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.
17 December 2017
One of the components of your household plumbing that you do not want to neglect is the water heater. Maintaining your water heater is important for the efficiency of plumbing, as well as for the safety of you and your family. It is essential to keep up with the maintenance of your water heater and have it replaced when it has reached the end of its life. Here are some water heater maintenance tips that will help ensure your water heater is safe and efficient:
11 September 2017
When you think about having sewer repair done, you might immediately think about someone coming in and digging up your yard. However, this is not the only option. Instead, you can opt for trenchless sewer repair. As its name suggests, this type of repair involves doing sewer repair work without digging up your yard. These are some of the scenarios in which this can be the ideal type of sewer repair:
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.
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.
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.