September 26, 2019

Most often, accumulations in the pipes and drains create clogs. This can be food from a kitchen sink, or hair and soap buildup from a bathtub or bathroom sink.  When it comes to a toilet, an abundance of toilet paper of things not meant to be flushed can cause clogs in the drains.

If you’re concerned about a blockage, here are a few signs to look for:
 

  1. A slowly draining sink or bathtub.
    A slow drain can be the first sign...

September 25, 2019

Is water pooling on the bathroom floor around the toilet? Don’t ignore this problem! If the toilet is leaking from the base, this water has come from the toilet bowl and is not sanitary. The dirty water may even have a sewer smell to it. If left untreated, your toilet will continue to leak a little with each flush, resulting in water damage to the flooring, subfloor, and possibly the ceiling of the floor below.

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September 20, 2019

Not long ago, it was impossible to definitively know what was going on inside a pipe without exposing and removing it, which had to be weighed against the cost and hassle of doing so. Rather than spend thousands of dollars and digging up an entire lawn, it often made sense to snake a sewer pipe repeatedly and hope for the best.

Fortunately, technology has come to the rescue in the form of plumbing cameras. Just like a plumbing...

September 14, 2019

Garbage disposals are the power house of the average kitchen. They suck away food waste, slurp up flat soda, and in general help make homes a little less wasteful and a little more eco-friendly.

It’s not too difficult to keep your garbage disposal working at its best. First things first, know what things aren’t supposed to be put into the garbage disposal. Fibrous materials, coffee grounds, liquid grease, bones, fruit pits, or...

September 11, 2019

Water is everywhere, right? You use water when you turn on the faucet to wash your hands, to use the restroom, wash your clothes, and of course, you drink it. Water seems like an abundant, never-ending supply, right?

Unfortunately, that’s not true. In fact, is pretty far from the truth. Water is a limited resource, and even though it seems like you’re surrounded by it, only about 1 percent of water on earth is available for hu...

September 6, 2019

How often do you clean out your drains? Even after you do, you might still find that they drain too slowly. That can be incredibly frustrating – not to mention disgusting, depending on what won’t go down your drains. Here are some benefits of professionally-cleaned drains for you to consider.

It Stops Clogs

  • Any time a drain is clogged, it can produce one massive stink. Luckily, one of the biggest benefits of professionally-...

September 4, 2019

Kitchen and Bathroom preparation is important! Fall is almost here, which means temperatures are quickly dropping. Now is the best time to do some home maintenance projects that will keep you and your family warm and comfortable throughout the cold months, and although often overlooked, your kitchen and bathrooms are a good place to start.

Kitchens and bathrooms are generally cooler than other rooms in the home and can feel un...

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