What is an Anti-Scald Protection Valve?

What is an Anti-Scald Protection Valve?

You may not be aware that the hot water in your plumbing system has the potential to cause serious physical injuries. Even adults can fall prey to hot water burns, but the elderly and small children are particularly vulnerable. Imagine the potential for injury if you were not paying proper attention and walked into your … Read More

Improve the Lifespan of Your Pipes With Hydro Jetting

Improve the Lifespan of Your Pipes With Hydro Jetting

If you are unfamiliar with the term hydro jetting, then you are likely to have been lucky enough to never have a serious clog. This technique is used to remove tough clogs if a smaller tool such as a snake will not remove the obstruction. Hydro jetting is also used to clear tree roots that … Read More

Wet Wipes Toilet

Wet Wipes and Your Toilet

Many of us give very little thought to what we flush down the toilet. Unfortunately, flushing inappropriate items such as wet wipes can have a detrimental and costly effect on your plumbing. Although they may appear innocuous, there are some very good reasons why you should not be putting wet wipes down your toilet. Wet … Read More

Are You Having Low Water Pressure Problems?

Are You Having Low Water Pressure Problems?

Low water pressure may not seem like a major issue, but it can cause a number of problems around your home. From a poor shower experience to appliances not running correctly, if you have low water pressure, you may find that you need to take some action to ensure that your water pressure levels are … Read More

5 Top Tips to Run Your Garbage Disposal the Right Way

5 Top Tips to Run Your Garbage Disposal the Right Way

A garbage disposal is a great way to get rid of expired food, peels, and leftovers. Many people don’t understand that a trash compactor and a garbage disposal are used in different ways. This confusion can cause people to use their garbage disposal incorrectly resulting in problems, such as chipped blades, clogged drains, and jams. … Read More

Can You Fix a Galvanized Pipe?

Can You Fix a Galvanized Pipe?

Most people in modern homes will never have to deal with galvanized pipework issues. In the past, galvanized pipes were used in almost all home plumbing applications, and owners of older homes may have galvanized plumbing in their homes. While this material was readily used, there is a problem with galvanized pipes; they can react … Read More

Your Guide to Slab Leaks

Your Guide to Slab Leaks

Any water leak can have a devastating effect on your home. Even minor leaks can create major problems if they are left unattended. This can be simple to do if you can see the source of the leak or notice water, but unfortunately, slab leaks can be difficult to detect and eliminate. Here we will … Read More

Plumbing Myths That Could Be Costing You

Plumbing Myths That Could Be Costing You

If you want to keep your plumbing in good condition, you will find that there are many tips and tricks readily available. Unfortunately, many of these tips claim to be “conventional wisdom” and could be costing you. So here are some of the plumbing myths that you need to rethink taking seriously. Use Lemons to … Read More

Common Mistakes of Earthquake Preparation

Common Mistakes of Earthquake Preparation

The most lethal earthquake in U.S history hit San Francisco April 18, 1906. This quake obliterated over 480 city blogs and caused approximately $400,000,000 of structural damage. Although 250,000 people were left without their homes, less than 700 people were killed. This means that only one person died for every 285 destroyed homes. This seems … Read More

How to Deal with a Grease Clogged Drain

How to Deal with a Grease Clogged Drain

Unfortunately, many people resort to pouring grease down their drains because it is a convenient shortcut to take. This may be an easy solution at the time, but it can cause problems for you later on. The most likely result will be a clogged drain. Water drainage will become slower over time and eventually stop … Read More