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  4. Should I upgrade to a tankless water heater?

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  14. What is a “cross connection” in a home’s plumbing system?

  15. How often should I pump out the septic tank?

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  17. What’s the flip-up handle on the water heater for?

  18. My well water test came back positive for bacteria. What should I do?

  19. Do you test the well water?

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  28. Why are rubber washing machine hoses a safety risk?

  29. What is a heat pump water heater?

  30. What is the average life expectancy of copper pipe?

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  32. What is the average life expectancy of PVC pipe?

  33. What is an auto vent, air admittance valve, or check vent?

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  36. What is an escutcheon plate?

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  38. What is the loose wire sticking out of the ground under the gas meter for?

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