A bathroom can be home to a multitude of plumbing issues and headaches. With so many plumbing fixtures, a leak at some point or another is bound to happen. Some of the most insidious leaks involve the bathtub. In many cases, bathtub leaks can go undetected for some time, which can lead to [...]Read more Common Bathtub Problems and Simple Solutions
Does your toilet sound like it’s constantly running or refilling? This kind of sound can occur intermittently or as frequent as every minute and usually means your toilet is losing water. If you are experiencing a running toilet, you may have an internal/external leak or an issue with [...]Read more How to Fix An Intermittently Running Toilet
A cold, shiver runs up your spine as you step into your shower. Brrr. No hot water?! If you own a gas water heater, this can mean one of two things. Either the gas supply has been shut off, or your pilot light is out. Once you check to make sure the shut-off valve connected […]Read more How to Relight Your Water Heater Pilot Light
With all the Christmas parties, family time, and rushing to get gifts, the last thing you need is a plumbing emergency during the holidays. We can’t control everything in life, but when it comes to your plumbing there are some steps you can take ahead of time to avoid the extra expense of [...]Read more Christmas Plumbing Tips
If you live in a home or apartment, having a plumbing emergency kit on hand can be a huge help when things get messy. But what are the must-have tools to combat a burst pipe, a toilet clog, or a faulty faucet? Read on to learn how to prepare a fully-stocked plumbing emergency kit! 12-inch […]Read more Plumbing Emergency Kit: Must-Haves for Homeowners/Property Managers
In our latest YouTube series, we introduce to you our very own Scientist Sam! In the video below, she explains the science behind why certain materials of plumbing pipe are more susceptible to freezing and bursting and which one is least likely to flood your home. Copper, PEX, and CPVC are the [...]Read more Water Damage Due to Frozen Pipes: Which Pipe is Best For Your Home?
By: Samantha Green While most are out snagging deals on Black Friday, it’s a plumber’s busiest day of the year. In fact, plumbing problems spike by 50 percent the day after Thanksgiving — and it’s no doubt why. Kitchens and bathrooms are the most frequently used rooms in a home on [...]Read more 5 Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips
Ahh, the garbage disposal. Who doesn’t love the therapeutic sound of food ground to bits? Your kitchen sink garbage disposal is essential for keeping your pipes clear of clogs, but what do you really need to know about your garbage disposal? One thing is for certain, we miss it when [...]Read more What to Know About Your Garbage Disposal
A tankless water heater is exactly what you think it is, a water heater minus the storage tank. Traditional 30 to 50 gallon water heaters consistently waste energy keeping your water hot, just for it to sit there until used. While tankless water heaters (also called on-demand water heaters) [...]Read more Tankless Water Heaters: Why We Are Obsessed
Smelling sewage gas inside your home is never a good sign and is almost always related to a plumbing problem. Residential plumbing systems are designed to direct naturally-occurring hydrogen sulfide up out of the building through a vent system. When gases that are supposed to go out are coming [...]Read more Why Do I Smell Sewage In My Home?