Spring and Summer Plumbing Tips

April 24, 2017

With the rise in temperatures and rain showers, there are preparations homeowners will need to make. Your pipes are coming off of the cold season, and with the change in weather, comes a new set of things to check for and potential problems. Check Pipes Due to increased water usage from outdoor actives and consumption from warmer weather, pipe issues... View Article ⇒


Warnings that You Need a Pipe Repair

April 11, 2017

As the weather gets warmer, rain in eastern North Carolina will rise. Coming out of the winter season, the temperature elevation combined with this increase in precipitation puts a lot of demand on your pipes. It can bring to light problems that already exist, but it can escalate issues that may be minor. It’s important to diagnose these issues as... View Article ⇒


Buying a Home – Alerts and Signals

March 10, 2017

Buying a home can be one of the biggest financial and lifestyle risks of your life. You are not only digging into your pockets, but you are investing in a place you will call home. As the most popular time of year for new home purchases approaches, know the warning signs before you make such an impactful decision. Check Structures... View Article ⇒


All Natural Cleaners – Ingredients & Recipes

February 22, 2017

Natural cleaners and ingredients can help you save time, money and make your home safer. Each appliance and surface requires a different type of cleaner. It is important to realize that these natural options are only meant for certain appliances and surfaces. Below is a list of some of the most popular natural cleaners as well as some recipes. Ingredients These individual... View Article ⇒


Saving Water Indoors – 6 Tips

February 9, 2017

The United States Environmental Protection Agency reports that the average American family of four uses about 400 gallons of water per day, and 70 percent of that is used indoors. The fact is that a lot of this water is wasted through overuse or leaks. This can lead to a lot of money thrown “down the drain.” Here are a... View Article ⇒


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 ⇒


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