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Keep Your Plumbing in Tip-Top Shape

July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

While it might not require the level of maintenance your lawn demands, for example, your home’s plumbing system DOES require a bit of attention throughout the year if you want to avoid a costly, destructive or potentially embarrassing situation – overflowing toilet in the middle of Thanksgiving dinner, anyone? While major plumbing issues call for…

Why Choose a Tankless Water Heater?

May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Unless your shower turns cold halfway through your shampoo, you probably rarely think about your home’s hot water supply. But if it’s time to replace your hot water heater, then it’s time to consider the benefits of a tankless water heater (also called “on-demand” water heaters) over the traditional large-tank design. Energy Conservation: The #1…

How to Retrieve Items from a Drain

April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oh no! You set your rings on the bathroom counter while you were washing your hands, but accidentally knocked one into the sink and it went down the drain! Or maybe your toddler thought it was fun to watch a small toy soldier “go on an adventure” down the kitchen sink. The potential scenarios are…

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Drain Cleaning

March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ugh. A clogged drain. Whether it’s your kitchen sink, your bathroom basin or the tub, facing an ugly brew of dirty water and drain contents is on nobody’s list of a good time. Although it’s tempting to tackle the problem yourself, that can sometimes lead to even worse problems – even medical emergencies. While your…

5 Easy Tips to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater

February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Your water heater works hard for your family every day, so don’t neglect to do your part and provide regular maintenance. Implementing our easy 5 step water heater maintenance checklist will go a long way in prolonging the life of your water heater and preventing problems that arise due to neglect.   Follow these simple…

Plumbing Tips for Winter

January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The colder months of the year mean that homeowners must provide some extra TLC to their home’s plumbing equipment. Avoiding a winter disaster, such as flooding due to a burst pipe, is ideal for everyone and a few simple steps can go a long way in preventing an expensive or dangerous accident. While some tasks…

Treat Your Garbage Disposal Well

December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The beginning of the New Year comes with resolutions of all kinds: weight loss, eliminating bad habits, pursuing abandoned hobbies, and more. While New Year’s resolutions come in many varieties, the most common tend to center around healthy living or personal finance. A new year is a chance to reinvent yourself physically, emotionally, or even…

Save Money, Conserve Water

November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

You have probably heard this statistic about water: it covers over 70% of the earth. Hearing this makes most people assume that there is plenty to go around, but this isn’t necessarily the case. You see, of that huge amount of water on earth, over 97% is salt water that cannot be consumed by people.…

7 Terms You Should Redefine for Plumbing

October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

…or you’ll be the homeowner giggling like a fifth grader at the local hardware store! Plumbing is a complicated process with more terms, gadgets, and appliances than most people can remember, but the following seven terms should be easy to keep in mind since you probably already use them. Learning to redefine a few of…

Stop Leaks Now

September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are few home disasters that can be quite as devastating as water damage- both to the condition of your home and your wallet. Something as simple as a dripping faucet can increase your water bill by an exorbitant amount, and heaven forbid you have a full-blown busted pipe that destroys your flooring or causes…