Just Bought A Pre-Owned Home? 4 Reasons You Need To Have Your Drains Cleaned


If you just bought a pre-owned home, one of the first things you should do is have the drains cleaned. That might not seem like an urgent issue, but it is. In fact, it's one of the most urgent issues you could be facing as the new homeowner of a pre-owned home. You see, with pre-owned homes, you have no idea if the previous owner maintained the drains. That means there could be years – maybe decades – of sludge and debris stuck in those drains, just waiting to cause you problems.

3 March 2017

3 Guidelines For The Best Water Heater Service


If you need for the hot water in your home to work whenever you need it to, it is very important that you get the plumbing service that will be the most useful. In this regard, one step you can take is to buy the right hot water heater and get it installed by high quality professionals. Consider the points in this article so that you are able to find the right plumber, choose the right model and get the installation that you need.

24 February 2017

Faucet Repair 101: Mistakes People Make And How To Avoid Them


It's just a leaky faucet, a single maddening drip that radiates its sound throughout the house and drives up your water bill ever so slightly. But that leaky faucet is driving you mad, so if you are like most homeowners, you will grab a wrench or two, Google a few ideas, and get to work. The fact is, fixing a leaky faucet is probably one of those mundane plumbing tasks that any homeowner feels equipped enough to handle, but the outcome of those efforts can be disastrous even still.

23 February 2017

Love Technology? 3 Smart Devices That Can Protect Your Home From Plumbing Disasters


If you love to take advantage of new technology to improve your life and/or safeguard your home, then it is important to learn about the new advances in plumbing technology that can protect your home from plumbing disasters. You likely know that a leaky pipe or, even worse, a pipe that bursts can cause massive water damage in your home in the matter of just minutes. However, you may not realize that there are now many plumbing products on the market today that use technology to help detect small leaks in your home pipes quickly before they become large ones that destroy parts of your home and other devices that safeguard your home from the damage that can occur when a dishwasher or home washing machine overflows.

22 February 2017

3 Ghastly Plumbing Vexations And How To Avoid Them


Most homeowners are rightly concerned with heading off any significant problems before they become disasters. Unfortunately, many proud new owners are left utterly in the dark when it comes to avoiding some of the biggest plumbing disasters. Listen in on advice on avoiding 3 particularly problematic plumbing pains. 1. The Burst Pipe and Absolutely No Shutoff Pipes break for all kinds of reasons. Most commonly they freeze and burst because some listless newbie forgot to disconnect the garden hose or to leave the faucet dripping during a cold snap.

6 February 2017

What To Do If One Of Your Water Pipes Burst In Your New Home


If you have recently moved into your first home, then you may be an inexperienced homeowner. While you will typically learn about home repairs and maintenance tasks through experience, you still should be prepared for emergency situations. A burst water pipe is one of the situations that may occur if you live in an area that experiences cold winters. If a pipe bursts, you should contact an emergency plumber. There are certain things that you should do before the plumber arrives though.

30 November 2016

How Adding A Pressure Booster May Solve Your Low-Water-Pressure Issues


If you have been experiencing issues with low water pressure from your well pump, there could be a number of reasons this is happening. One of the issues might simply be that the pressure switch on your pump is bad. These switches tend to fail over time, and you can have yours tested and replaced if necessary. If this does not fix the issue, though, you might want to consider getting a booster pump installed.

10 October 2016