1. How to Tell if You Have a Foundation Leak

    Foundation or slab leaks is a plumbing industry term that refers to leaks that occur in the plumbing water lines that run below the concrete foundation of a home. These foundation slab leaks can quickly become very costly and cause a lot of damage. Because your entire home rests on your slab foundation, it is important for leaks to be addressed as quickly as they are noticed. However, oftentimes h…Read More

  2. How to Prevent Foundation Leaks

    Foundation leaks can cause big, expensive problems and compromise the structural integrity of your entire home. Afterall, it is the foundation that your home stands on! While you probably didn’t dig the hole or lay your own foundation to ensure it was built properly, there are still some things that you can do as a homeowner to prevent foundation leaks without doing any construction. Follow thes…Read More

  3. Is Hard Water Hurting Your Plumbing?

    Hard water is notorious for the lovely and crusty mineral buildup it leaves on shower heads and bathtubs, while it leaves your hair less than illustrious, and your clothes hard, scratchy, and a little dingy looking! Hard water not only makes your life duller, but it may be hurting your plumbing. If you’re in an area where hard water is causing an issue with how you bathe and the laundry you wash…Read More

  4. Is It Time To Retire Your Old Plumbing?

    When your home plumbing goes, it goes — and it will likely require emergency plumbing services. This home disaster can cause irreparable damage and a loss of belongings, and because the plumbing is hidden behind walls it’s hard to know when it needs to be replaced or upgraded. So, how do you tell if it’s time to retire your old plumbing? Don’t let your plumbing emergency wreck havoc on you…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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