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 calling a… Read more »
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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 »
Remove, Drain and Store Garden Hoses You want your garden hose to last another year, so it’s important that you properly stow it away. When the hose has been disconnected, drain the water and place it in an area of your home that will not reach freezing temperatures. Water that’s left over inside the hose… Read more »
Clear Clogged Drains: A combination of white vinegar and baking soda is a very effective ways to unclog and deodorize drains. To clear clogs in sink and tub drains, use a funnel to pour ½ cup baking soda, ½ cup salt, and lastly 2 cups boiling vinegar. When the foaming subsides, flush with hot tap… Read more »
Clogged drains are a common plumbing problem in most households and in many cases can be solved without the need of a technician. Learning to clear a clog with a plunger is quite easy. Plus, plungers are both inexpensive and easy to use. There are numerous types of plungers; each designed to be used on different types… Read more »