preparing for plumbing emergencies
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preparing for plumbing emergencies

Do you have a plumbing repair kit in your home to make emergency repairs quickly? Having everything you need in one bucket or box can help you eliminate some of the stress that comes with plumbing emergencies. On this blog, you will find out what you should have in your kit and some basic tips about making these repairs to avoid further damage to your home. It is my hope that you will find more than enough information to keep your home dry, your drains draining, and a peace of mind and lack of stress to tackle these dreaded household occurrences.

preparing for plumbing emergencies

  • Four Things That Can Cause Damage When You Are Trying To Unclog Your Drains

    7 August 2017

    Most people will experience a clogged or slow-moving drain at some point or another. Some of the more common culprits for these clogs are grease, hair, and simple soap buildup. You may even experience mineral buildup in your pipes if you have hard water and do not have a water softening system. You may be tempted to perform your own drain cleaning with simple solutions you already have around your home, but you may be setting yourself up to cause more damage.

  • Is Your Main Sewer Line Blocked?

    18 March 2017

    There are few things worse than having to deal with a plumbing emergency. Blocked sewer lines are often to blame for the mess created by a malfunctioning plumbing fixture, so being able to detect these blockages in their early stages allows you to deal with the problem before it becomes a disaster. Here are three things that you can watch for to help you determine if your main sewer line is blocked in the future.

  • Four Mistakes New Renovators Make With Their Kitchen Plumbing

    13 March 2017

    There's a reason why plumbing is one of the most highly paid trades. Though new renovators may think that they can do some basic plumbing on their own, there are a lot of things that they might not consider. Much of plumbing requires that you understand the entirety of the plumbing system—and the way that faucets and other fixtures are actually used by their owners. Here are some mistakes that are most commonly made.

  • Four Things You Need To Do To Properly Maintain Your Kitchen Sink

    8 March 2017

    You can avoid sink repairs and keep your kitchen looking great by putting effort into proper sink maintenance. Kitchen sinks take a beating because they're used to accomplish just about every cooking task. You even need to rely on your kitchen sink when you're cleaning other areas of your home to do things like mix cleaning solutions. You can keep your sink in good condition both functionally and aesthetically by taking care of all of the following four maintenance tasks on a regular basis:

  • Recently Purchase A Pre-Existing Home? 4 Plumbing Projects You Should Tackle

    6 March 2017

    If you've recently purchased a pre-existing home, you probably have list of home improvement projects you want to tackle. If your plumbing hasn't made the short list of projects, you should add that now. Even if you didn't identify any problems during the walk-through, there are still some plumbing issues you should watch out for. Here are four plumbing projects you should tackle in your home. Have Your Pipes Inspected