Plumbing Problems? 3 Issues That Will Require A Plumber

Posted on: 23 November 2016

If you've got a minor clog in your kitchen sink, you can usually take care of it with a plunger. However, if you've got more stubborn plumbing problems, you're going to need to call in a professional. If this is your first home, and you're not used to dealing with plumbing issues, you might not know what a stubborn problem looks like. To help you out, here are three plumbing problems that will require a professional plumber. [Read More]

Before Winter Hits, Tackle These Sump Pump Maintenance Tasks

Posted on: 22 November 2016

As winter quickly approaches, it is more important than ever to make sure your sump pump is working properly. All it takes is one unseasonably warm day that melts a lot of snow, and your basement could easily flood if your sump pump is not up to the task of pumping the water out! Here are three sump pump maintenance and inspection tasks to tackle before winter comes in full-blast. [Read More]

How To Remove The Upper Or Lower Thermostat In Your Water Heater

Posted on: 18 November 2016

A water heater has a pair of thermostats that ensure the water in the tank remains universally heated. The lower thermostat ensures that the water first supplied out of your faucet is warmed. Once you use some of the water from the tank, cold water goes into the tank to fill the loss. The upper thermostat ensures that incoming water becomes sufficiently heated so it doesn't dilute the overall heat in the tank. [Read More]

Protecting Your Pipes: Why Commercial Drain Cleaner Isn't Your Best Option

Posted on: 18 November 2016

If you have found that a drain in your home is going slow, or the drain is completely blocked, you will probably go for a bottle of liquid drain cleaner first. While this can get rid of a clog caused by hair or grease, the clog can usually be taken care of by other methods that are safer for you and your home. Liquid drain cleaners are not very effective at removing clogs from your drain, and a snake or a plunger will be more useful. [Read More]