Why Your Sewer Check Valve is More Important Than You Think

If you live in an area where flooding is more common, you may experience a situation where sewage in the sewer lines backs up through drain pipes and into your home because of flooding. [Read more…]

Overcome Your Fear of DIY Plumbing Tasks

Now and again you have a minor plumbing problem around the house. A leaky faucet, a clogged toilet and the like. They are problems that you know are not that difficult to fix. And yet, you are reluctant to do it yourself because you are afraid of what might happen, that something might go wrong. [Read more…]

7 Things to Have in Your Home Plumbing Toolkit

When it comes to being to do the plumbing do-it-yourself tasks every homeowner should be able to do (fix a faucet’s leak or a clogged toilet, stop a “running” toilet, WHAT ELSE), you’re going to have to have a few plumbing tools on hand in order to do so.

To help you, we’ve put together a list of the seven (or so) items every homeowner should keep in her plumbing toolkit. [Read more…]

3 Signs Your Plumber is Overcharging

The majority of plumbers and plumbing companies are honest and will provide great service at reasonable rates.

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What to Do When Your Toilet Backs Up

Let’s say you flush your toilet. And then…

Oh, and THEN, you see it. the tell-tale sign that it’s clogged and is backing up and about to spill its contents over its lip and onto your floor!

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10 Things to Check Regularly in Your Home’s Plumbing System

While it may not be wise to handle most plumbing problems yourself, as a homeowner there are at least ten things you should check regularly to ensure that your plumbing system stays in good shape

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5 Things Your Plumber Wants You to Know

Many people mistakenly think their plumber is out to gouge them. While there are some plumbing companies who do want to get as much out of a customer as easily as possible – even if it means being “less than truthful” – most plumbers are exceptionally honest and work hard to provide great value.

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Tips to Help You Find an Honest Plumber

You need someone to replace the pipe in your kitchen sink. Or to install a new water heater.

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Your Condo and the Leaking Wall Pipe

If you own a single-family home and find a leak in a wall pipe, it’s relatively easy to fix in that you’re the homeowner and can do whatever you please, whenever you please when it comes to fixing plumbing problems.

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Common New-Home Plumbing Problems

You would think that purchasing a newly constructed home would mean that there won’t be problems with the structure’s plumbing for years to come.

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