Many of the earliest plumbing systems were made with clay sewer pipes. The first known example of clay pipes dates back to 4000 BCE and clay remained a popular material for city plumbing and drainage systems through the 1900s. Clay was so popular because it was made from natural products and [...]Read more Clay or Terra Cotta Sewer Pipes
Every pipe and plumbing fixture in your home connects to the most important piece of plumbing – the main sewer line. The sewer line is often neglected and forgotten until you have a problem. With improper use of drains and outside forces, the main sewer line can take a serious [...]Read more What Causes a Broken Sewer Line?
When calling a plumber to come out and give an estimate, you may want to know who will give us a free estimate. There are plumbing companies who never charge for estimates and some who do. Why is this At the end of the day, there are costs involved with providing an estimate, and someone […]Read more Free Plumbing Estimates
1-Tom-Plumber’s team of plumbers are available day and night to quickly assist with any of your emergency plumbing needs. Almost all of the services offered from 9-5 are also offered 24/7/365. We get tons of questions about what services we offer and what is considered emergency plumbing. [...]Read more Emergency Plumbing – Frequently Asked Questions
Your water heater is probably the most important appliance in your home. We all use water every day for dishes, laundry, bathing, and cooking! When you are in need of water heater repairs, it can turn your day into a nightmare. Fortunately, you can depend on our fast service and [...]Read more Water Heater Repairs
Not sure if your sump pump is working? Don't worry! It is super easy to check to make sure that the pump is working. There are two fool-proof ways to tell if it is working. Read on to figure out which method works best for you!Read more How to Tell if Your Sump Pump is Working
Whether you’re looking for something that better suits your lifestyle or want to make an environmental impact, the options are almost endless.Read more 2020 Plumbing Trends – Environmentally Friendly & Luxury
Sanitation and proper personal hygiene have never been more important than during the COVID-19 outbreak. One of the ways that you can ensure better sanitation is through touchless (automatic) faucets. When it comes to bathroom and kitchen faucets, you have hundreds of options. Until just [...]Read more The Touchless Faucets Craze
If your home or building is built partially underground, chances are you’ve experienced, or will experience, a flood. Let’s discuss the common causes of a basement flood, and what to do in case of emergency. Sump Pump Failure A sump pump is installed in a basement or crawlspace in a sump pit. [...]Read more What Caused My Basement to Flood?