Don’t flush wipes down your toilet! Regardless of what the label says, they can damage your plumbing system. Flushing wipes may not cause an issue right away as they could go down the toilet just fine, without the need for a plunger. The problem comes later on when the wipes move through your sewer system. Many [...]
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For many homeowners, few things are more frustrating than a clogged toilet or sewer drain. Particularly, if you have guests, this might just be the most embarrassing thing. Luckily such plumbing issues can be avoided. To save you the embarrassment, inconvenience, and costly plumbing repairs, here are some tips that will help you prevent some [...]
A water heater is a very important appliance in your home. It’s there when you need it most, providing the hot water you need to shower, wash clothes, dishes, and more. However, not everyone understands the importance of performing proper maintenance on their water heaters. Without maintenance, there is a potential for serious problems. Even [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]