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St Paul Pipeworks is an established and trusted plumbing company in Minneapolis and St. Paul, providing residents and businesses with professional plumbing services for decades. We are a locally owned & family-operated business specialized in plumbing repairs, installations & maintenance. We hope the following articles and media are of assistance in your plumbing questions.  As always, contact a professional plumber, choose St Paul Pipeworks.

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My Toilet is Clogged! What Should I Do? Ask a Plumber

What to do if your toilet is clogged. Discovering that your toilet is clogged can be a frustrating experience. What most people do not know is that the waterway inside a toilet is shaped like a sideways “S,” creating a winding path with many twists and turns. This passageway is fairly small, and the less […]

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The InstaHot Hot Water Dispenser: Instant Hot Water at Your Fingertips

Fast and Convenient Hot Water: Discover the InstaHot Hot Water Dispenser. InSinkErator: The Leading Innovator in Hot Water Dispensers. The InSinkErator company, renowned for its quality garbage disposals, has also developed a game-changing product-the InstaHot hot water dispenser. This miniature faucet, installed alongside your main kitchen faucet, delivers very hot water on demand. Whether it’s […]

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Do I Need a Water Softener? Ask a Plumber…

If you are wondering whether you need a water softener, the first step is to determine the source and quality of your home’s water supply. This varies depending on whether your water comes from a municipal water department or a private well. Understanding Municipal Water Sources When your water supply comes from a municipal water […]

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Help! My sewer is backing up! Ask a Plumber…

Dealing with a sewer backup can be one of the most frustrating and distressing experiences for any homeowner. Often, you may notice that an individual fixture in your home, such as a sink or toilet, is backed up. However, a more serious scenario occurs when multiple fixtures are affected simultaneously, particularly if the backup originates […]

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My Garbage Disposal Is Jammed: What Do I Do? Ask a Plumber…

A jammed garbage disposal can be an unwelcome surprise in your kitchen, but don’t panic—there are several troubleshooting steps you can take before deciding to call a plumber. In this guide, we’ll walk you through some practical solutions to get your disposal back up and running. Common Issues and Simple Fixes 1. Press the Reset […]

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Clogged Toilet? What You Need to Do

Dealing with a clogged toilet is a common yet frustrating household issue many homeowners face. Before panic sets in, it’s important to understand why toilets clog and how you can address the problem safely and effectively. The Anatomy of a Toilet Many might not realize that the interior waterway of a toilet resembles a sideways […]

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