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Choosing the right bathtub for your bathroom

How to Choose the Right Tub for Your Bathroom

Replacing your tub is a big choice to make. Bathtubs are the focal point of most bathrooms. Even that big choice doesn’t have to be a hard choice, however. Not if you let us help you make it. We’ve listed the most important things to consider when choosing a new bathtub below. Answer the questions […]

what's a p-trap?

What’s a P-Trap and What’s it For?

Even if you don’t know what a “p-trap” is, we guarantee you’ve seen them before. A p-trap is the curved, p-shaped series of pipes under the sinks in your bathroom and kitchen. You’d never know it just to look at them, but p-traps are a very important part of your home’s plumbing. Knowing what p-traps […]

5 Things You Should Never Pour Down the Drain

5 Things You Shouldn’t Pour Down the Drain – Infographic

If there’s one plumbing tip absolutely everyone should know, it’s what NOT to pour down drains. Nothing clogs up a pipe quite like pouring the wrong thing down it. Here are five of the wrong things. You should absolutely never, EVER pour any of these clog-causing contaminants down your drain. Trust us, your plumbing will […]

5 signs it's time to replace your toilet

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Toilet

Unless you’ve had to do it before, chances are you’ve never thought much about replacing a toilet. Of all the maintenance and repair projects your home requires, you probably thought you could count on your toilets to more-or-less hold up. Unfortunately, however, toilets wear out just like everything else. Sometimes, you can repair or update […]

The 4 most common cause of low water pressure

4 Common Causes of Low Water Pressure

Having reliable water pressure is the difference between a robust, refreshing shower… and shivering under a dripping stream. Between clean dishes and a dishwasher messy with soap scum. Between consistent quality of life and general malaise. Long story short: having reliable water pressure is pretty important. When your home water pressure is low, it’s frustrating […]

Plumbing Tips for Pet Owners

5 Plumbing Tips for Pet Owners

If your animal could talk to you, it’d probably say something like, “Hi, I love you! Also, I’m hungry.” If your animal understood you when you talked to it, you’d probably say something like, “Hi, I love you! Also, please stop clogging my drains with your fur.” As a pet owner, you know that pet […]

Keeping tree roots out of your pipes

How to Keep Tree Roots Out of Your Sewer Line

Tree roots in the middle of a sewer line are a big problem. They can cause serious damage to your home and yard, and could ultimately destroy your home’s sewer pipes altogether. Roots large enough to actually block sewer lines are tough to get out. It’s much easier to keep them from getting that large […]

Why your water bill comes rising

5 Reasons Your Water Bill Has Been Climbing

There are few things more frustrating than a bill you know shouldn’t be as high as it is without a viable explanation. It can feel like you’re missing something or doing it wrong, but guess what – you’re not! In fact, the main reasons for water bills inexplicably climbing are hidden leaks or drips. Today […]

Unclogging your Shower Drain

Unclogging Your Shower Drain: A How-To Guide

Have you ever tried to enjoy a nice, warm shower, only to have grey, run-off water start pooling up around your feet? Kind of ruins the whole endeavor, right? You can avoid that experience by making sure your shower drain is always clean and clear. Cleaning and unclogging your shower drain is as simple as […]

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 […]

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