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How to Stop a Flooding Plumbing System Before It Ruins Your Home

August 29th, 2016

If a pipe bursts suddenly or a fixture overflows, will you know what to do? It’s important to have a plan in place so that you and your family members know just what to do as water is spilling onto the floors. You don’t want to risk thousands of dollars in damages to flooring or potential mold and mildew development. Follow our advice, and be sure to know the locations of the shut-off valves in your home so that you can stop the flooding fast. Continue Reading

How Do I Fix a Leak Underneath the Sink?

August 22nd, 2016

Plumbers get a lot of calls about leaks underneath the sink, in part because this type of leak is one you can detect without any special equipment. If you notice leaking, it may be best to leave the job up to a professional—but you may want to try some things first. Check out our advice and know what to do if you see water seeping out under the sink. Continue Reading

Should You Have a Whole-House Plumbing Inspection?

August 14th, 2016

Typically, you call a plumber because you’ve noticed a leak or because your garbage disposal is broken. And often, by the time you find out that your plumbing system is in need of repair, it’s already caused some damage. Have you ever considered calling in a plumber before you ever notice a problem? Continue Reading

Hard Water Can Ruin Your Plumbing System

August 8th, 2016

Hard water can be an annoyance. White chalky residue coats your drains and builds up around your faucet. The minerals in hard water—like calcium—also stop soap from dissolving, which means soap residue ends up in the tub or on clothing after a laundry cycle. You’re also likely to notice water spots on dishes, and many people report oily hair or skin after a shower. Continue Reading

How Chemical Drain Cleaners Harm Your Drains

August 1st, 2016

If you’re looking for a way to clear your drains of buildup and keep clogs at bay, professional drain cleaning is the way to go. We know that there are store-bought liquids sold on shelves, but are chemical drain cleaners really a solution at all? Continue Reading

How Come My Drains Clog Even Though I Have a Garbage Disposal?

July 24th, 2016

If you have a garbage disposal, chances are high that you use it pretty liberally. However, if you use it too often for the wrong items, you might end up with a major drain clog. And that’s simply not worth it. Continue Reading

How to Maintain Your Water Heater

July 18th, 2016

Your water heater won’t work perfectly forever. We want to make sure that homeowners understand proper maintenance techniques so that they get the most out of their water heaters while they are around. Proper water heater maintenance may help to… Continue Reading

Our Recommendations for Cleaner Drainpipes

July 11th, 2016

Clogged drains can come up at random times, and their occurrence may seem unavoidable. But if you practice a few simple tips, you can have cleaner drains that are a lot less likely to get blocked up. Continue Reading

How Trenchless Pipe Replacement Works

July 4th, 2016

A broken sewer line is something you never hope to deal with. The sewer line that runs from your drainage system out to the city’s sewer main (or to a septic tank, depending on your location) is durable, but there comes a point in any pipe’s lifespan when it needs replacement. Continue Reading

How to Know When Your Plumbing Needs Replacement

June 27th, 2016

If your plumbing system is not working properly, you hope that the problem can be resolved quickly, and without too much cost. However, if you don’t get the services you need, your pipes and fixtures may cause a lot more trouble later on. Sometimes, replacing your pipes, water heater, toilet, or other fixtures simply makes the most sense. In the following guide, we help you understand when the parts of your plumbing system may need replacement and when repairs might not do the trick. Continue Reading