There are many household projects that it’s a great idea to DIY, but when it comes to plumbing, it’s usually best to contact a professional. One of these projects is drain cleaning. While it may be tempting to just pick up a bottle of chemical drain cleaner to unclog a sink or tub drain, this… Read more »
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Spring provides the perfect opportunity to check in on how well your plumbing is functioning. Waiting until something breaks or malfunctions can end up costing you in time and money; running through this quick 4-step spring plumbing maintenance checklist will alert you to any major and potentially costly plumbing issues. 1. Inspect your faucets for… Read more »
• Let a small amount of water drip from your faucets to minimize the risk of the water freezing and the pipe bursting from the pressure of the expanding ice. • Seal all air leaks that may let an icy blast reach your pipes.• Water pipes located next to an outside wall are often subjected… Read more »
With Thanksgiving upon us, many of us have started to make preparations and getting ready for the upcoming holiday. But did you know that for residential plumbers, Thanksgiving is the single busiest day of the year? In fact, plumbing problems spike by 50 percent the day after Thanksgiving — and it’s no doubt why. Just… Read more »
A burst hose from a washing machine can wreak havoc on your laundry room and any possessions unfortunate enough to be in the path of the deluge. In fact, when it comes to water damage, busted washing machine hoses are one of the top culprits in home insurance claims. Inspect washing machine hoses regularly to… Read more »