July 31, 2019

Plumbing emergencies don’t give you time to go online and research what you need to do. If water is pouring out of a burst pipe, you need to know how to shut off the water immediately, not in ten minutes. That’s why you will want to take the time to learn the following plumbing basics before an emergency strikes.

Locate Water Shut Off Valves

You need to know how to shut off the water, both locally and the main shut off to the w...

July 26, 2019

Lots of people are afraid of messing with their household plumbing – we get that! Plumbing can be scary if you don’t know what you’re doing, and nobody wants to be responsible for their house flooding, the toilet spewing sewage all over the bathroom, or pretty much anything else that involves large quantities of water or human waste being anywhere that it doesn’t belong.

That being said, knowledge is power, and as a...

July 24, 2019

Ah, summer. The temperature increases, birds chirp, vacations abound, and we get to spend more time enjoying the outdoors. Another thing that changes during the hot months is how to take care of your home’s plumbing system.

The heat, long days, and high activity of summer put your plumbing system under new and different kinds of strain. Keep these important tips in mind, and your plumbing will be prepared for whatever the summ...

July 19, 2019

Cutting down on your water usage will help you save money on your water bill, but more importantly it can also help protect the environment. Cutting down on your water usage does not require that you make drastic changes in your lifestyle.

Below is a list of easy things you can do in order to reduce your water consumption:

Fix Leaks In Your Home

Leaks are not only annoying, but they can waste a lot of water in the long run. In f...

July 17, 2019

Home water pressure problems may present themselves in different ways, all of which can be quite frustrating. Faucets may take forever to fill a sink or bathtub, or a shower head may not give you that strong spray you want.

When only one fixture has low water pressure, it's likely that the problem can be remedied if you just focus on fixing that one fixture.  However, there are various broader plumbing issues that can affect t...

July 12, 2019

Having a leak in your home—wherever it is—can wreak utter havoc on your home. Very quickly, dangerous mold and mildew can grow in those damp environments, threatening your health and the condition of your walls. It is imperative that you find these leaks as soon as possible!

Thankfully, leaking water can leave a lot of clues as to its whereabouts. A musty odor coming from a very specific area in your home, peeling or flaking w...

July 11, 2019

Mold loves bathrooms. They’re small, closed off, and frequently damp – ideal accommodations for mold growth of all kinds. We’ve already taken the time to talk to you about what causes bathroom mold growth as well as how to both remove and prevent it. What we haven’t talked about yet is why it’s so important to do these things. Here are four very good reasons why you shouldn’t let mold grow in your home.

Many common molds are t...

July 2, 2019

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...

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