June 24, 2020

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...

June 17, 2020

Deciding to repipe your home, particularly if your pipes are made from galvanized material or are broken and outdated, is one of the most important undertakings a homeowner can invest in.

If you have observed a dramatic drop in water pressure, leaks, corroded pipes, or dirty water, copper piping can help.

The Benefits of Copper

Copper piping produces a number of positive changes. First, your water will taste better than it has i...

June 9, 2020

When you have a clogged drain in your home, you may be tempted to go out and grab a liquid drain cleaner from the nearest hardware store. Store bought drain cleaners are convenient, but in the end they do far more harm than good. Here are the reasons why store bought drain cleaners are so bad for your drains:

The vast majority of drain cleaners use highly corrosive substances to “eat” through any clogs that may be...

June 3, 2020

Every homeowner is at risk, whether they know it or not. We don’t often think of them in this way, but our homes are actually potential disasters. We’re talking of course about gas lines. While they’re necessary to keeping our houses running smoothly, they’re also incredibly dangerous, and in some cases even deadly. Homes have been known to explode due to gas leaks. Sometimes this worst-case scenario is just a freak accident....

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...