1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  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