We’re sure you’re aware that plumbing fixtures come in all different styles and designs, but were you aware that they also are made for different water flow levels? Some fixtures, such as your shower heads and toilets, are designed to use less water than others, and for good reason. Low flow plumbing fixtures offer a [...]
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A TANKLESS WATER HEATER MAY BE RIGHT FOR YOU IF… You are looking to replace your existing water heater before it actually breaks down. If you need a new water heater anyway, you should definitely consider a tankless model. You find yourself running out of hot water often. Whether you have a large family, [...]
If you have kids, chances are you’ll need to retrieve a toy or other small object from the toilet at some point. Most of the time, getting a toy out of the toilet is just an icky chore. If a child actually flushes the toy, though, you have a bigger problem. But don’t worry too [...]
Identify the possible water damage culprits in your home The Kitchen Look carefully at your major appliances: Periodically check for leaks under the sink where the hose connects to the water supply. Look around the base of the dishwasher for evidence of leaks, such as discolored, warped, or soft flooring materials, or water damage to [...]
Household plumbing is a very important system that we are very reliant on. It works day in and day out to control water flow in your home. Most of the time we don't even pay attention to our plumbing system as long as it is in working order. It's when something goes awry that we begin to [...]
There are many reasons why drain cleaning should be a regular item on your to-do list, and bad odors are among the top. Smells coming from your drain can stink up your kitchen and bathroom, and make cooking, cleaning, and entertaining unpleasant. However, there are multiple sources of bad drain smells, and today we’re going to talk [...]
Once you move on from hand-washing dishes, there’s no going back. So when the dishwasher starts having problems, there’s no time to waste in getting to the bottom of it. You can always call in a plumber -- and for some problems, you definitely should -- but there are some small, common dishwasher problems that [...]
Plumbing problems seem to occur at the most inconvenient times — because the most inconvenient times are generally during seasons or events that put stress on your pipes. Seasonal shifts, whether related to festivities, winter temperatures or travel, have the power to push your plumbing to the brink. The following are our favorite tips from [...]
When it comes to home maintenance, there are certain things that can wait (like removing that tired looking wallpaper in the bedroom), and others that should be tackled without delay (like cleaning rain gutters before the snow flies). What may seem like a minor issue now, can quickly turn into a homeowner’s nightmare. So, to [...]
The holidays are here and that means colder weather, family time and lots of delicious food. Preparing for those holiday meals can really put your garbage disposal to the test. Garbage disposals may seem like the ultimate convenience until it stops working. This season you probably don’t want to include a plumber on your holiday [...]