Plumbing DIY Tips

Quick! Where’s the Shut-Off Valve?

Straight out of our customers' files: We had a panicked caller on the line last month, screaming into the phone, "There's water spraying out all over our basement!" The calm, soothing voice of our general manager talked her through the [...]

2018-09-19T14:36:01-05:00September 19th, 2018|Plumbing DIY Tips|Comments Off on Quick! Where’s the Shut-Off Valve?

Proper Plunging For Your Toilet

First - Pick Your Plunger You'll want a heavy-duty rubber plunger with the fold-out flange. The flange insert will help give a good seal for plunging. Second - Protective Clothing Get some rubber gloves, safety goggles or glasses, and some [...]

2017-07-28T15:55:44-05:00July 28th, 2017|Drain Cleaning, Plumbing DIY Tips|Comments Off on Proper Plunging For Your Toilet

Water Heaters

A Drip At The Base... It's Time To Replace! Leaky Water Heater The lowly water heater. Most of the time it sits, neglected, in your basement or crawl space. Delivering hot water whenever you turn on the tap, [...]

2017-05-02T11:50:37-05:00May 2nd, 2017|Plumbing DIY Tips, Water Heaters|Comments Off on Water Heaters

Keep Your Sump Pump Happy

  Water enters a basement, especially in an older home, from a variety of sources. You may have some cracks in the foundation, the floor drain can overflow from a leaky washing machine, or some of the joints in the [...]

2017-03-31T14:02:35-05:00March 31st, 2017|Plumbing DIY Tips, Sump Pumps|Comments Off on Keep Your Sump Pump Happy
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