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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 30, 2024
Ceramic Heaters Vs. Infrared Heaters

The space heating market in the United States has seen a surge in interest over the last several years with over 113.5 million households employing at least one unit in their home regularly. Their popularity is largely due to their effectiveness in quickly heating small-to-medium size rooms, but many people don’t realize they pose a […]

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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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December 7, 2023
What to Do if the Furnace Goes Out

With the end of the year comes inevitable cold weather, often with harsh wind and snow. While they might help make the holiday season festive and cozy, it can quickly become a nightmare if the furnace goes out.  Furnaces are a critical component of the home as they help keep you comfortable and safe. That’s […]

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October 31, 2023
An Overview of Furnace Efficiency Ratings

The concepts of furnace efficiency and furnace efficiency ratings originated with the 1987 National Appliance Energy Conservation Act. Since then, household appliances have been held to energy standards that help improve the overall energy efficiency of the United States and continue to be an important aspect when considering furnace installation. So, what are furnace efficiency […]

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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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October 18, 2023
Why Hire a Plumber to Install Your Bathroom Sink

Installing a bathroom sink involves a series of steps that require a good understanding of plumbing systems. The process includes removing the old sink, if present, fitting the new one in place, and connecting the drain and supply lines. It may also involve cutting into the wall or modifying cabinetry to fit the sink. While […]

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October 4, 2023
Types of Furnace Filters - Which Should You Buy?

A furnace filter is an essential feature of a safe, modern home. It is the barrier between your furnace burner and the dusty particles of its surroundings, and it keeps family, friends, and pets safe by filtering contaminated air.  Choosing the correct furnace filter is an important decision that can impact both the efficiency of […]

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