Welcome to Jake the Plumber’s BlogJake-the-Plumber-St-Paul-MN

St Paul Area Premier Plumbing Company

BUY LOCAL. We all know how supporting local shops keeps the economy local. When you choose a local plumber, electrician, or carpenter, you’re helping people in your own community. We’re putting those dollars right back into local supermarkets, paying for kids’ music and dance lessons, buying school supplies, and investing right back in the community. […]

Read More

Did you know that the average person will flush a toilet 140,000 times in their lifetime? Wow, that’s a lot of flushing! So, if you’re shopping around for a new toilet to update your bathroom, it’s a good idea to know a few things about the toilet you’re going to choose. First, do some measuring: […]

Read More

Straight out of our customer files, we had a new client call the other day with a Water Heater that had quit working. The family had been without hot water for a couple of days and couldn’t figure out what was wrong – their heater was only two years old! When the client looked at […]

Read More

Your lowly water heater. It works day in, day out and we never think about the magic that happens when we turn the hot water tap and presto! Hot water comes out – and we can adjust the temperature to whatever we need. Most of our appliances use hot water – the dishwasher, the washing […]

Read More

At Jake the Plumber, all of our work is up to code. This means that we pull city plumbing permits and have city inspections on all work required. As a homeowner, what does that mean? Each city has its own inspectors of plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and construction work. It’s both a safety factor – and […]

Read More

Don’t despair, spring is coming to the Twin Cities! Are you planning your outdoor activities in the garden, watering the lawn, washing the car in the driveway, cleaning the gutters. Well, you’ll need to unleash your outdoor lawn faucet! It’s been neglected all winter long, and it’s been colder than usual. Turning the water on […]

Read More

Have you heard about the new Smart Toilet Seats? You may be interested in upgrading to smart bath options, and a toilet seat is a great place to start. Kohler makes a line of Cleansing Seats that can make your ordinary toilet seat into a mini-bidet. You can choose from a variety of options: LED […]

Read More

Everything else in modern homes is getting smart these days, so why not your bathroom? If the sky’s the limit, Kohler has an Intelligent Toilet (!) they have just unveiled. The NumiĀ® offers: Motion-activated hands free seat opening and closing Adjustable heated seat and foot warmer Bluetooth speakers Touchscreen remote Advanced cleansing capability All for […]

Read More