Sorting Out Your Own Plumbing Issues

Choosing The Right Trenchless Sewer Repair Option

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Lateral sewers will usually last for about 40 years, though the lifespan of the sewer can vary depending on other conditions. But eventually, cracks and tree roots will cause serious leaks that will make the sewer non-functional. When it is time to replace it, the conventional approach is to dig up the sewer in order to perform the repairs. However, there are now trenchless sewer line repair options available that cause less damage to your property.…

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Steps to Take When Your Garbage Disposal Flywheel Is Stuck

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Garbage disposals are an integral part of any kitchen. Not only do they grind up kitchen waste so it can go down the drain, but in many cases, a malfunctioning disposal means a sink that does not drain. One of the most common causes for a garbage disposal mishap is a stuck flywheel. The flywheel spins the impellers, which in turn shred the waste. If it doesn’t work, neither does your disposal.…

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3 Reasons To Change Your Behavior Regarding Sanitary Wipes

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Sanitary wipes have become popular for their convenience and effectiveness. However, they can cause havoc with sewer systems when people flush them down toilets. In addition, antibacterial wipes are associated with increasing bacterial resistance to antibiotic medications. If you currently use antibacterial sanitary wipes and flush them afterward, changing these behaviors would be advantageous.  Problems With Sanitary Wipes Frequent Use of Antibacterial Agents Can Be Harmful Frequent use of antibacterial soaps, wipes and other cleansing products may lead to bacteria developing resistance to antibiotics.…

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