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 »
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Unlike city water, private well water doesn’t benefit from filtration and disinfection before it reaches your home. Well water doesn’t need to meet certain standards set out for public water supplies, either – but, of course, you’ll still want to make sure your drinking water is clean and safe to drink. To eliminate common well… Read more »
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 »
It is every homeowner’s nightmare. You come home from vacation or a long day at work to find a flood in your house! A pipe has broken or a waterline in your home as blown, letting water run freely at normal pressure. You might think it was due to an old or faulty plumbing fixture… Read more »
Winter can cause a great deal of worry for homeowners. From severe cold weather, to heating costs, to potential plumbing disasters, the cold weather can sure be unforgiving. Many types of plumbing emergencies call for turning off the main water supply. Do you know the location of your home’s main water shut-off valve? Equally as important are… Read more »