Why water hammer is more than noise

The loud pounding noise that comes from your pipes, washing machine or dishwasher when the water shuts off is more than an annoyance. Your plumbing could be suffering major damage because of water hammer. Continue reading

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Which plumbing pipe is best?

The pipe material in your home can determine how long your plumbing system will last and what types of corrosion could affect it the most. Whether you’re building a new home and want to make an informed decision, or you want to determine the lifespan of your current system, our list of pros and cons of the most popular pipe material can help. Continue reading

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Seven benefits of installing a water filtration system

The water that comes into your home for bathing and cooking can drastically affect your health. Whether through drinking or exposure in the shower, the chemicals in your tap water play a role in your appearance and how your body feels. Proper hydration is needed for so many elements of our bodies to function properly. Clean water is a necessity for you and your family and installing a whole house water filtration system can ensure you’re all getting the purest water possible. Continue reading

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How a camera inspection can improve plumbing

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the stuff you flush down the toilet or wash down the drain? In an ideal setting, you’re only disposing of waste that is biodegradable and won’t hurt your plumbing, but life isn’t always so easy. Disposing of toiletries like dental floss, cotton balls and baby wipes can easily create clogs. As drains begin to release more slowly and toilets don’t flush as efficiently, you’re experiencing warning signs that all is not right in your pipes. Continue reading

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Why sewage smells are seeping from your drains

Stinky drains may just seem like an annoyance, but if a few DIY treatments don’t cure the problem, you could be facing an underlying problem with your plumbing. Occasional sewage smells from your sink or tub drains may not be cause for concern, but if the lingering odor worsens over time, it’s time to call a licensed plumber to get a closer look at your pipes. Continue reading

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The truth behind “flushable wipes” and your plumbing

The wet wipes in your bathroom cabinet may say “flushable” or “disposable” but these wipes can actually wreak havoc on your plumbing system. While the packaging implies the wet wipes are safe for your pipes, cities across the country are realizing that simply isn’t the case. Continue reading

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Top 2019 bathroom trends

Whether you’re planning a complete bathroom renovation or just want to make a couple of upgrades for a more efficient space, 2019’s bathroom trends could be just what you need. From neutral colors to energy efficient toilets, updating your space can completely change the feel of the bathroom. Try these emerging trends to create your ideal room of relaxation. Continue reading

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Replace or repair: How to handle your plumbing fixtures

If you’re considering a few upgrades in your home and need to decide if the plumbing fixtures need to be replaced or still have life remaining, there are a few factors to consider. Whether the plumbing feature is a small expense, like the bathroom faucet, or a costlier job, like a failing water heater, how you evaluate the elements doesn’t change. Continue reading

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Most common causes of a dishwasher leak (and repairs)

The convenience of a dishwasher is something you probably give little thought to until something goes wrong. When a dishwasher starts leaking or has other issues, you may need to call in a professional plumber, but there are some small issues you can repair yourself. Start with finding the source of the problem. Continue reading

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How to improve water pressure in the shower

Losing water pressure can be an annoyance, especially if it’s a continuous problem. Simple tasks like washing dishes or showering can take longer than normal as you wait for the soap to rinse away. It’s possible to fix a low water pressure problem, but before you grab a wrench and start a DIY project, consider hiring a professional plumber to discover the root of the problem. Continue reading

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