How to Find a Water Leak Inside Your Walls


The plumbing system inside your home is like the blood vessels inside your body. It delivers water to every point inside your house that needs it, on-demand, and is vital to sustaining many everyday functions. Unfortunately, it can also leak, many times without you knowing it. Indeed, a water leak behind the wall can go for days or even weeks at a time, causing your utility bill to skyrocket and leaving behind thousands of dollars in water damage.

31 July 2020

Things To Know When Purchasing A New Toilet For A Bidet


Bidets are becoming increasingly popular since they are gentler on the skin and result in less toilet paper usage, and thus, they result in fewer sewer line clogs. If you are replacing a toilet in your home, why not go with one that provides comfort and is ready for a bidet installation? The following can help you choose your new toilet. Bowl Shape Bowls generally come in two shapes-- round and oval.

31 July 2020

Higher Water Bill? Look for These Plumbing Issues!


It can be alarming to open up a water bill and find that it is much higher than usual. Although increased seasonal usage or rising rates could be the culprit, the problem often lies somewhere in your plumbing system. The following are some common causes of increased water use. Toilet Issues Toilets can waste water for a couple of reasons. Issues with the flushing and filling mechanisms can lead to the slow leak of the constantly running toilet.

6 July 2020

3 Reasons To Install A Tankless Water Heater In Your RV


A lot of people are downsizing and choosing to live full-time in an RV. You can make your own RV living experience a lot more comfortable by making a few simple changes to the vehicle. One of the most convenient changes you can make is the addition of a tankless water heater to your RV. These modern water heaters can transform an RV into a home that your family will enjoy.

27 May 2020

Are Plants To Blame For Your Drain Problems?


When you have a sluggish drain, chances are the last thing on your mind is the thought of plants. But in reality, it's not unheard of for plants to sprout in a drainpipe, potentially causing major drain problems for you. Here's what you should know about this phenomenon. Sprouting Seeds Seeds don't typically sprout in drains, but if the environment is right, they can. For example, if your drain was particularly grungy when seeds fell down it, those seeds may have become stuck to the walls of the pipes.

28 April 2020

Ask Your Plumber These Questions Before A Water Heater Installation


If your water heater is no longer getting your water up to sufficient temperatures, it's probably time to order a replacement. When you buy a new water heater, it's smart to take advantage of professional installation services. Here are four things you should ask your plumber when scheduling a water heater installation: 1. Will the plumber remove the old water heater? Water heaters are bulky appliances that can weigh hundreds of pounds.

24 March 2020

Don't Stop At The Surface: Why Drain Service Is An Essential Part Of Home Maintenance


Your drains see a lot daily activity, some of which you might not even realize. In addition to the toilet flushes, garbage disposal usage, and washing machine cycles, your drains are also exposed to additional activity throughout the day. Unfortunately, all that activity can wreak havoc on your drains, especially if you do not stay up-to-date on the maintenance. Before you postpone your drain service again, take a look at the reasons you need to schedule it right away.

24 February 2020

A Guide To Getting A Water Softener System


When you're trying to do what's best for your home plumbing, it all boils down to the water quality. You'll improve your home water quality when you choose to invest in a water softener system. By looking into one of these systems, you'll rid your water of potentially harsh minerals and contaminants and will protect both your health and your plumbing system.  To this end, consider the points in this article so that you can learn more about water softener systems, how they can help you, and how you can get an installation.

25 January 2020

Should You Wait For A Clog Before Getting A Drain Cleaning?


For most people, it might seem crazy to clean a drain that's still running. After all, aren't you drains just fine as long as the water goes down? While a drain that backs up into your sink or bathtub is clearly clogged, this is usually the last in a long series of symptoms indicating a problem with your plumbing. By paying careful attention to the behavior of your drains, you can often spot problems before they led to wet floors, water damage, and huge headaches.

6 January 2020

Is Something Wrong With Your Sewer Lateral Line?


One of the longest and most important plumbing pipes inside and outside your home is the sewer lateral. The sewer lateral is the gateway between your home and the main sewer line in your city street. If something goes seriously awry with the sewer lateral pipe, it can cause multiple problems throughout your home. Here are signs you might have something wrong with your sewer lateral today. What Types of Tell-tale Plumbing Issues Might You Have?

18 December 2019