Every sink, toilet, and drain in your home connect to your sewer line. When there’s a problem with this critical length of pipe, you’ll feel it throughout your home. How can you tell it’s time for sewer leak repair? Marvin noticed his laundry wasn’t draining right, the kitchen side of the house it was backing […]
Plumbers love Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving is their busiest day of the year thanks to garbage disposals that get clogged or broken after the holiday feast. It’s a problem you can avoid by taking a few simple precautions. Garbage disposal 101 Most problems start at the beginning: improper use of a disposal […]
Hydro jetting clears drain clogs Clogs don’t happen overnight. They grow worse with time. In fact, the leading cause of a drain clog is what you put down one in the first place. While there are a number of remedies, one totally clears a clogged drain best. Causes of a drain clog If you only […]
A tankless water heater promises an endless supply of hot water. But, at what cost? Learn the ups and downs before going tankless.Seems funny to say this about a water heater, but it’s one of our most cherished possessions. Especially if you prefer your showers hot. Both the wife and I take a shower within […]
ABA water heatersTwo, three. Over 200 pounds, and only 2 inches of room to spare. You might be wondering why some water heaters are located in the attic. It’s going to be centrally located. Your plumbing fixtures are spread out all throughout the house. The Texas basement. Your attic serves the way basements do in […]
Your drain line is the oldest part of your home. It was installed before the slab was poured and the house framed. From the day you move in your drain line drinks up every drop of water and waste your family produces. That’s why a clog isn’t just a drain line problem, it’s an emergency.
The only thing worse than a sudden winter freeze is a pipe that burst because it wasn’t wrapped in time. Taking a few simple steps can help keep a winter freeze from becoming an expensive plumbing problem later.
Tankless or tanked water heaters. Which is right for you? You use about 65 gallons of water a day–35 gallons of it is hot. That’s about 18% of your utility bills. Knowing about tankless and tank water heaters could lower your bills.