Liquid Drain Cleaners – Risks

January 24, 2017

When it comes to unclogging your drains, liquid drain cleaners are easiest. They are effective and time efficient. But while they save time now, they will cost you later. After several uses, liquid chemical drain cleaners can have damaging effects to you and your plumbing. Dangers of Chemical Cleaners Liquid drain cleaners can have negative effects on your drains and... View Article ⇒


Frozen Pipes – Preventing and Thawing

January 6, 2017

As colder weather sweeps the country, there are many threats to your home’s plumbing. One of these is frozen pipes. When water inside your pipes freezes, it expands. This expansion can wreak havoc on the pipes that run throughout your house, causing ruptures and cracks. There are several steps you can take to prevent freezing from happening, as well as... View Article ⇒


Expanding Your Shower – Tips

December 30, 2016

Most Americans shower daily. When you add it up, you’ll see you’re spending a lot of time spent in an enclosed space so you might as well be comfortable. Unfortunately, home shower stalls are often three by five feet or smaller. Most are barely large enough for an adult to spread out their arms. A bigger shower would allow you... View Article ⇒


Tips to Avoid a Holiday Clog

December 21, 2016

The upcoming Holiday season is sure to bring many wonderful things. Time spent with family, good food and quality rest are all things to be enjoyed in the coming weeks. While there are so many great things to come, one of the worst things that you are at risk for are clogging drains. Whether it’s a sink or toilet, Holiday... View Article ⇒


FAQ

December 15, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions: The temperature of my hot water seems to be higher than what I think it needs to be, what temperature should it be set on? The standard temperature manufacturers’ use when pre-setting hot water heaters at the factory is typically 120°F. This is a sufficient temperature for most households; however you can adjust the temperature to meet... View Article ⇒


The Truth About Economy Settings on Appliances

November 16, 2016

If you’ve purchased a washing machine or dishwasher in the last few years, your model probably includes economy settings. Now’s a good time to ask, have you ever used the appliance in conservation mode? Why or why not? There can be good reasons to use, or not use, the eco-settings on your plumbing installations. Read on to learn more about... View Article ⇒


Strengthen Your Water Heater

November 3, 2016

Prolong Your Water Heaters Life with an Inspection Your water heater is one of the main devices in your homes comfort system. It supplies hot water for use in the dishwasher, washing machine, sinks and showers. Other than your HVAC system, it also uses the most energy. Given its importance, the stakes are high when it comes to keeping your... View Article ⇒


Is It Time to Go Tankless?

October 18, 2016

Most homes have conventional tank water heaters, which store dozens of gallons of hot water and maintain a steady temperature so the water is ready when you need it. But there is another type of water heater — tankless – which heats water directly and on demand as it flows through your pipes. Tankless water heaters offer several benefits, but... View Article ⇒


Preparing Your Pool for Fall and Winter

October 5, 2016

It’s time for pool owners to think about winterizing. Unless you live in one of the United States warmer climates, if you haven’t already, you’ll likely be taking your last dip in the pool shortly. There’s no one-size-fits-all procedure for winterizing your pool. The pool design and accessories, as well as the climate and location, will affect the steps you... View Article ⇒


7 Easy Plumbing Tips to Save Money

September 6, 2016

Have you ever gotten a water bill that was much higher than you expected? Or have you had to call an emergency plumber because your main drain is backed up? These expenses add up, but they can easily be prevented. Follow these simple tips to save money and avoid unnecessary hassles. Turn off the taps. Drip. Drip. Drip. A dripping... View Article ⇒


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