Keeping Those Drains On Point

Home Winterization Methods To Prevent Plumbing System Damage

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The extremely low temperatures during winter can cause many plumbing problems. Examples include frozen pipes, burst pipes caused by freezing water, clogged drains, and low water heater performance. Therefore, homeowners need to get professional help to winterize their homes and prevent these issues. Here are home winterization methods that can help preserve your plumbing systems. Turn on Faucets You need to close the main valve in your home to prevent water from flowing into the pipes as it can freeze. Read More»

Five Reasons For A Failed Faucet

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Without fail, water should come out of a faucet in your home when you open the tap. When no faucets work, the issues is usually with the water supply or a broken main. If only one faucet isn’t working, then the problem is localized and a repair is necessary. The following are five common reasons why a single faucet may fail. 1. Blocked Aerator The aerator screen sits just behind the faucet cap where the water comes out. Read More»

If Your Home Is Older Than 50, Watch Out For These Plumbing Problems

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Older homes have plenty of charm. However, many of them also come with their own share of issues. Plumbing issues, in particular, are concerning because if you do not detect them in time, they can cause flooding, exposure to sewage, and more. So what plumbing issues should you look for in a home that’s 50 years old or older? The following are the key ones. 1. Original Plumbing Fixtures Take a look at the sink fixtures and showerheads. Read More»

Things To Consider When Installing A New Bathroom In Your Home

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Adding on to your home or converting existing space so that it works better for your needs is not uncommon, and adding a bathroom to help support the added space can be beneficial. There are some things you need to consider when adding a bathroom to your home, so hiring a plumber or plumbing services company to do the work is the best way to ensure it is done right. Read More»

What To Do If You Accidentally Flush A Jewelry Item

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It can happen quickly – you catch a flash as something falls into the bowl and then the next moment it is gone as the toilet completes its flush. You may think it is gone forever if you have lost a piece of jewelry down the toilet. The good news is that often the item can be retrieved if you take the right steps quickly. Shut Down the Water Supply Read More»