Add Value to Your Home by Upgrading Older Plumbing Fixtures

Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom are the most effective ways to add value to your home. According to HGTV estimates, with a kitchen remodel you can recoup from 60% - 120% of the costs, and with a bathroom remodel you can recoup from 80%-130% of expenses. Those are...

4 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Water Softener

The water softener in your home provides multiple functions. Not only does it help to keep your hair and skin soft, and keep your hair soft and shiny. It helps to make your clothes last longer and protect your plumbing. Your water softener protects your plumbing...

What’s Causing That Clogged Drain?

There are many different causes of a clogged drain, between what we put down our drains, to regular build up. Sometimes a clog can be easily cleaned, but in many cases you’ll need a professional plumber to clean a clogged drain. A little prevention goes a long way, so...

How to Test Your Home’s Water Pressure and Why You Should

Just like you test the air or water quality in your home, you should test your home’s water pressure a few times per year. This should be part of your regular plumbing maintenance. If your home isn’t equipped with a dedicated gauge already, you only need to buy an...

Telltale Signs Pipes Are Corroding in My Home

Over time, metal pipes can corrode in any home plumbing system. This is usually due to the age of the pipes, and oxidation. This should concern you though because corroded pipes can eventually cause leaks, they can contaminate your water, and if left untreated can...

What Do You Do in a Plumbing Emergency?

As homeowners, we hope we don’t have a plumbing emergency, and we do our best to maintain our homes so that our plumbing systems don’t ever fail us. But in the event there is a plumbing emergency, do you know what to do? The first thing is to not panic. It is the...

Should You Keep The Toilet Lid Closed or Open?

Similar to the age old question about whether toilet paper should hang over or under, people sometimes are in disagreement about keeping the toilet lid closed or open. How is it kept in your household? Is there a constant battle? Believe it or not, it should be kept...

5 Common Plumbing Problems During Summer Months

Summer is here, with summer comes its own set of plumbing problems. The kids are out of school, some of us are home from work more to watch the kids, so that means that there are more people in the house, meaning there is more pressure on the plumbing system. An...

Do I have A Slab Leak under My Home?

When it comes to finding a slab leak in your home’s foundation, early detection is key! Not only can it be an expensive fix, but it can lead to structural damage if left untreated, not to mention the water damage it can cause. How do you know if you have a slab leak?...

Backflow Prevention Testing – What It Is and Why You Need It

It is almost time for backflow prevention testing. Often times people wonder what it is, and why they need it done each year. It is actually a shared responsibility between the community and the public utility which provides the drinking water to make sure it is free...