Plumbing DIY Tips

Know Your Sump Pump

With spring rains in the forecast for Minnesota, it’s time to start thinking about your sump pump. If you live in a house or townhome, you probably have one. It’s a small pump installed in the basement or lowest part [...]

2017-03-31T12:08:52-05:00March 24th, 2017|Plumbing DIY Tips, Sump Pumps|Comments Off on Know Your Sump Pump

Beware the Gurgle

Does your toilet gurgle when you flush? Or afterwards, do funny noises come from it? Chances are there is something wrong with the venting in your plumbing system. The plumbing in your house or apartment is made up of several [...]

2017-02-25T19:19:43-06:00February 25th, 2017|Plumbing DIY Tips|Comments Off on Beware the Gurgle

How to Keep the Drain Cleaner Away

Our plumbers who do drain cleaning are great at what they do, but many people want to know how to keep their drains running freely without having a messy back-up. No one wants to think about this - we all [...]

2017-02-01T12:21:52-06:00February 1st, 2017|Plumbing DIY Tips|Comments Off on How to Keep the Drain Cleaner Away

Low Water Flow?

Do you have a kitchen or bathroom faucet that has low water pressure? If the rest of your house has better flow than that one fixture, chances are a quick and easy do-it-yourself project will fix the problem. Try cleaning [...]

2017-01-12T14:35:19-06:00January 12th, 2017|Plumbing DIY Tips|Comments Off on Low Water Flow?

What’s That Funny Smell?

  Basement Floor Drain Have you ever noticed a mystery smell coming from one of your drains, especially a floor drain in the basement? Or maybe it's in one of your bathrooms. It may smell like a sewer [...]

2018-08-01T15:41:29-05:00January 3rd, 2017|Plumbing DIY Tips|Comments Off on What’s That Funny Smell?
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