Avoiding Plumbing Problems

3 Ways To Handle A Clogged Toilet

A clogged toilet is a huge problem. You may be able to clear the clog out yourself, but if it is a chronic problem, then you may need to have a plumber come out to your house so that they can get your toilet flushing again. What are some of the ways to get the toilet unclogged?  Plunger One way that you can get the toilet unclogged is by using a plunger.   Read More...

Your Septic System And Big Events: How To Keep It Healthy

If you are expecting company soon or are planning a family gathering, one thing you may not have thought about is the health of your septic system. While you plan for meals and activities, you also need to make sure your septic system can handle an influx of heavy use. There are some things you can do to prepare for your event, including the following: Avoid Pouring Fats Down the Drain   Read More...

Finding Leaks In Hydronic Heating Systems

Hydronic heating is a fancy term for any form of home heating that uses water instead of air. Many people think of floor-based radiant heating when they hear the word "hydronic," but these systems also include traditional baseboard radiators. Hydronic heating can often produce a more comfortable environment than forced-air heating, but it has one significant drawback: leaks. Since hydronic plumbing naturally includes water, leaks tend to be more severe than in the forced-air heating ducts.   Read More...

Move It To The Top Of The List: Why You Shouldn't Postpone Foundation Repairs

If you've got cracks in the foundation of your home, don't postpone the repairs. They may look harmless enough, but they're not. Those cracks can cause serious problems for you, and for your house. That's why it's important for you to take care of foundation repairs before they can cause more harm. Here are some issues you face if you continue to postpone foundation repairs.  It Could Prevent the Sale of Your Home   Read More...

How Professional Drain Cleaning Can Improve Your Plumbing And Home

A clogged drain may be difficult or even impossible for you to unclog on your own. If you have any stubborn drains that you can't unclog with liquid plumbers or other tools that you have, a professional drain cleaning service may be in order to solve the problem. Here are some of the main ways that professional drain cleaning service can improve your plumbing along with the rest of your home.   Read More...