15 July 2016
While there are times when your toilet smells, it shouldn't be an all-the-time thing. If you walk into the bathroom and can smell a scent around your toilet bowl, you may find yourself wondering what it is you are smelling and why you are smelling it. Here are three reasons why your toilet smells and how you can go about eliminating the stench. The Toilet Tank is Not Clean If you smell a urine-like odor in your bathroom, you may clean the bathroom, paying particular attention to the seal around the floor of the toilet and the toilet bowl.
23 February 2016
If you suspected a crack in your plumbing, you likely called in a plumber to correct the problem. While you may be expecting them to replace the pipe, you may be shocked when you here them recommend a trenchless pipe repair or replacement procedure. This is a term you may not be familiar with. Trenchless plumbing repairs are relatively new and are available thanks to advancements in technology over the past couple of decades.
10 November 2015
If you expect overnight guests soon, and your bathtub drain keeps clogging up, you can unclog it fast with baking soda, dish detergent and vinegar. Bathtub drains don't just clog up with hair. The drains can also develop sticky blockages from the chemicals found in your hair conditioners and bath oils. If you don't remove the problems right away, they can eventually damage your plumbing system. Unclog your bathtub and keep it unclogged with these two easy steps below.
23 September 2015
Just like with your car, regular maintenance and simple observations will tell you when it is time to have a tech out to your home-- before it dies completely. Your Bills Seem Awfully High This Winter Your furnace will naturally become less efficient as it ages, but this process takes years. Normally, your bills might go up by a few dollars each year. If your bills spike, or they are substantially higher this winter, it may be a sign that your heater is having a hard time keeping up.
19 June 2015
When you move into your first place with a septic system, you might be unfamiliar with the unique care requirements of this type of plumbing system. It's important to remember that anything you put down the drain in your house can affect the septic system. In fact, you may be making some drain-damaging mistakes that you don't realize. Here are a few mistakes that many homeowners make when it comes to septic system management and some tips to avoid them.
11 May 2015
If your toilet is loose, wobbly, cracked, or leaky, then it might be time to purchase yourself a new one. When you buy a toilet, you have the option of installing it yourself or hiring an experienced plumber to secure it for you. Installing the toilet yourself can save you some money, but you need to make sure you do everything correctly. Correct installation means making sure leaks are not present. Preventing leaks during installation is easy, but if you are unsure about what to do, read through the information below.
2 April 2015
Clogged drains are a hassle, but they're very common, and all homeowners should know how to handle them. Here are five easy ways to fix minor clogs around the house by yourself. With a plunger Plungers are a great way to fix clogged toilets, but you can also use them to fix clogs in sinks or bathtubs. It's easy to unclog a drain with a plunger. First, you need to make sure that there is a few inches of standing water in the sink or bathtub.