1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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