Frozen pipes are the largest concern amongst homeowners during cold weather. However, the winter season brings about a few other dangers to your home’s plumbing system. Extra cooking can stress your kitchen system while holiday house guests can strain your bathroom’s plumbing. It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but an emergency visit from a plumber can ruin even the [...]
Tips for Frozen Pipe Prevention
With the winter upon us, we can look forward to the many things the holidays bring. However, winter means cold weather, which can wreak havoc on your plumbing system if you aren’t ready for it. Dropping temperatures and frozen water means any plumbing systems need to be properly winterized to prevent frozen pipes. While freezing may seem like a menial [...]
What Type of Water Filtration is Right For You?
From drinking and cooking to bathing and cleaning, everyone wants clean water delivered to their homes and businesses. However, the process for receiving that water isn’t as simple as you may think. There are multiple stops along the way and miles of pipe to travel through before your water reaches your faucet. Those that want the best in quality [...]
Watch What You Put in Your Septic System
Indoor plumbing is truly one of the marvels of the modern world. Its invention has made the discard of waste an afterthought and helped control the spread of disease and undesirable conditions. However, it’s such an afterthought that many have no idea where their waste goes after they’ve flushed—it truly is out of sight, out of mind. However, this [...]
Use a Trusted Plumber for Your Next Kitchen Remodeling Job
For many, it’s their dream to finally redo the kitchen. They want to get rid of the flooring, add a kitchen island, and do away with that ugly wallpaper. However, when it comes to a complete kitchen remodeling job, don’t forget to involve a professional plumber in your plans. While many contractors also carry state plumbing licenses, [...]
Why is a Plumbing License So Important?
When it comes to plumbing repairs, it’s important to make the right decisions about who you hire to work in your home. That means asking some tough questions before deciding on a contractor. Many plumbers claim that they’re “licensed, bonded, and insured.” But, why is this so important? Well, it has to do with making sure you, your home, and the [...]
Keep an Eye on Your Sewer Lines!
When it comes to plumbing repairs, sewer line breaks are some of the most expensive and labor-intensive repairs out there. However, you may not know immediately when sewer lines break at your home or business. The water will continue to run, but you might notice a few things such as an odor when you use the water, cloudy water, bad tasting water, drain backups, or[...]
Know these Symptoms of Failing Water Heaters!
Don’t you love just stepping into an ice-cold shower? Wait, you don’t? Then you might want to make sure your water heater is always running at optimal levels. Whether its washing the dishes or relaxing with a hot bath; hot water plays a role in so many of the mundane tasks of daily life. However, you might only notice when you’re forced to [...]
Why hire a professional for bathroom remodeling?
One of the most popular remodeling projects is bathroom remodeling projects. We spend an estimated over 90 days in the bathroom during our lifetime. With this in mind, many spruce up their restrooms to add a touch of class, create more space or increase the functionality. However, even for experienced DIYers, a bathroom remodeling job can [...]
Master your Main Water Shut Off Valve!
For homeowners out there, it’s a never-ending battle against things that go wrong with your home. In some situations, like water and gas leaks; it’s beneficial to turn off the supply of water or gas to your home’s appliances. This is an important place to note when you first move into a new home, as you won’t want to waste time if a burst [...]