Archive for 2016

How to Fix Your Sink Sprayer »

If you’re tired of washing dishes with a sink sprayer that only dribbles or fires erratically like a machine gun, you don’t have to put up with such nonsense any longer. Chances are, you also don’t need to be a handy man or plumber to get your sprayer working properly again. So before hitting the […]

Winter Home Plumbing Tips »

Your home water supply doesn’t care for the winter cold any more than you do.  If it could talk, it would tell you so.  And yet when you think about, water has its own way of protesting frigid temperatures.  You know, like expanding and bursting through pipes and forming puddles anywhere and everywhere as it […]

The Undesirable Combination of Plumbing Leaks and Household Pests »

Nobody likes to see water leaking from the toilet or the sink. Not only is this a waste, but you’ll be left to clean the kitchen or bathroom. Homeowners don’t try and fix this issue quickly, thinking it’s only a waste of water. However, this is the reason for your exorbitant monthly energy bill and […]

Sump Pump Maintenance to Keep Your Surrounding Dry »

Homeowners can potentially avoid costly water damage (including mildew and mold buildup) by installing a simple sump pump. There are many sump pumps available in the market, some with simple design and working ability while others that have commercial or industrial strength. Objective of sump pump installation is the same, i.e. pushing collected water out […]

Plastic Pipes: Why They Are Great for Homes »

There was a time when residential plumbing only consisted of plumbing systems made from metal, ceramic and concrete materials. These pipes required hours of laborious installation and maintenance work. They had to be threaded or welded before becoming useful and often required installation of sensitive compression fittings.

Hard Water: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly »

About 89.3% of U.S. homes have hard water according to a United States Geological survey. No doubt water is a precious resource– we conduct our household duties with it, use it in cooking and washing clothes, drink and even water plants. However do all types of water hold the same importance for homeowners? Does hard […]

Need An Emergency Plumber? Do These First »

Every homeowner faces a plumbing emergency once in a while. Imagine waking up in the middle of night to find water pooling on the bathroom floor… Such incidences incite panic and you’re left trying to find ways to solve the problems. Oftentimes, the cause of a particular plumbing issue isn’t obvious, which makes it even […]

Home Plumbing Issues That Require Prompt Attention »

Not all home maintenance issues have the same level of priority – not by a long shot.  That’s especially true when it comes to cosmetic issues like removing scuff marks, purging and donating clothes you no longer wear, or changing a paint color because you’re tired of the current one.  Doesn’t mean such tasks aren’t […]

Preventative Plumbing Measures For Pet Owners »

Pets are our loyal companions—cheering us up with their shenanigans. Cats, dogs, guinea pigs, —all our cutesy friends have a furry little problem that can cause trouble in paradise. Their hair and fur, while soft and warm, can go down the drain, clogging the entire plumbing system. It is possible and is more frequent than […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Trust a Professional for Your Household Plumbing »

The trend of do-it-yourself home projects is taking the country by storm. When it comes to house plumbing, most people are tempted to fix things on their own. But, we’ve seen enough cases to recommend against it. When a trained and experienced plumber takes care of the installations and/ or fixing tasks, they make it […]