1. 4 Ways to Avoid Plumbing Emergencies

    Plumbing emergencies are not only a huge inconvenience but can cause a lot of damage and require emergency plumbers to avoid more damage or complications, which can be quite costly. While not all plumbing emergencies can be avoided, several can be by simply using your plumbing system correctly. Here are some simple tips to avoid some common plumbing emergencies. #1 Respect Your Throne The toilet i…Read More

  2. How Water Heater Filtration Systems Work

    If you have joined the millions of Americans who are leaving the tanks of ancient hot water heaters behind and have upgraded to a tankless water heater system, you are already well aware of the luxury of always having hot water available and not being limited to what is stored in a reservoir tank. To keep the hot water flowing, it is important to conduct routine maintenance on your hot water heate…Read More

  3. Common Summer Plumbing Problems and How to Avoid Them

    Summertime is a time for leisure activities that involve heading outdoors and enjoying the fresh air and all the mud and dirt that mother nature has to offer. Here in Dallas, we are fortunate to have less time that we are forced to recess inside, but with kids out of school and longer days, we are not exempt from the summer bustle. Along with a host of new activities comes new opportunities for pl…Read More

  4. What are Water Heater Filtration Systems and Why Do You Need Them?

    If you have been considering getting a tankless water heater, congratulations! A tankless water heater is a great way to get efficient hot water that doesn’t require you to heat up the water in an entire tank. They also save you from the possibility that you could run out of hot water when all the relatives descend upon your place for your cousin’s wedding. More and more people are turning to …Read More

  5. Slab Leaks: What Every Homeowner Should Know

    Slab leaks are, thankfully, not a terribly common problem, but can be quite the costly headache when they do occur. Fixing the leak itself is not that difficult, but the problem is getting to it. Slab leaks are the result of pipes or your plumbing system below the foundation of your house leaking. Because the concrete foundation that supports your house — as well as your house — sits on top of…Read More

  6. Garbage Disposal Etiquette

    Perhaps it is what the name garbage disposal implies, or perhaps it is because of the way we were raised, but somewhere along the line, garbage disposal etiquette has become a lost art form. This is unfortunate because due to the general disregard we have for our garbage disposals, and the abuse they endure by the seemingly naive sink operator, plumbers’ schedules remain booked with appointments…Read More

  7. Plumbing Problems Home Buyers Should Look For- Part Two

    Welcome back! In part one of this two-part series, our Dallas plumber discussed a few potential plumbing problems you should be aware of when you are looking to purchase a new home including the hot water heater, the sewage system, and the grade of the yard. Here, we will wrap up our discussion with a few more potential problems to be aware of. Lead Pipes Lead pipes were used in older homes to con…Read More

  8. Plumbing Problems Home Buyers Should Look For- Part One

    Purchasing a home is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life, no matter if it’s your first or tenth. Purchasing a home is also one of the largest financial investments a person will make, so it is important to make sure it is worth it! When you are looking to purchase a home, there are many things to do before the closing date. The task list can be so long and daunting, it can feel l…Read More

  9. Fun Bathroom Facts Even Your Plumber May Not Know!

    The bathroom is the one place that every person visits each day, whether in the comfort of their own home, in public, or at someone else’s home. Not much mind is paid to this activity that is considered a private act. But, just in case you were interested, we have compiled some fun facts about it. The average person uses the restroom six to eight times a day, which is over 2,500 times a year. Ov…Read More

  10. Avoid Post-Thanksgiving Plumbing Emergencies

    It may be surprising to know that the busiest profession the day after Thanksgiving is not the retail clerk, but the plumber! On the day after Thanksgiving, plumbing companies see a 47 to 50 percent increase in emergency calls. Fortunately, it’s not why you may think, but is usually kitchen sink related. Here are a few tips to keep you from placing one of those calls. Take Care of Your Garbage D…Read More