Don’t Forget Your Drain During Spring Cleaning
The holidays are over, and the new year is finally here! As you put away decorations and prepare for spring cleaning, have you also thought about drain cleaning? Likely, that’s the last thing on your mind. But it shouldn’t be something you forget to do! That’s because prevention is key to keeping your drains free
How to Troubleshoot Common Dishwasher Problems
Dishwashers are fantastic appliances that can save you a lot of time and stress. But not all dishwashers are created equal. While they can provide many years of dependable service if they are correctly maintained, there is always a risk that your appliance might need repair. But the good news is that dishwashers are actually
How to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater
The water heater is one of your home’s most important major appliances. Without it, you’ll be left in the cold (water). Just like everything else, all water heaters have a lifespan. Meaning you’ll have to replace yours someday. It is estimated that you should replace your water heater every 10 to 15 years. However, the
What Type of Toilet Paper Should You Be Using?
If you want to avoid costly repairs or having to call your friendly plumbers to your rescue, it pays to know a bit about what type of toilet paper you should be using. As common as clogs are for homeowners, it’s surprising that many don’t understand how something as simple as the kind of toilet
That’s Not a Ghost, It’s Your Plumbing
As the days start to get shorter, the nights are longer, and your brain can start to play some mysterious tricks. Was that tapping always there? Or is it a new friend from beyond the grave? For some, this may seem farfetched, but almost 45% of Americans believe in ghosts. While it’s not uncommon to
Crucial Plumbing Codes All Homeowners Should Know
Plumbing work can be messy, not just because of the pipes but also due to strict plumbing codes that must be adhered to. These codes ensure the safety and wellbeing of homeowners. and offer protection from any dangerous plumbing mishaps. Even if you’re not doing repairs, it’s important know what these plumbing codes are and
Plumbing Tools You Should Always Have on Hand
It’s hard to tackle a plumbing job without the right equipment. Though many would avoid plunging into any potentially costly do-it-yourself projects, it doesn’t hurt to have a few tools on hand just in case you need them. Plungers Nearly every household has to deal with a blocked sink or toilet at some point. That’s
Why Are There Tree Roots in the Sewer Line?
Owning a home with mature trees has its perks: shade, aesthetic, maybe even growing your own fruit. However, those trees become an issue when they start to interfere with your sewer line. Unfortunately, tree roots and sewer lines go together like peanut butter and jelly. A sewer line full of tree roots can lead to
When Would I Need Hydro Jetting?
If you’re going through drain cleaner like crazy and still dealing with slow drains, bad odors, or constant clogs, it’s time for a better solution – hydro jetting. This option will reduce the debris buildup that limits your water flow, breeds bacteria, and creates problems in your pipes. Find out more about hydro jetting and
How do You Repipe a House?
If you have an older home, are doing a remodel, or dealing with ongoing plumbing issues, it may be time to repipe your home. This is an extensive project, but once it’s finished, you can get decades out of the investment. Here’s what you need to know about repiping a home, signs you should invest