May 29, 2020

Houses make sounds. It’s part of being a house. For the most part, it’s natural. Sometimes, though… it isn’t. Sometimes, the things you hear inside your walls are the result of a problem with your home’s plumbing. When you hear those plumbing sounds, you’ll want to know what they are and what to do about them.

We’ve listed the most common problematic home plumbing sounds:

Banging

When you turn the water on in your home, do you h...

May 21, 2020

There are few issues more frustrating to homeowners than a faulty toilet. Arguably the most essential fixture in a house, your toilet should be kept in good condition—and this means being aware of what not to flush. There are certain items that you should never flush down your toilet, or you will likely require a quality plumber to set things right again. Here are seven items you should absolutely never flush down your toilet...

May 14, 2020

Many people don’t immediately realize they have a clogged drain until it’s too late. A clogged drain will lead to you many problems that will be costly and damaging. It starts out with the inability to use the sink, shower, or toilet and then those issues could turn into a chronic clog that could cause water damage from over-flowing water.

The most common clog removal method is pouring a chemical mixture from your local s...

May 6, 2020

Nowadays, people have become fairly suspicious of tap water. Yes, there are regulations out there to ensure safe drinking water, but there are always questions about whether or not tap water is truly safe. 

To get around this issue, many people have started using water filtration systems. Not only do these provide better tasting water, but they also eliminate health risks. 

Here are a few reasons why you should consider install...

April 28, 2020

Ever wonder about your garbage disposal and what makes it so important? It's an underrated part of the home and here are 4 things you may not have realized about this useful and convenient appliance.

1) What To Avoid Putting Down Your Garbage Disposal
While garbage disposals are handy and wonderful to have, they are not indestructible. There are certain things you should still avoid putting down them in order to avoid clogs. B...

April 24, 2020

If you have a water leak inside one of the walls in your home, it could be wreaking havoc and you might not even know about it. You have to catch those leaks as soon as you can in order to protect your home from mold growth and wall damage. Leaking water often leaves a lot of signs that it's happening, you just need to look for it. 

Here's how you can tell:

  1. A strange, musty odor is coming from a specific area in your h...

April 16, 2020

Instead of our normal weekly articles discussing various plumbings topics and how-tos, we'd like to share this fantastic article from ThePrepared.com that talks about whether or not COVID-19 can be caught through your plumbing. 

This article originally appeared in The Prepared and was written by Alexandra Frost

Stay six feet apart. Practice excellent hygiene. Stay home. We’re all aware of the basic measures for preventing the s...

April 10, 2020

For plumbers, a snake is better know as a drain auger. This long, bendable metal coil can either be used manually or it comes in a power version.

Here is how you can use it to unclog your drains and fix other plumbing issues you might be having. 

1: When faced with a clogged drain, you should first try a plunger. Creating a good vacuum and then forcing air into it with a plunger, is often all you need to do the trick. However,...

April 1, 2020

Along with electric wires, pipes are the veins of you house. They are essential to keeping everything running properly. When a pipe starts to leak, however, that can mean big problems for you. A leaking pipe might not be visible right away, leading to major damages if not addressed. If you do find that you have a leaking pipe, first turn off the water supply valve and then try these 3 easy fixes before you call a Clear Drain...