4 Factors To Consider When Buying A New Hot Water Heater


When a hot water heats starts to make strange sounds and starts to act up in other ways, it will likely be time to either repair or replace the device. If the device is at least eight years old, you might want to consider replacing it, as it may not have much life left to it. To replace it, you will need to carefully consider what type of unit to purchase, and here are some of the top factors to consider as you make this decision.

23 October 2019

3 Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Maintain Your Home's Plumbing


Bathing, washing clothes, and just doing the dishes all require plumbing and a septic system that is in proper working condition. Unfortunately, without regular maintenance, your system may experience distress that leads to costly problems. Help is available, though! With this guide, you will learn a few mistakes you are making if you want to maintain your plumbing system. Using Drain Cleaning Liquids There is a common misconception that using liquid drain cleaners is key to maintaining your drains and pipes.

4 October 2019

Is Your Hot Water Heater Leaking? Three Common Places The Tank May Leak From


If you notice your hot water heater is leaking, you may be quick to call in a plumber to inspect the tank and make any needed repairs or replace it. However, some leaks are minor and may be issues that you can correct on your own, while others may not be. Additionally, knowing where your tank is leaking can help you provide a plumber with vital information in the event they do need to make a water heater repair.

20 August 2019

Tips To Prevent Unexpected Pipe Repairs


Most homes have a lot of pipes in their plumbing system, but since the pipes are often hidden many homeowners do not pay much attention to them. However, when a pipe bursts, cracks, or starts leaking, it usually gets a homeowners attention quite quickly. Dealing with pipe problems can be a real hassle, not to mention that a cracked or leaking pipe can cause water damage. If you want to avoid unexpected pipe repairs, it is best to be proactive.

25 June 2019

2 Kinds Of Piping You Can Choose For Your Plumbing


When you are replumbing your house, there are all kinds of pipes that you can choose from. Each of them has its benefits and disadvantages. When you talk to your plumber, they will be able to tell you what will work for you and which ones you might want to avoid. So, what are some of the choices you have to look at? Cast-Iron Piping Cast iron is a relatively crude form of iron.

16 April 2019

Clogged Garbage Disposal? Follow These 4 Tips


Do you have an issue with your kitchen's garbage disposal not working right?  It may be struggling to spin the blade when turned on, or it may be making an odd sound. Not only is this a huge inconvenience for you but it can cause problems with clogged drains and odors.  Here are some tips for dealing with a clogged garbage disposal. Turn Off the Power Before you start working on your kitchen's garbage disposal, you'll want to make sure that the unit is completely turned off.

5 December 2018

4 Drain Cleaning Tips To Keep Pipes Flowing And Prevent Costly Septic System Repairs


Clogged drains can be more than just a frustrating plumbing problem; they can also lead to problems with sewer lines and septic systems. Cleaning clogged drains can help to prevent damage and costly repairs. You may want to know a few tricks that can help you solve your clogged drain problems on your own. Here are some tips that will help you solve your clogged drain problems on your own:

15 November 2018

Slow Drains? Snake The Drains And Clean The Vents


If your home is equipped with a septic system and you're having trouble with slow drains, the problem could be caused by backed-up drains or clogged vents. Here, you'll learn how to check and open the vents and drains to get the water draining as it should. Drain Snaking If the slow drains are only happening in a certain area of the house, chances are, the problem is somewhere in a drain leaving that space or somewhere in the drains down the line.

23 September 2018

Take It To The Next Level: Why You Should Have Gas Lines Installed In Your Backyard


If you love to host summer activities, it's time to take your backyard entertainment area to the next level. It's time to install gas lines in your backyard. You might not think that you need gas lines in your backyard, but if you spend enough time outside, you actually can't afford to be without them. Having them installed will allow you to get the maximum enjoyment during the summer, and the following will show you how.

3 August 2018

Are All Septic Tanks The Same?


You might think all septic tanks are the same. While the overall function of septic tanks is consistent, a septic tank can be designed in a number of different materials. If you plan to install a new tank for your home, learn about some of the different material options so that you can make the most informed choice.  Concrete In terms of durability, no other septic tank options can compare to concrete.

3 August 2018