May 31, 2019

Drains are one of those plumbing fixtures that people tend not to think about unless they develop some sort of problem. While it’s certainly a good idea to call for repairs as soon as you notice a problem with your drains, that’s not the only time you should have them professionally cleaned.

Techniques and Prevention

For many years, the most popular method of drain cleaning was to use a drain snake. This involved inserting a l...

May 29, 2019

Not every homeowner has a garbage disposal under the kitchen sink, but those who do usually love the convenience of being able to flush food scraps directly down the drain. One of the biggest benefits is that a disposal can keep rotten food odors out of the garbage can, but if you don’t maintain your disposal from time to time, those odors might start wafting out of your drain.

Careful use and diligent maintenance will also ex...

May 24, 2019

Hard water is water with high mineral content. Hard water forms when water picks up soluble minerals like calcium and magnesium carbonates while passing through limestone and chalk deposits underground. Drinking hard water can have some health benefits, but hard water can also cause skin conditions, defective plumbing, unsightly mineral deposits on sinks and appliances, and other nuisances. This is why many households have wa...

May 22, 2019

Faucets are an indispensable part of your home and keeping them in a good working condition is imperative. A leaky faucet, whether or not it's in the bathtub or sink, not only disturbs sleep and adds to the water bill but also causes inconvenience that might range from annoying to catastrophic.

The typical reasons of faucet dripping include corrosion, mineral deposit on the internal parts, or defective gaskets, o-rings, or was...

May 17, 2019

If a toilet is giving you trouble it is easy to conclude that it needs to be replaced. While ​installing a new toilet can definitely be the best option for a troublesome fixture, it is not necessarily the only solution. When a few repairs will be enough to solve the problem there is no reason to spend the extra money to buy a new toilet and take the time to install it. The key is knowing when to replace a toilet and when to r...

May 15, 2019

All of us will have a slow or clogged drain, but if you notice this problem keeps happening, it might be time for you to consider hydrojetting. 

Hydrojetting uses a high pressure hose with a special nozzle to blast water and loosen materials that have built up in your pipes. After we first diagnose what the problem is, we will use a water jet ranging from the 3,000-8,000 PSI range to remove the blockage. Hydrojetting can remov...

May 1, 2019

Running water is a modern convenience that we all take for granted — until it stops working. Preventive care and maintenance of your plumbing system can help you to avoid unpleasant surprises like a failing plumbing system. If your home is older, you may need to look into repiping it. Repiping your home is a big job, one that many people avoid and put off.

However, delaying this repair can lead to big problems in your home. So...

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