1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 8 Common Causes of Household Water Leaks: Part Three

    In the first two portions of this series, we discussed potential causes of water leaks in your home plumbing system. If you have already ruled out water pressure, vegetation, joint damage, loose connections, and extreme temperature changes as causes of your leak; perhaps you’ll find the answer in our final segment. #6 Clogged Pipes Clogged pipes are the source of a host of plumbing problems caus…Read More

  6. 8 Common Causes of Household Water Leaks: Part Two

    The smallest water leak will eventually sink the biggest ship. It is important to treat all leaks, no matter how minor, before they become a much bigger problem. In our previous article, we discussed how connections and freezing temperatures can damage pipes and cause household water leaks. In part two, we will discuss a couple more: #3 Water Pressure A lot of people think that high water pressure…Read More

  7. 8 Common Causes of Household Water Leaks: Part One

    Anywhere that water flows, there is potential for it to leak. Most calls to plumbers are requests to fix water leaks or damage related to leaks. The best way to treat leaks is to prevent them from occurring. In this series, we will discuss some of the most common causes of household water leaks and what you can do to prevent or repair them. #1 Loose Connectors Problem: Where water pipes connect to…Read More

  8. Hydro Jetting — What is it, And do I Need it?

    Hydro Jetting pushes water, under fairly high pressure, up through your sewage pipes, from the bottom up. Sounds a little scary, right? It’s not, and we promise that you aren’t going to end up with contaminated water flying out of your toilet and shower drains. The reason hydro jetting works so well is that it counteracts the toll that gravity takes on your pipes over time. Your home probably …Read More

  9. Signs of a Clogged Sewer Line

    If you are having problems with drains in bathroom sinks, tubs or with appliances like your washing machine, you may be able to fix them on your own. But, you may have a whole house sewer line clog. That is not something you want to fool around with. You might have a whole house sewer line clog if: You see bubbles when you flush a toilet or when a sink is trying to drain. You see bubbles in drains…Read More

  10. Home Plumbing Myths. Don’t Believe Them

    Myth As long as I run the water, I can put just about anything in the garbage disposal. Truth You can not put just about anything down the garbage disposal. Unless you want to be outside, locating the overflow drain, and pulling potato peels and other gunk out of the drain by hand, heed this warning. If you’ve recently installed a heavy-duty, ultra-powerful disposal, some of this might not apply…Read More