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

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

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

Spring Plumbing Problems - Boston MA

Spring Plumbing Problems

Plumbing problems can be a scourge year round, but they often seem to rear their sludgy heads in the Spring time. Warmer weather brings thaws, and many of the plumbing issues that went unnoticed in the winter can suddenly become very noticeable. Luckily, many Spring plumbing issues have simple fixes. Check out below to find out fixes for common plumbing issues that often show up in the Spring. Read more

Plumbing Tips For The New Year

Plumbing Tips For The New Year

Don’t want to be singing the blues with plumbing problems and water damage in the New Year?

Like everything within your home, the only was to ensure great results is to keep up with maintenance projects along the way. Once you ring in the New Year, keep these 10 plumbing tips in mind to ensure that your plumbing woes are kept at bay throughout the next year. Read more

Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

Whether you believe it or not, The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicted this upcoming winter to be colder than the previous year. But before we talk about the possibility of another Polar Vortex, let’s focus on the current season and the preparations you should make in your home. While some of you are enjoying pumpkin-spiced foods & beverages, watching football on Sunday’s, and heading to the pumpkin patch on the weekend, you tend to forget that you need to prepare your home for the colder weather before it’s too late!

It’s officially time to retire the garden hoses and prepare your home for the cooler air with these fall plumbing tips. Read more

Home Buyers Plumbing Problems

Home Buyers Plumbing Problems

Plumbing Problems Home Buyers Should Look For

The process of buying a new home is a long and strenuous one. Part of this process is going to each house and taking tours to see which one is right for you. With style and taste aside, you need to be actively looking for any problems that could cost you money to fix post-purchase. Keep an eye out for these plumbing problems, as they could make any house less attractive to buy. Read more