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10 Things You Must Know: Plumbing Leaks

You don't need to know everything about plumbing, but it's important to know the basics. Here are 10 things you must know about plumbing leaks.

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Photo 10 of 10There comes a time when faucets will become old and corroded and will simply need to be replaced.

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Mechanical faucets never last forever. A faucet is a mechanical thing, so eventually it's going to leak. Some people like the faucet that's already there, even if it's older; others prefer to install a new one. There's a point at which the faucet is so old and corroded that it will be difficult to get parts for it. A lot of the time it's simply cheaper to install a new one.

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