Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

Alternative Solutions For Clogged Toilets

When dealing with a clogged toilet, there are a wide variety of solutions out there. However, the most common solutions aren’t always the most effective. Sometimes, you might need to buy a new tool or try a slightly more potent solution. Here are some alternative solutions that you can try if your first attempts failed: […]

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Two Tips To Help Keep Your Drains Free Of Clogs

Because the pipes that form the plumbing system in your home are invisible, it’s easy for you to forget about the importance of keeping them clear.  However, a simple clog can easily ruin your plans for several days at a time.  That’s why it’s so important for you to do everything in your power to […]

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10 Signs Of Septic Tank Failure

When it comes to the septic system, failure is not something anyone wants to deal with. Unfortunately, it happens all the time. So what do you do if your septic tank is failing? Do you know the signs to watch for? If a septic tank is nearing the end of its life, it’s going to […]

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3 Ways To Fix A Running Toilet

Your toilet is an integral part of your home. You want to make sure your toilet is in top working order at all times. The last thing you want is for your toilet to stop functioning properly, especially if you only have one toilet in your home. One of the common problems many homeowners report […]

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What To Do When There Are White Particles In Your Home’s Hot Water

If you have recently noticed small white particles floating in your home’s hot water, then the hot water heater is having a problem with calcium buildup. The calcium in the water will eventually ruin your water heater and cause scale to form on your plumbing fixtures. To remove the calcium inside of the water heater, […]

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Drains Odors A Problem? 3 Ways To Clear The Air

Have you noticed foul odors coming up through your drains? If you have, there could be a few issues causing the odors. If your home is attached to a septic tank, your tank could be getting full, which is causing septic gases and raw sewage to back up into your home. If you’re experiencing clogs, […]

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Three Tips To Help Make Your Home More Energy Efficient For The Holidays

With family and friends coming over for the holidays, you will want to make sure your HVAC is working as it should. This is why things like heating maintenance and other energy improvements are important. Before you have the family over, you may want to do things like change the air filter so that your […]

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Getting The Most From Your Water Heater

With a little care, you should get from six to twelve years from your home water heater. An annual inspection by a water heater repair company will make sure that the thermostat, heating elements and safety valve are all working optimally. In between inspections, you can flush the water tank to prevent build up of […]

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3 Benefits Of Updating To A Programmable Thermostat

If your house still has an old, mercury thermostat in it, now might be a good time to update this. A heating company, such as Biggerstaff Plumbing Heating & Air, can do this for you, and the cost to have this done is relatively affordable. By updating your old thermostat to a new one, you […]

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