Avoiding Plumbing Problems

What To Do If An Appliance In Your Home Is Spraying Hot Water

As with anything, pipes and tubes responsible for bringing in hot water can start to break down. When this happens, hot water can end up spraying all over your kitchen, bathroom, or laundry room. If you've discovered this disaster, follow this guide to ensure your own safety and the quickest solution to your problem. Keep Your Distance The water coming out of your leak right now is undiluted, hot water that is coming straight from your water heater.   Read More...

The Most Ecologically Friendly Method Of Clearing Your Drains And Plumbing Blockages

When you have something that's slowing down your drain or keeping it from draining entirely, it can be extremely frustrating. But what's even more frustrating is trying to do the right thing for the environment while you fix this problem. Thankfully, there is a solution that's extremely eco-friendly if you just know about it. Here's what you should avoid and what you should do in this situation. Average Drain Cleaner   Read More...

Why Does Water Keep Backing Up Into Your Dishwasher?

Dishwashers are only supposed to be full of water when they're in use, and otherwise are to remain bone-dry so as to keep your dishes safe and sanitary. Unfortunately, if your dishwasher is filling with water at other times, this likely means that there's a problem going on with your plumbing. Here's what you need to know about this problem. How It's Happening When dishwashers fill up with water on their own — unless there's a noticeable leak — it's not coming out from the same spray arms that rinse everything with water when your dishwasher is running.   Read More...

Are Tampons Causing Your Plumbing Problems?

Tampons are a convenience for women, but they can cause significant issues with your plumbing. It's better to not flush tampons down the toilet, even if you think your plumbing can handle it. Doing so can cause some significant problems with your plumbing. Here's what you need to know about this problem and how you can avoid it or get it fixed. "Safe to Flush" Tampons, like many other products on the market, are specifically marketed as being "   Read More...

Signs Your Hot Water Heater May Be In Need Of Repair

If you go to turn on your hot water and you do not have any hot water flowing out of your faucet, it is pretty obvious that something is wrong with your hot water heater and that you may be in need of water heater repair. Unfortunately, not every problem that can develop with your tank is as obvious as this. Here are a few of the lesser-known signs that your hot water heater may be in need of repair.   Read More...