Is a Running Toilet an Emergency?

When you’re not a plumber, it can be hard to know if your plumbing problem merits an afterhours emergency call to the professionals. A running toilet might be one such point of confusion for you. Thankfully, a running toilet is not an emergency. Even if the toilet that is running is clogged, and so water [...]

By |2022-04-21T20:52:24+00:00April 21st, 2022|Toilets|

Does Hydro Jetting Your Sewer Line Get Rid of Tree Roots?

Hydro jetting is when plumbers used specialized equipment to push very high-pressure water down pipes. Usually, the intention is to clear blockages in the pipes, especially major ones like sewers and water mains, but those aren’t the only uses. Does hydro jetting your sewer line also get rid of tree roots? Yes, sewer jetting can [...]

By |2022-03-24T19:15:46+00:00March 24th, 2022|Sewers|

Is Repiping a Good Investment for Older Homes?

When you own an older home, there are many things you may need to upgrade and fix. You may know you need to fix the pipes, but where should that be on your priority list? Is repiping a good investment for older homes, especially if you are considering selling soon? Are Repipes Worthwhile? It depends [...]

By |2022-03-16T19:41:05+00:00February 24th, 2022|Pipes and Leaks|

Which are Better: Gas or Electric Water Heaters

For those who are fans of hot showers, choosing a new water heater might actually be exciting. Whether you see the decision as fun or just a boring household task, the primary decision you have on your hands is a complicated one. Should you choose a gas or an electric water heater? That all depends [...]

By |2022-01-27T12:47:53+00:00January 27th, 2022|Water Heaters|

How Long Do Home Gas Lines Last?

We don’t normally think about our home’s gas line. Afterall, most reliably deliver gas to our homes decade after decade without issue. However, gas lines do not last forever. They should last at least 30 years, and many last much longer than that. However, they can break down. And, when they do, they can cause [...]

By |2022-01-06T12:38:45+00:00January 6th, 2022|Pipes and Leaks|

What Does Drain Cleaner Do to Pipes?

While you may have reached for a drain cleaner many times before, you probably don’t understand what the cleaner is doing to your pipes. All drain cleaners, except for natural enzyme-based ones, rely on chemical reactions to try to clear out your pipes. These cleaners might use lye, bleach, aluminum and sodium nitrate to create [...]

By |2021-12-07T19:00:06+00:00November 25th, 2021|Drains|
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