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Dec
30
2016

How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

Now that winter is finally upon us, it’s time to start preparing your home against common winter plumbing problems. One of the most common and potentially disastrous winter plumbing problems is frozen pipes. When the water inside pipes freezes, it puts excess pressure on your pipes which can cause them to burst. When these pipes [...]

Dec
5
2016

Plumbing Features To Inspect Before Buying a Home

Before purchasing a new home, it’s important that you have the property professionally inspected. It is especially important that you have the property’s plumbing system inspected before moving in—without a comprehensive inspection, it may be difficult for you to determine the condition of your pipes, which could lead to unanticipated plumbing accidents and breakdowns. Here [...]

Nov
10
2016

Watch Out For These Common Winter Plumbing Problems

Winter is upon us again, which means there’s a whole new host of plumbing problems to be aware of. Decreasing temperatures can wreak havoc on your home’s plumbing system, causing leakage, flooding and other forms of plumbing-related water damage. Luckily, most winter plumbing problems that you may experience in your home are easily avoidable with [...]

Oct
18
2016

Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Plumbing Fixtures

Most plumbing issues can be solved with a few adjustments or a visit for a professional plumber. After a certain period of time, however, plumbing fixtures simply stop working like the once did, at which point the best course of action is to have them replaced. It can often be difficult to tell when a [...]

Oct
4
2016

How to Prevent Plumbing Leaks

Plumbing leaks can wreck havoc on your home. Leaks can be difficult to clean and contain, and they can cause significant water damage to your possessions and to the structure of your home. Leaks can also lead to longterm issues such as foundational deterioration and mold infestations. Here are a few simple ways to prevent [...]

Sep
20
2016

How to Fix Common Toilet Problems

A broken toilet is more than just a nuisance—it can seriously disrupt your entire household and cost you money in wasted energy bills. Many toilet problems can be easily solved or avoided altogether. If you’re experiencing issues with your toilet, here are some helpful tips to identify and fix the issue before it causes serious [...]

Aug
31
2016

How to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Clean and Clear

A garbage disposal is a great tool for getting rid of food product waste easily and efficiently. Home owners who have this feature installed in their sink can attest to its benefits. Without proper maintenance, however, your garbage disposal can cause serious plumbing issues and even pose a health and safety risk. Here are a [...]

Aug
4
2016

Fix Shower Problems Fast

During periods of extreme temperatures, nothing is more refreshing than a nice, cool shower. However, if you take too many showers in the summer, you may experience plumbing problems due to overuse or due to aging pipes. Shower problems are pretty frustrating to deal with especially when you’re busy and have a lot of other [...]

Jul
20
2016

3 Things All Homeowners Should Know About Their Plumbing

There are a lot of things that you need to keep track of as a homeowner, so we know that this won’t be easy. On top of your mortgage, taxes and utility bills, you also need to know a bit about your plumbing to make sure that you are prepared for an emergency. Here are [...]

Jul
6
2016

Common Summer Plumbing Problems

You won’t have to worry about frozen pipes now that winter is over, but summer comes with its own plumbing risks. Plumbing accidents are more than just a nuisance; they can also cause serious property damage and cost you a lot of money in repairs and restorations. Here are a few of the most common [...]