1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Annual Plumbing Maintenance Tips

    Maintaining your plumbing is a lot easier and less expensive than repairing it. Follow these steps every year to make sure your plumbing remains in good operating condition. Check for leaks indoors and outdoors. A small leak could be costing you a lot every year. And a leak in your sprinkler system could do serious damage to your home and your landscaping. Clear out your drains. Do it once a year,…Read More

  5. Prepping Your Plumbing for Fall

    For most things in life, preparation is key. While that isn’t always possible, if you can have a plan in place ahead of time to deal with a situation, you’ll likely be okay. As a homeowner, that’s very true. Most of us have gone through a scenario where an unexpected expense, like plumbing repairs, strikes at the worst possible moment. But the fact of the matter is, many household issues can…Read More

  6. Tips For Finding The Perfect Plumber

    At some time or another, we’ve all been there. You discover a clog in your sink or toilet, or you find out that your pipes are deteriorating and are in dire need of replacement. So you do one of two things. You either look online for a plumber in your area or, if you’re old school, you reach for your Yellow Pages. But the fact is, not all companies that handle plumbing repairs are created equa…Read More

  7. Signs You May Have a Slab Leak

    One of the more destructive plumbing issues a homeowner can face is a slab leak. Because a broken pipe under your home's foundation can leak water for an untold amount of time, it's imperative that you, as a homeowner, understand the signs of a slab leak. By foregoing immediate repair, you risk structural and foundation damage, potentially costing you thousands upon thousands of dollars. Here are …Read More

  8. 9 Cool Tidbits About Plumbing and Pipes

    Call it our passion for pipes, or our proclivity towards plumbing, but unlike most people we find plumbing to be quite fascinating. Knowing the history and trivia of plumbing, we believe that our chosen industry is endlessly interesting. We’ve put together just a few tidbits about plumbing that might just make you think twice about the world of pipes, drains and fixtures. The average person spen…Read More

  9. The Three P’s of Plumbing

    Basically it comes down to the three P’s: pee, poop and paper (toilet paper that is). Yes, it seems a bit juvenile but breaking it down to its most elementary seems to work with having people understand what can and can’t be flushed down the toilet. Only those three should ever be flushed. You get rid of anything else in the same manner and you are simply asking for it to come back at you, lit…Read More

  10. Flush the Idea of Putting Any of These in the Toilet

    Don’t fall for it. Not for a single minute. Not even just one time. Don’t buy into the hype that claims that those “personal wipes” are “flushable”. Oh sure, they’ll flush down and through your toilet easy enough, but it’s behind the scenes, and within your drains, that those increasingly popular wipes begin to make their own mess. Personal and baby wipes do not break down in wate…Read More