Category Archives: Home Plumbing

How to Unclog Your Bathtub

If you are experiencing a slow draining bathtub, chances are it is clogged. Most clogs can be resolved without the services of an experience plumber, so before you call, try these solutions. Clean the Drain Remove the drain cover and clean underneath the surface of the drain. Some drains are pre-installed with stoppers, so removeContinue Reading

How to Find a Plumber During an Emergency

As a home owner, you know emergencies happen, and when they do, nine times out of ten they are after regular business hours. A plumbing emergency can create extreme panic with flooding waters, sewer back-ups, and fear of serious structural damage. The main thing for home owners to understand in these circumstances is not toContinue Reading

Removing a Toilet, the Royal Throne of the Bathroom

Some cases demand that you purchase a new toilet. Mold, leaks beyond repair, or just plain unappealing looks can lead you to buying a new toilet. Once you have made your choice and you’re ready to make the switch, you have to first get rid of the old one. Don’t spend money to pay someoneContinue Reading

Repairing Hot Water Pipes

There are many reasons that one of your home’s hot water pipes may burst or leak. Old, delicate pipes may decide to give out at the last minute, or other work being done on the house can disrupt pipes and cause them to break. Whatever the cause, you need to act fast to fix itContinue Reading

How to Provide Warmth to Frozen Pipes

The cold weather can do some major damage to your house’s pipes if you don’t take the proper precautions. Don’t wait until the last minute when a pipe looks like it will burst. Act ahead of time and save money that a burst pipe would require since the uncontained water notoriously damages walls, floors, andContinue Reading

How to Install Shower Plumbing

Your bathroom my not have been designed for a shower, but fear not, it’s still possible to install the necessary plumbing. The following are instructions on how to install shower plumbing in your bathroom: If your community requires a building permit to make changes to plumbing make sure you have those permits in place beforeContinue Reading

How To Use a Plumbing Snake Properly

Most clogs, when caught early, can be cleared with drain cleaner or a simple plunger. For major clogs the use of a sewer snake may be where you have to turn. The proper use of a sewer snake is important because this tool is simple to use but can also cause additional damage when usedContinue Reading

Toilet Repair – Don’t Be Afraid : )

There’s almost nothing that is more frustrating than hearing that running toilet, especially when you are trying to sleep. We’ve all experienced the strange noises a toilet can make in addition to the constant running of water that not only frustrates us but costs us a lot of money over the years if the problemContinue Reading

Steps for Ceramic Disk Faucet Repair

When repairing any plumbing fixture it’s important to follow the manufactures instructions for the parts you are replacing. This is something that will make your plumbing experience uneventful and keep you dry in the process. It is important to have the right tools at your side when you start. How A Ceramic Disk Faucet WorksContinue Reading

Steps to Take for a Clogged Drain Before Calling a Plumber

Maintaining a home can be expensive and with unexpected events like a clogged drain there is often little money to call in a professional. The good news is that most clogged drain situations can be handled without a plumber. If you have a bathtub drain that is slow or a shower drain that is fullContinue Reading