Signs That You Need Sewer Line Repair

Signs That You Need Sewer Line Repair

The average person pays between $500 and $1000 per year on their home insurance policy. But there’s one major problem that your standard policy just won’t cover: sewage backups.

The main cause of sewage backups is due to a damaged sewer line. While it’s preventable, you may not always know you have a problem on your hands.

Here are a few tell-tale signs that it’s time to schedule a sewer line repair appointment to keep your home safe from damage. Read more

How to Cut Your Water Use in Half

How to Cut Your Water Use in Half

These water-saving products and practices will save you money, too

Water managers in 40 states say that even under normal weather conditions, they expect water shortages in some part of their state over the next decade. That’s according to WaterSense, the water conservation partner of the Environmental Protection Agency.

There are lots of water-saving ideas floating around, but two of the best ways are to replace water-wasting appliances and fixtures and to modify your lifestyle and habits.

Neither is easy. Updating appliances requires an up-front expense, and creating new habits a long-term commitment. But do both and you can cut your usage in half or more. That’s as good for your budget as it is for Earth.

Outdoor watering accounts for almost 30% of your water use, according to WaterSense. And toilets (24%), showers (20%), faucets (19%) and washing machines (17%) also use substantial amounts. Then there’s the 12% of water lost to leaks that you might not even know about. Read more

Professional Plumber for Your Bathroom Remodel

Professional Plumber for Your Bathroom Remodel

Doing a bathroom remodel is no easy task. It involves plumbing, electrical, and ventilation work. You have to make a lot of big choices, work hard, and spend a lot of time on your new bathroom. You have to choose tile, fixtures, paint, toilet, and more. Before you know it, what you thought would be a simple project starts to feel overwhelming. Read more

How to Keep Your Dishwasher from Clogging

How to Keep Your Dishwasher from Clogging

There are few things as unpleasant as a dishwasher that doesn’t work properly. Seriously, what’s worse? Stepping on legos? Old, microwaved cups of coffee? Black licorice? Sure, ok–but that’s about it. A clogged dishwasher is not a happy dishwasher. When food, paper, and other scraps build up, they create clogs and other plumbing problems. These problems will also prevent your dish-washing appliance from draining properly. Nobody wants the mess, smell, and inconvenience that comes with that. Read more

Recycle Plumbing Items

Recycle Plumbing Items

You’ve swapped out your old brass kitchen faucet for a stainless steel set. You’ve upgraded your old pipes after a leak. You’re ready to get a new toilet and you don’t just want the old one gathering mold in the garage.

For the sake of our planet, it’s important that our old plumbing materials don’t just end up in landfills. And these “useless” materials aren’t doing any good cluttering up your home. So where do you turn to get rid of your old plumbing pieces and fixtures? It’s a question that many Bostonian’s face, and the answers can sometimes seem surprisingly difficult to find. Read more

Plumbing Resolutions For The New Year

Plumbing Resolutions For The New Year

Research shows that 30 percent of those “new year, new me’s” give up on their resolutions by the two-week mark. While this number is quite low, we’re encouraging all of our customers (new and old) to at least consider our New Year’s resolutions.
In 2019 we hope you consider the following resolutions: Read more

Holiday Plumbing Tips

Holiday Plumbing Tips

Holiday Plumbing Tips #1: Water Heater

It’s always a battle to see who makes it to the first shower of the evening. If you fall last in line, chances are you’ll be shivering in the cold water. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Here are a few easy ideas you can adopt so everyone has a warm, steamy shower. Read more

The Benefits Of An Under Sink Water Filter

The Benefits Of An Under Sink Water Filter

Buying a water filter for your home is usually a great decision, regardless of where you live and what the tap water conditions in your city or state are. Even in places where tap water is well cleaned and filtered by the municipality, there are still a ton of benefits that you can reap from purchasing a nice water filtration system for your home.

The bottled water industry has been capitalizing on people’s fears about tap water for decades, and while these fears are mostly unjustified and tap water is generally a much better alternative to bottled water, it is true that a home water filtration system can further improve the quality of tap water and thus – the quality of your life. Read more

Fall Plumbing Prep Guide: Get Your Plumbing Ready for the Cold

Fall Plumbing Prep Guide: Get Your Plumbing Ready for the Cold

Fall Plumbing Prep Guide

Fall is upon us, and many of us are busy unpacking warmer clothes, sending the kids off to school, and bracing ourselves for winter heating bills. Are you ready? You may have started raking leaves and doing yard maintenance already, but what about getting your house ready? Preparing your plumbing for the cold months now will help you avoid problems when the winter chill hits. Here’s how to get your plumbing ready for the fall and winter. Read more