A few simple plumbing preparations now will help prevent headaches and costly repairs throughout the fall and winter months. 1. Disconnect outside water hoses. If left connected, water in the hoses can freeze and expand causing faucets and connecting pipes inside your home to freeze and break. 2. Make sure outside faucets aren’t dripping or… Read more »
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Septic systems treat sewage with naturally occurring bacteria found in wastewater. Septic System homeowners should use a live organic bacterium that breaks down the presence of unnatural substances and solids, like detergents and soaps, that sometimes enter your septic system. If these common household substances penetrate your septic system, they kill off the naturally occurring… Read more »
As 2022 comes to an end, perhaps it is time to consider some ‘Home Plumbing Resolutions’ to keep things flowing in 2023! Toilet Maintenance: Anything with moving parts breaks or wears down over time – that includes the moving parts of your toilet. Save water and avoid problems later with good toilet maintenance this year.•… Read more »
Drain and pipe clogs are the bane of sinks and bathtubs everywhere, and they can be infuriating to deal with. While some are easy enough to clear out with hot water, or with basic plumbing devices like snakes, some are simply too large, too thick, or too compacted to be easily removed. In these situations,… Read more »
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 »