There's nothing worse than coming back from a long workout and finding yourself ankle-deep in water halfway through your shower. Tough clogs can cause your shower to have trouble draining or completely block the drains. Several factors can cause a clog, including minor scum blockages or major obstructions in the main sewer line. Recognizing some of these common causes can help determine whether you need to call a professional.
- 04/13/2021Three Common Causes of a Clogged Shower DrainRead More
- 02/17/2021Everything You Need to Know About Repiping Your HomeRead More
At some point, nearly every home will need some form of repiping services. While much of a home's plumbing system is out of sight and thus seems less of a concern, small problems can snowball quickly. After noticing leaking water, foul smells, or consistent dripping noises in the home, you should speak to a licensed professional plumber about repiping considerations.
- 12/15/2020Four Items to Never Dump Into Your Garbage DisposalRead More
Most homeowners probably don't spend too much time thinking about their food waste until it causes a problem, like smelly garbage, an overflowing refrigerator, or spills in the kitchen. These messes are easy to clean up, but when certain foods find their way into the garbage disposal, major plumbing issues can occur. It's okay to dump scraps and small amounts of leftovers into the disposal, but it's important not to confuse the garbage disposal with the garbage can. Learn which food items aren't safe to rinse down the drain.
- 06/02/2020How to Fix a Leaky FaucetRead More
Is your faucet dripping non-stop or causing water to pool where it shouldn’t? While a leaky faucet isn’t fun for anyone, it also isn’t difficult to address or repair. Even if you aren’t a plumbing professional, you can tackle the issue without much stress or strain. Keep reading to learn how to perform a leaky faucet repair at home.
- 03/07/2020How Often Do Water Heaters Need to Be Replaced?Read More
Hot, running water is essential in a household for bathing, laundry, cooking, and more. With such heavy demands on a water heater, this system inevitably becomes less efficient over time. Even the most consistent maintenance may not prevent problems with the water heater, making replacement necessary. But how often should homeowners replace their water heater?…
- 03/07/2020Plumbing Tips to Help Conserve WaterRead More
The average American family spends about $70 per month on their water bill according to CreditDonkey, totaling over $800 each year. In most cases, there are simple things that anyone can do to reduce their overall water use and lower their bills. And saving water isn’t just good for the wallet; it’s also good for…
- 03/07/2020DIY Maintenance Tips to Keep Plumbing Flowing SmoothlyRead More
People rarely give much thought to their home’s plumbing system until it becomes a problem. At that point, they are often faced with costly repairs. Even worse, serious issues can deprive a home of running water for days or even weeks. With a little bit of DIY maintenance from time to time, these expenses and headaches…
- 03/07/2020Four Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Plumbing CompanyRead More
Hiring the right plumber can be surprisingly stressful, especially for work on large projects. Luckily, by asking the right questions, it can be easy to find trustworthy, reliable plumbers and contractors. Question 1: “Are You Licensed?” This is by far the most important question to ask because working with an unlicensed plumber could lead to…