Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

4 Common Causes Of Clogged Drains

Clogged drains can be a major pain in your neck, not to mention that they’re one of the most common plumbing problems that you will come across. There are ways to easily identify the causes of clogged drains. Read on and discover just a few of the most common causes of clogged drains. Cooking Oil […]

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How To Replace A Hot Water Heater Expansion Tank

If the water from your shower feels too hot or you notice a leak near your hot water heater, it may be time to replace the hot water heater expansion tank, which is commonly located next to the water heater. The expansion tank catches and prevents hot water from backflowing into the city’s water system. […]

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Four Differences Between A Magnetic Water Treatment And An Ion Exchanging Water Softener

Two main recommended treatments for those with hard water wells include an ion exchanging water softener or, for mild cases, a magnetic treatment. Although you can technically use filtration or reverse osmosis to remove minerals from your water, “hard” water usually has a high enough mineral content to overwhelm the filter portion of these treatments […]

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The Benefits Of Eco-Friendly Plumbing Upgrades

If you’re a homeowner in the process of upgrading your plumbing, then you might want to consider making some environmentally friendly choices. There are many benefits of opting for eco-friendly plumbing, and here is an overview of some of these benefits:  Save on water Many households never think about how much water they use on […]

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Signs Your Water Heater May Need To Be Replaced

You jump in the shower and fire it up for some relaxation. But you are rudely interrupted when two minutes in the water is cold. Chances are your water heat needs to be replaced. Nobody likes to be the recipient of an unintended cold shower. How can you spot a potential failure before your water […]

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Water Heaters: Choosing The Right Model For Your Household

When it is time to upgrade to a new water heater, you need to know more about the different models. By taking the opportunity to learn more about these models, you will find it much easier to pick the right model for your home. Energy Efficiency The first aspect to consider is the efficiency of […]

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3 Things Besides Food Or Hair That Can Clog Your Drain Or Sewer And Require A Professional Cleaning

When it comes to drain and sewer clogs, the most common culprit is usually a build up of hair and/or food that has been sent into your plumbing system over the years. But if you start to see your water backing up or draining slowly, there could be other factors in play as well. Here […]

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Commonly Overlooked Causes Of Drain Clogs

A clogged drain is no fun, which means you likely want to do whatever possible to avoid such a problem. While most people know not to stick hair or toilet paper down the drain, it’s important to know some of the more overlooked items that can lead to a clog. Problem #1: Fats and Oils […]

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