3 Top Bathtub Replacement Tips

Replacing a bathtub is a major project that will usually require some professional assistance. A trained local plumber will often have to deal with old bathtubs that need to be replaced and understand the issues involved. It’s not just the obvious logistics involved in the replacement that offer the greatest challenge. Often, it’s other issues … Read More

The Tankless Water Heater: How Does it Work?

When most people think about a water heater, they will think about a model with a large white cylindrical tank that sits in a basement. This traditional water tank model has been a mainstay in homes for decades, but now there are other options available. These are tankless water heaters, and using them will remove … Read More

A Brief Guide to Your P-Trap

A Brief Guide to Your P-Trap

Most of the plumbing system in our homes is hidden in floors and ceilings or hidden behind walls. You may also have a crawl space or other area you rarely enter that also contains some of your plumbing system. One piece of your plumbing system that can be seen is the drain pipes under your … Read More

How Long Should a Water Line Last?

How Long Should a Water Line Last?

If you have an older home, you are likely to be aware that fixing it up can be rewarding, but there is always a concern about the age of its infrastructure. This can be a particular concern when assessing the plumbing system, as you may not know how old the water lines are. While water … Read More

Three Qualities To Look For In Your New Plumber

Three Qualities To Look For In Your New Plumber

Plumbing is such an integral system in our homes; it is important that it is properly cared for. While many homeowners enjoy DIY, most will leave plumbing repairs and installations to the professionals. From unclogging a drain and repairing a garbage disposal to replacing a sewer line or installing a new water heater, you will … Read More

How a Plumber Can Use a Snake to Clean Your Drains

How a Plumber Can Use a Snake to Clean Your Drains

A drain snake is a powerful tool in the hands of an experienced professional. Although amateurs may be daunted by an auger or snake, here’s a look at how a plumber can use a snake to clean your drains. The Snake Basics: A drain snake is based on a simple principle and can be very … Read More

A Brief Guide to Ceiling Leaks

A Brief Guide to Ceiling Leaks

There is nothing more disconcerting than noticing that your ceiling has started to drip water. A leak is never something to celebrate, but when a leak is inside a wall or ceiling, it can be especially problematic. If you notice a damp stain on your ceiling or it has actually begun to drip, you need … Read More

What is Causing That Bad Smell In Your Drain?

What is Causing That Bad Smell In Your Drain?

There is nothing more potentially embarrassing or unpleasant than a nasty smell in your home. Most of us take pride in keeping our homes neat and tidy, so when there is an unpleasant odor, it can be very frustrating to try to locate the source. A likely culprit is your drains, so what could be … Read More

Get Ready for the Holidays with Garbage Disposal Maintenance

Get Ready for the Holidays with Garbage Disposal Maintenance

As the holiday season approaches, many of us start to think about holiday foods. Most of spend far more time in the kitchen during the holidays than we usually do at other times of the year. Unfortunately, this does mean that our kitchen is forced to work harder, including our garbage disposal and drains. So, … Read More

Why You May Need A Sump Pump

Why You May Need A Sump Pump

When many homeowners think about flooding, the first thought is catastrophic deluges of water where the entire house becomes submerged. Although this is certainly a major problem in certain geographical areas, it isn’t as widespread as moderate flooding. It can cost thousands of dollars to repair even a small amount of water damage if it … Read More