5 Most Common Summer Plumbing Problems… and How to Avoid Them

August 1, 2017

Summer is all about having fun – backyard barbecues, enjoying the outdoors, traveling and relaxing. However, the warmer months are a prime time for plumbing problems that may not occur at other times of the year. Here are five common plumbing problems to watch out for, so you can spend more time having summer fun! 1. Clogged Drains Whether your... View Article ⇒


Ice Maker FAQ

July 6, 2017

It’s lemonade season. Sun-soaked summer days mean fun outside as well and the need for cool drinks. Your ice maker this time of year is relied upon daily. Why is my ice maker not producing any ice? If your ice maker is not making ice, there could be several causes. The most common cause is frozen water in the line.... View Article ⇒


Saving Water Outside – Tips

June 21, 2017

Outside water use accounts for a large portion of consumption, especially during the summer. To help conserve resources and money, here are a few best practices for this year. Adjust the height on your lawnmower By increasing the height of your lawnmower, the grass will be cut at a taller level. Taller grass improves shade on the ground underneath which... View Article ⇒


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 ⇒


Outdoor Misting Systems – Pros & Cons

March 21, 2017

As the weather warms up, your desire to get cool will rise again. Attendance at ballgames and pool parties increase and there are a lot more popsicle-related stains to worry about. And, as things heat up people will try to find ways to cool off. Misting systems are popular answers for restaurants and homeowners alike. But before you invest in... 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 ⇒


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 ⇒


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 ⇒


Help Your Overworked Summer Plumbing

August 11, 2016

You might be having a relaxing summer, but your plumbing isn’t. Whether you know it or not, your plumbing gets more of a workout during the summer than any other time of year. This is due to the number of outdoor activities that we enjoy. By following these tips, you can keep your plumbing running smoothly during its summer workout... View Article ⇒


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