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The Home Plumbing Spring Cleaning checklist

Home Plumbing Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning is here! While we know that clearing the dust, opening the windows, and airing out your home after a lengthy winter is enough work to begin with, we’ve got a few more suggestions to add to your plate. Don’t worry – none of it is too difficult and the benefits far outweigh the […]

Why are my pipes making that noise?

Are Your Home’s Pipes Making Noise?

It’s never reassuring to be sitting in your home and suddenly hear something strange coming from your walls. If you’ve ever asked “Did you hear that?”, you probably usually hoped that whoever you’re asking says no. That’s not to say all sounds are dangerous. Houses naturally groan, creak, clank, or go bump in the night […]

5 Things You Should Never Flush Down Your Drain

5 Things You Shouldn’t Pour Down the Drain

Drains are the cornerstone of a successful home plumbing system. It helps water do its job and then travel back into the pipes on its way out. It’s useful, helpful, and convenient. One thing a drain isn’t is a garbage can. We know: it’s so tempting to let everything in your sink flow down the […]

finding and fixing bathroom leaks, part 2

How to Find and Fix Bathroom Leaks, Part 2

In the first iteration of this series, we talked about splash leaks and toilet bathroom leaks: what they are, how to find them, and how to fix them. This time, our focus is faucet and shower head leaks. Since bathrooms use more water than any part of your home, it’s not surprising that they’re the […]

Why professional drain cleaning works so well

5 Reasons Why Professional Drain Cleaning Works So Well

Drain cleaning, when done professionally, is about more than pulling some hair out of a sink. It’s about improving your water pressure, making it easier to accomplish home tasks, and creating an all-around better home environment to live in. When you do it yourself, drain cleaning can only go so far. More often that not, […]

4 lesser known risks of plumbing leaks

4 Lesser Known Risks of Plumbing Leaks

We all know that a plumbing leak can cause problems. Water build up in any part of your home can lead to unpleasant smells, sights, and of course – costs. The obvious problems aren’t the only things that can pull the rug out from your feet when it comes to leaks, however. That’s why we’ve […]

Why does my water taste so weird?

Why Does My Water Taste Funny?

No, you’re not paranoid–or, at least, you’re not just paranoid. If your seems like it has a strange or bad taste lately, trust your instincts. Despite the rigorous purification process water undergoes, sometimes a foul-tasting pollutant can sneak through with it. These pollutants come from all kinds of different places and create all kinds of […]

finding and fixing bathroom leaks, part 1

How to Find and Fix Bathroom Leaks, part 1

Unsurprisingly, a lot of the leaks we’re called in to fix happen in the bathroom. It makes sense: bathrooms use water-based fixtures more than any other part of your home. Unfortunately, however, bathroom leaks often go unaddressed longer than they should. After all, it’s just the bathroom, right? Underestimate bathroom leaks at your own peril. […]

4 Things You Should Never Flush

4 Things You Shouldn’t Flush

Look, we’re not trying to be the “bathroom police”. We get it. The toilet seems like the perfect bathroom disposal. You just flush and whatever’s in there is just… gone! Unfortunately, that’s not really how it works. Before whatever you flush “disappears”, it has to pass through the network of your drain pipes. If it […]

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