How Winter Creates Plumbing Problems

How Winter Creates Plumbing Problems

Did you know that your home’s water line can leak or break due to frozen water? Below-freezing temperatures cause water to freeze mid-flow through your home’s pipes. This can lead to a burst pipe or leaking water line. Also, septic tanks are more likely to burst when the dirt is frozenand snow is on the ground.
If you live in a location with hard water, sediment buildup in the water heater tank causes rust to develop. This rust is harder to get rid of during the winter.
Because of this, your family deals with contaminated drinking, bathing, and cooking water for months. These plumbing problems are a direct cause of winter’s harsh conditions. Sudden temperature drops, snowfall, hail, and other weather-related problems leave your home’s plumbing in a tough position.
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The Do's & Don'ts of your Garbage Disposal

The Do’s & Don’ts of your Garbage Disposal

You may be a huge fan of your garbage disposal, but do you treat it right? We often take the things we rely on the most for granted, and our poor garbage disposals can suffer by making a simple, little mistake. Maybe you don’t even mean to be doing it, but your kitchen habits could be harming your disposal and plumbing.

Check out these Do’s & Don’ts to make sure your garbage disposal is given the care it deserves. Read more

How to Install an Electric Water Heater

How to Install an Electric Water Heater

A water heater, especially an electric model, is a very simple device. Unfortunately, such simplicity doesn’t really extend to its installation.

A water heater, especially an electric model, is a very simple device. Unheated water enters one side of the tank. The water is heated by a couple of electric resistance elements that extend from the side of the tank into the middle of the water. And then on demand the water exits from the other side of the tank. Read more

Whole House Water Filtration

Whole House Water Filtration System

Protect your home, health, and appliances by filtering all of your water.

Three stages of water filtration removes major contaminants and makes clean water for cooking, showering, drinking, and anything else. Use a simple, easy-to-install whole house water filtration system with virtually no loss in water pressure. Read more

DIY Plumbing Tips for First Time Homeowners

DIY Plumbing Tips for First Time Homeowners

Moving in to a new home can be exciting and overwhelming while at the same time can be challenging, especially for first time homeowners. Being in charge of your new home means you have to take care of every little thing to make it look beautiful and a safe haven for your family; from housekeeping to plumbing, you need to take care of everything. In case you have a plumbing problem, you can call a plumber, but just in case you feel like working out a bit yourself, you can try DIY. Read more

Summertime Plumbing Tips

Summertime Plumbing Tips

Summertime is typically seen as a time to relax and enjoy the sun. While we do encourage relaxation and family vacations, the season can also give you that extra time to check in on your summertime plumbing and make sure that everything is up to par. By following these summer tips this season, you’ll be well on your way to saving money and avoiding unnecessary emergency plumbing repairs. Read more

How to Unclog a Bathtub - DIY

How to Unclog a Bathtub – DIY

The most effective way to unclog a bathtub drain is to use a cup plunger to force the blockage out. Remove your tub’s strainer and stopper, fill the tub with a few inches of water, and plunge forcefully and continuously until the blockage comes up out of the drain.

There are several effective means of unclogging bathtub clogs. You may even be able to unclog some small tub problems simply by cleaning the strainer or stopper! For deep, significant clogs, however, we recommend applying a cup plunger. This is the process our experts follow to plunge clogged bathtubs, step by step: Read more