• 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 »
Posts Categorized: Scott’s Plumbing Tips!
Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips!
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 »
Keep an Eye on Those Washing Machine Hoses!
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 »
Don’t Flush Wet Wipes!
There are lots of different wet wipes on the market today. It started with baby wipes, as a convenient way to clean a baby’s bottom. Now there are wet wipes for adults, too. Companies encourage consumers to use these wipes in addition to regular toilet for a fresher, cleaner experience. Many of these brands claim… Read more »
5 Plumbing Tips for Homeowners!
For many homeowners, “out of sight, out of mind” describes how they feel about their home’s plumbing. That is, until problems arise or a sudden plumbing emergency strikes. It’s always better to be in the know than to be caught off guard. Here are the top five things you should know about your home’s plumbing… Read more »