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How You’re Probably Misusing Plumber’s Putty and Caulk

DIY is a fun way to get involved in home building projects in Harrisonburg. DIY is a grey area in plumbing. Many plumbing projects are best left to the professionals. Of course, there are some which can be tackled efficiently with the right tools and know-how. At R.C. Gochenour and Son Plumbing, we receive plenty

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Clogged Drain

7 Signs of a Clogged Drain

One minute, everything is nice and dry. The next thing you know, you are ankle-deep in murky water. The culprit? A clogged drain. A clogged drain is a nuisance that can potentially cause health hazards. If you are asking if there are ways to detect a clogged drain before a plumbing emergency, there are. Below

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Why Does My Garbage Disposal Smell?

Why Does My Garbage Disposal Smell?

A garbage disposal is a handy appliance that helps make kitchen clean-up quick and efficient. The impellers break down food morsels and scraps and easily wash them down the drain and out of sight. But when your garbage disposal starts to smell bad, it’s time to find a quick solution before things get out of

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Draining Slow

Bathtub Draining Slow? Read This

If your bathtub is draining slowly, you’re not alone. Most bathtubs clog for the same reason. And the process doesn’t happen overnight. If you don’t clean your drains regularly, you risk having a serious clog in the future. But the good news is that most drain problems are simple to fix. We’ll see how you

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Water Heaters

Do Tankless Water Heaters Really Save Money?

What if we told you that you could cut water heating bills without compromising water availability? That is the proposition of tankless water heaters. For most homeowners, low-cost water heating is a priority, so it makes sense that you would opt for an energy-efficient tankless water heating system. Energy efficiency and low utility bills go

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tankless water heater

How Does a Tankless Water Heater Work?

Tankless water heaters offer a space-saving option to provide hot water to your home. As the name implies, they do not require a tank which often has homeowners scratching their heads when trying to understand how they work. Here we explain how a tankless water heater works and why a tankless water heater might be

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Plunge like a plumber

How to Plunge Like a Plumber

If you’ve ever come face to face with a clogged toilet, you know it can be pretty tense. Watching that water rise quickly and knowing you only have a few minutes or even seconds to react can be extremely stressful. The last thing you want is for the contents of that bowl to overflow onto

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Toilet Tank Empty

Why Is My Toilet Tank Empty?

If you notice your toilet isn’t flushing properly, it could be a tank issue. Lift the lid (if it’s accessible) of your toilet tank and take a look inside. This tank runs clean water, which helps your toilet flush. If the tank is empty, there could be a problem. At R.C. Gochenour and Son Plumbing

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Plumbing Maintenance Checklist for Winter Months

Before the winter season arrives, it’s important to prepare your home for the cold months ahead, particularly your plumbing system. As temperatures drop and pipes begin to chill, there is a growing risk that expanding ice could burst your pipes and flood your home. At R.C. Gochenour and Son Plumbing LLC we work with clients

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Why Is My Tankless Water Heater Not Hot?

During the winter season, a nice hot shower is a perfect cure to a long cold day. There’s nothing worse than when you go to take that shower and find the water is cold. Tankless water heaters are meant to heat water quickly, so you don’t face issues like running out of hot water. What

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