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 [...]
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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 [...]
The holidays are upon us and there are a million little things to do, but calling a plumber in the middle of your family dinner shouldn’t have to be one of them. Of course, mishaps happen at any time, but with the influx of visitors and cooking and cleaning and shopping and planning, plumbing [...]
Has the time come to replace your water heater? Before you go and buy a new one, make sure you are getting the right one for your needs. To begin this process, you must decide whether you need a traditional water heater or a tankless option. The Prestige Plumbing team is here to help you [...]
Now that Labor Day is a fading memory, it’s time to think “fall” and get ready for winter. When the leaves change colors and the temperatures drop, be ready with these quick, fall plumbing tips from Prestige Plumbing: After the leaves are done dropping be sure to clean the gutters, downspouts, window wells, and yard [...]
Disposal Don’ts Potato Peels If it’s Sunday night and you’re making your famous mashed potatoes, don’t even think about putting the peels down the garbage disposal. The starches in the cut potatoes turn into a thick gluey paste and can cause the disposal’s blades to stick or create a major traffic jam in the pipes. Banana [...]
So your drain isn’t draining as fast as it usually does. It’s not fully clogged, you don’t notice any other signs of damage, and nothing strange is happening, but the water sticks around for longer than it reasonably should. What do you do? If you’re like most American homeowners, your first instinct is to run [...]