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Troubleshooting Plumbing On Your Own

3 Ways To Unclog Your Sink Without Major Tools

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Unclog Your Sink Without Major Tools

Your bathroom sink is clogged and you don’t have time to hire a plumber, so what do you do next? Luckily, there are many easy and convenient at-home methods that can help you remove gunk or the item that is causing your sink to be clogged. So, before you go out to the store and buy clog-removal tools, consider taking advantage of methods like the following: Clothes Hanger To Remove Hair Gunk: Wire clothes hangers are a great at-home tool for removing hair from your drain. Hair can easily clog your sink, and this can be very hard to...

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3 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Toilet Safe Before The Plumber Arrives

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Toilet Safe Before The Plumber Arrives

If you are experiencing issues with your toilet, it is likely in your best interest to call a plumber to come and look at it for you. They will be able to properly diagnose what is wrong with it, and from there they can give you an estimate on how much it is going to cost to repair and how long it is going to take. While having a plumber fix the toilet is great, you often need to be able to know what to do to keep the toilet safe until they arrive. This article will discuss 3 things that you can do to keep your toilet safe before the plumber...

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How To Change A Defective Tower Fill Valve

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Change A Defective Tower Fill Valve

If you hear an occasional “psst” type of hissing sound coming from your toilet tank, it’s your fill valve giving you a signal that it is continuing to try to fill your toilet tank even though it should have automatically shut off. Without the slight hissing sound, you would probably not know that your water is continuously flowing into the tank because it simply spills into the overflow tube in the tank. However, you would definitely know something is wrong when your next water bill arrived. If the fill valve is running...

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Help! What Is Causing This Low Water Pressure?

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Help! What Is Causing This Low Water Pressure?

Low water pressure is a frustrating problem most homeowners experience at least once. The lack of water pressure can make it difficult to do things such as wash dishes or take a comforting shower. The question is – what is causing the water pressure in your home to be low in the first place? Pressure Regulators and Elevation A regulator is meant to conserve water. If it goes bad, then it will need to be replaced and your water pressure will return to normal. Don’t try to take this on by yourself. It’s possible for you to further...

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My Ring! 4 Steps To Get Your Ring Out Of The Drain

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on My Ring! 4 Steps To Get Your Ring Out Of The Drain

If your practice of placing your ring on the back of the sink has resulted in a heart-stopping accident, don’t panic. It probably hasn’t gone far. In fact, if you act fast, you should be able to find your ring resting at the bottom of the clean-out trap – the U-shaped pipe located under your sink. You shouldn’t even have to call in a plumber. Here are some step-by-step instructions that will help you remove the trap and rescue your ring. Prepare the Area Before you remove the clean-out pipe, you’ll need to prepare the...

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3 Reasons Why Hiring A Plumber To Do Your Drain Cleaning Is An Excellent Decision

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Hiring A Plumber To Do Your Drain Cleaning Is An Excellent Decision

Part of being a home owner is ensuring that the plumbing in your home is well taken care of. A very common reason for plumbing problems are clogged drains. A great way to fix clogged drains and avoid them altogether in the future is by hiring a plumber to do your drain cleaning.  They Can Clean Any Drain In Your Home A plumber can clean each and every drain in your home. This includes not only the common drains like those in your toilet and bathtub, but also the drains in any sinks, your laundry room, any floor drains, sewer lines,...

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4 Benefits Of A Water Softening System

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Benefits Of A Water Softening System

One of the things you will use a great deal in your home is water. Regardless if you’re cooking a meal, taking a shower, or cleaning dishes, all of these tasks will require the right amount of water. It’s ideal to have your water checked by a plumbing professional to ensure it is soft enough for your home. There are a number of benefits of having a water softening system in your house and knowing what these are may be the motivation you need to use one. Benefit #1: Longer lasting appliances Appliances are expensive, but you need...

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Diagnosing And Fixing Shower Floor Drain Problems

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Diagnosing And Fixing Shower Floor Drain Problems

Shower drain problems can affect more than just your daily routine. If not handled, they can affect your floors and ceilings as well. Sometimes they can get clogged with debris and need to be cleaned or they can start to leak from faulty piping. Here’s how to diagnose and fix your shower drain problems. When The Shower Drain is Leaking To diagnose if your shower drain is leaking, go underneath it. If you have a room beneath your shower or the basement you might see a wet spot forming on the ceiling. If you can’t get underneath...

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Three Factors to Consider When Renting Portable Toilets for Your Family Reunion

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Factors to Consider When Renting Portable Toilets for Your Family Reunion

Family reunions can be a lot of fun, but it is important to make sure that you plan ahead to ensure that the experience is as enjoyable for everyone as it possibly can be. One of the key factors to take into consideration when having a family reunion is the restroom options. You need to be sure that everyone can use the restroom when they need to without overloading the drain field if the party is located at a home in the country. If you plan on throwing the reunion at a home with only one toilet or with a small drain field, you may want to...

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Three Benefits Of Tankless Water Heaters

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Benefits Of Tankless Water Heaters

When your water heater needs to be replaced, you may want to consider replacing it with a tankless model. Here are three benefits of tankless water heaters. They save energy Traditional water heaters need to work constantly to store a tankful of hot water, and since you only need hot water occasionally—like for a shower or to wash your dishes—this is a waste of energy. Tankless water heaters only heat the water when you actually need it, so you won’t be wasting energy to unnecessarily heat water. In fact, tankless water heaters can use...

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