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Home Construction & Design


Building one's dream home starts with a plan, design, and budget.  Finding the right home builder to pull off the project is who another matter.  It's important to get multiple quotes from different home builders near you before signing anything.  Talk with local governments over zoning and other programs including possible rebates.  Always be sure to have the proper permits and insurance before starting any work.

Many folks work with planned developments so they are limited in certain styles or floorplan configurations, but custom home builders are able to produce home's from scratch with unique designs and elements that are envisioned by a professional architect.  An experienced home builder will be able to provide many details about the project and keep you informed throughout the process.

plumber installs pipes in a home
Sewer and Main DrainsCommon Plumbing Problems
The average cost to clean your sewer line is $318, with snake and rodding services running between $100 and $250 and hydro jetting costing up to $600.
Sewer and Main DrainsCommon Plumbing ProblemsPlumbersExcavating
A clogged sewer pipe could leave you ripe for a drain-cleaning scam.
A water main shutoff valve (Photo by Photo courtesy of Michael Pereckas)
Sewer and Main DrainsOutdoor PlumbingWater Supply
Water main repair costs an average of $843. Most job costs range between $325 and $1,362.
Sewer and Main DrainsCommon Plumbing Problems

Anytime you turn on the sink, run the washing machine or flush the toilet, that water runs out of your sanitary sewer line and into the city sewer or your septic tank.

grease can clog a kitchen sink drain
Common Plumbing ProblemsSewer and Main DrainsSink
Many people assume they can dispose of cooking grease by pouring it down the kitchen sink drain. See why plumbers say it's a bad idea that can lead to expensive repairs.