October 10th, 2016
The days are starting to get colder, and soon we’re going to be right in the middle of winter. There are a number of things you need to do to get your home ready for that season, one of which is preparing your pipes. Frozen pipes are a major issue, one that can potentially cost you thousands in repairs. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to mitigate the problem. Read on to find out more.
October 3rd, 2016
Your city puts your water supply through an exhaustive treatment process before it gets piped into your home. Despite that, though, there is no guarantee that your tap water will be totally clean and purified when it gets to you. There will always be some small amount of harmful minerals or other contaminants that make it into the drinking water. That’s why you should take steps to protect your home with a water treatment system. Let’s take a look at one of those water treatment systems, reverse osmosis, and how it can help you.
September 26th, 2016
Water heaters are one of the hardest working appliances in the average home. They deal with almost constant strain, day in and day out, every day of the year. So in order to deal with that level of wear and tear, water heaters are built to last. If you really want your water heater to last as long as possible, though, you’re going to need to make sure that it gets professional maintenance at least once a year. Read on to find out more about the benefits of water heater maintenance.
September 19th, 2016
Drain cleaning offers a multitude of advantages for homeowners who schedule it on a regular basis. It helps get rid of clogs, and keeps everything running smoothly for as long as possible. You need to make sure that your drains are cleaned on a consistent basis, if you want to get any benefit from the process. If you don’t know when to schedule drain cleaning services, however, don’t worry. Read on to find out when the best time would be.
September 12th, 2016
Toilet overflows can be a massive headache for homeowners. They can cause a lot of water damage, they’re unsanitary, and they tend to happen so fast that it can be difficult to mitigate a great deal of the damage. Fortunately, there are a number of different methods you can use to stop your toilet from overflowing before it gets too out of hand. Read on to find out how.
September 6th, 2016
No matter how well you take care of your water heater, there will come a time when you need to replace it. Before you go ahead and install a typical tank water heater, though, you should take a look at the other options available on the market. Let’s take a look at tankless water heaters, how they work, and some of the advantages they can offer you.
August 29th, 2016
The pipes in a plumbing system tend to be sturdy, and can last all the way up to a century under ideal circumstances. For most people, though, that’s a little over-optimistic. As resilient as they are, sooner or later all plumbing pipes need to be replaced. Read on for more info on when to repipe your home.
August 22nd, 2016
A water heater is only as good as the amount of hot water it can supply on demand. If the system can’t supply hot water, there really isn’t a point to it, is there? So when your water heater’s output is dropping it’s a pretty big issue. There are a number of different reasons why this might be happening. Let’s take a look at some of those reasons below.
August 15th, 2016
Your water line is the pipe that runs from the city water main to your home’s plumbing system. All the water that you use every day, all year-round, is transported through the water line. So keeping your water line in good shape is kind of a big deal, if you want the rest of your plumbing system to continue working properly. There are a few signs that your water line might be in trouble. Let’s take a look at those signs now, so that you know when to call for repairs.
August 8th, 2016
No professional plumber worth his salt would ever pour a store bought drain cleaner down a clogged drain. Plenty of homeowners are content to do it, though. So, why would a professional avoid doing what has become so common across the country? Simple: it’s a bad way to clean out your drains. Read on to find out why professional drain cleaning is much better for your home in the long run than using a store bought cleaner on your drains.