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Why Do I Have Bad Water Pressure?

If you’re trying to wash dishes, take a shower, or run a bath only to realize water isn’t flowing as quickly as it should, it’s easy to get frustrated. Low water pressure is one of the most annoying problems a homeowner can deal with. While bad water pressure is often something short-lived, when it becomes […]

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Why Won’t Your Heat Pump Turn Off?

Heat pumps are a versatile way to heat your home. While traditional HVAC units have long been the go-to for homeowners around the world, heat pumps are a great option for those who live in temperate climates. Heat pumps provide both heating and cooling in one unit. With regular maintenance, they can last for years. […]

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How Long Does a Kitchen Remodel Take?

For many homeowners, the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where you and your family gather after a busy day to chat about important life events and reconnect with others, all while enjoying good food. Your kitchen must reflect your style and be an area that is both inviting and appealing. If you’re […]

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How Long Does a Bathroom Remodel Take?

The bathroom in your home should be a sanctuary where you can feel comfortable and relaxed while getting ready to start your day or unwind at night. If your bathroom is a little less than up-to-date, however, you might struggle with feeling completely happy with the space. If this is your situation, a bathroom remodel […]

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Why Does Your Toilet Keep Running?

For some homeowners, the sound of a toilet running is a soothing sound, a sign that everything is running smoothly with your plumbing. It is essential to ensure an appropriate water level in the toilet and help keep the system functioning properly. However, when the toilet is running every few minutes, it could be a […]

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What is The ROI for Kitchen Remodel?

A kitchen is considered the heart of the home. It’s the place where you come together as a family to enjoy meals or to catch up after a long day. The kitchen is also one of the most important places to prioritize if you’re remodeling your home in advance of a sale. Kitchen remodeling can […]

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3 Reasons for a Slow Flushing Toilet

Running into clogged pipes is a regular part of living in any home. Sometimes the solution can be fixed with a plunger, and you can return to your day. Other times though, a weak flush can really throw a wrench in things. What causes your toilet to flush so slowly? It’s pretty easy for almost […]

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How to Easily Get Tree Roots Out of Sewer Lines

Trees grow toward water, especially the roots. They usually absorb whatever moisture is in the soil or rains from above. Still, tree roots will also seek any moisture they detect below the ground. This includes sewer lines on your property. One of the most common and catastrophic plumbing issues is when tree roots grow into […]

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When to Worry About Foundation Cracks

Most people have heard enough about the risks of foundation cracks to be concerned about potential problems when a crack is first spotted in your home. Foundation cracks can be the first sign that your house is shifting unevenly on the soil below. This can often be caused by a serious water drainage problem around […]

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How to Unclog Shower & Bathtub Drain

Nobody thinks about the speed of your bathtub drain until it starts to slow down and the water begins to pool. Standing in ankle-deep water as you shower or waiting half an hour for a bath to drain is not anyone’s ideal situation. However, shower and bathtub drains get clogged in ways that are both […]

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See What Your Neighbors Are Saying

“Many heartfelt thanks to the people I talked with on the phone late this afternoon who were concerned enough to send Pat over to check on our frozen pipes and dripping shower. Pat was so kind and professional and fixed...”

– Rindi

“Bud, I want to send my thanks to your company and especially to Scott. He got into more than he bargained for on our project yesterday. He went out and got different parts and went the extra mile to make...”

– Dave W.

“They were professional, honest, and cleaned-up after their work, and even took the shop-vacuum around the living room for good measure (we have a GSD - say no more)! Nice folks.”

– Judith A. – Pittsboro, NC

“Bud Mathew responded to our call even though it was made during the weekend. Plumber came to the house, identified the problem, gave us a temporary fix and suggested we wait until Monday to fix it. (That saved us some...”

– Gloria C. – Carrboro, NC

“They replaced a number of parts in my old Maytag dryer. It has been very reliable for 26 years and I want to keep it rather than buy a new one. Works great now!”

– Jane S. – Chapel Hill, NC

“Repair people were punctual and cordial. They troubleshot a problem, trying different approaches when the first try didn't work to clear the line. They explained everything they were doing as they did it while we watched. They were very efficient...”

– Diana B. – Efland, NC

“We were very happy with the process and outcome. Noah was very responsive. If he couldn't answer his phone when I called, he quickly returned calls. Everyone was very polite and respectful. They did a great job. Noah made good...”

– Jeffrey H. – Durham, NC

“They fixed my LG Front Load Washing Machine, which was leaking. They also helped me level it properly. They were on time, they provided clear estimates, they were professional, and they clearly explained every step of the process to me...”

– Lindsey S. – Chapel Hill, NC
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We recognize that our services are of a special and often emergency nature, and we remain fully committed to fulfilling the needs of our community even as potential demand for our services may increase with more families either choosing to or being required to remain home for extended periods of time. More importantly, the safety of our employees and customers is always our highest priority, and we recognize that heightened diligence and focus on health and safety is required during these challenging times. We are actively monitoring updates from the CDC, WHO and local health officials; and we have been proactively and continually implementing measures and developing plans to prioritize the health and well-being of our employees and customers. Including:

  • Equipping all technicians with masks, gloves, and disinfectants.
  • Social distancing – Avoid handshakes and limit direct contact with customers during their visit.
  • Requiring technicians to clean all surfaces with disinfectants before and after performing work.
  • Requiring all employees to stay home if they are experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing or fever.