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Childhood Development Depends On Clean Water

IKEA, Water.org Delivering Clean Water This short video helps explain the crucial role clean, sanitary water plays in early childhood development, and the important ways small and micro loans are used to create safe water sources. Healthy hygiene and proper … Continue reading

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Plumbing Repairs Range From Simple to Complex

What’s The Worst That Could Happen? To listen to the Big Box stores tell it, the answer to your plumbing problem starts with a trip down one of their tool or parts aisles and a few minutes spent discussing your … Continue reading

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Angie’s List Award Winner 7 Years In A Row!

Super Service Winner For 7th Straight Year! Angie’s List has again chosen Wilson Plumbing Austin to receive their 2016 Super Service Award, an honor that recognizes the hard work and professionalism of our dedicated staff and technicians. Thanks to our … Continue reading

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Upgrade To Quarter-Turn Valves

Quarter-Turn Ball Valves Best Dependable, Reliable, Long Lasting Quarter-turn faucets are quickly becoming the default control valve used throughout the home, and for good reason. Performance, ease of use, and longevity make quarter-turn valves much more reliable than old style … Continue reading

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Austin Greywater Project Takes Off

Our First Greywater Installation Begins Last month we got started on our first greywater project, one of Austin’s few whole house residential water conservation efforts to date. This is part one of our coverage on this environmental trendsetter. While greywater … Continue reading

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Water Heater Maintenance Tips

Taking Care of Your Water Heater A Simple Flush Can Extend the Appliance’s Life Getting the most out of our household appliances involves following a regular schedule of maintenance items that are usually not that difficult for the average homeowner … Continue reading

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Greywater – Once Banned, Now Encouraged

Maybe If They Called It Something Else (First in an occasional series.) Greywater recycling in various forms has been around for decades, mostly involving catch buckets in showers and kitchen dishpans emptied onto sidedoor flowerbeds. Both activities make a statement, … Continue reading

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A Glass Half Full

After you read the caption you’ll understand how crucial safe and sanitary water is in our daily lives.  

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It Cost How Much?

If Your Toilet’s Running It’s Not Trying To Get Away It isn’t news to discover that not all plumbers are on the up and up when it comes time to pay the bill. Case in point – this Fairfax, Virginia … Continue reading

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Plumbers, Price, and Performance

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Facebook recently tweaked their page tabs to include “price,” which is a handy feature if you’re looking for a restaurant where you’d like to celebrate an anniversary, or a Little League team’s Saturday win. But … Continue reading

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