Causes For Faucet Drips and How to Fix Them

A dripping faucet is always an unwelcome occurrence. The annoying noise can quickly become considerably disruptive, and even if the faucet only sends one drop of water down the drain at a time, across an entire day this can easily add up to gallons of unnecessary additional water consumption. When considering disruptions and wasteful consumption […]

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May 23, 2024
10 DIY Plumbing Mistakes: How NOT to Plumb

When faced with the prospect of saving a little more of your hard-earned cash, the idea of taking on a repair or maintenance DIY project can be appealing. However, the most urgent repairs resulting from plumbing disasters often evolve from small mistakes by someone with less than adequate experience.  There certainly are several mistakes that […]

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May 6, 2024
Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Plumber in 2024

Are you in Central Pennsylvania and need help from a local plumber? We understand that between upgrading or renovating your home and unexpected plumbing emergencies, there are few things as stressful as when you need a plumber and you need them fast. When choosing the right professionals to assist you with any plumbing difficulties you […]

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April 1, 2024
Everything You Need to Know About Installing a Home Water Softener

A water softener is a whole-home water filtration system that removes calcium, magnesium, and other metal cations from your home’s water supply. The significant benefits of filtering hard water have led thousands of households around the U.S. to switch to this wonderful technology every year.  However, choosing the right water softener may be more complex […]

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March 26, 2024
How Do You Fix a Toilet That Keeps Running?

A toilet that is intermittently or even continuously running is a frustrating experience many homeowners face - but not only is this an annoying inconvenience, it can be an expensive one too as it runs up your utility bills.  Fixing a toilet that keeps running is not too complicated but will require a couple of […]

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February 2, 2024
Frequently Asked Questions About Using a Plumbing Snake

So, you’re in need of a plumbing snake? Firstly, we would like to express our condolences for your drainage issues; but the plumbing experts at WM Buffington are here to help you get back to normal as soon as possible.  Fortunately for you, you’re not the first person to have these difficulties, and we’ve consolidated […]

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January 10, 2024
Reverse Osmosis vs. Water Softener: Which is Better?

Access to clean and safe drinking water is fundamental for a healthy life. However, no matter where you live, contaminants can infiltrate your home’s water supply in numerous ways. From naturally occurring minerals to man-made pollutants, these contaminants can have serious effects on our health and well-being. This is where a household water treatment system […]

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January 5, 2024
Gas Vs. Electric Water Heaters: Which One is Right for You?

Technological innovations along with consumers’ heightened sense of environmental impact and economic efficiency have driven many people to reconsider the basics of household water heating. Gas and electric water heaters are the primary choices when considering heating technology, and each comes with its benefits and negatives. But of these two options, is one better than […]

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December 21, 2023
How to Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

Winter is the worst possible time to need an emergency plumber. Unfortunately, frozen pipes, and the damage they cause, are some of the most common reasons we get called to people’s homes this time of year. There are several steps you can take to ensure the safety and security of your home’s plumbing, and with […]

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October 31, 2023
7 Tips on How to Prevent Drain Clogs

Has your shower turned into an unwelcome shallow bath? Or maybe your kitchen sink is refusing to drain? Few household problems are as disruptive to your living environment as a clogged drain. Not only will a clogged drain only get worse if left untreated, but sometimes it can lead to unexpected disaster at a time […]

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