2015

Summer Party Season Has Arrived: Here Are 3 Tips To Avoid Clogged Drains

Summer BBQ season is here and that means you're going to be having a lot of guests in your home. That also means that your drains are going to be getting a lot more use. If your plumbing isn't prepared for the increased usage, you could find yourself facing some seriously clogged drains. Don't get stuck with clogged drains in the middle of a party. Here's a list of things you can do to prepare your plumbing for summer parties. Read More 

5 Tips To Prevent Garbage Disposal Issues

If you have a garbage disposal in your kitchen, you probably love being able to scrape your plates and toss your food garbage directly into your sink. However, if you don't take good care of your garbage disposal, it could fail on you when you least expect it. Luckily, following these tips will help you prevent a lot of common garbage disposal issues. 1. Run Water After Using Your Disposal Read More 

Tips For Keeping Your Plumbing Safe During Cold Winter Days

Your home plumbing system is one of the most complicated and expensive parts of the house. Sadly, the winter months can bring numerous threats to your plumbing, and frozen pipes is one of the more common issues that homeowners will encounter during this time of the year. In addition to causing your plumbing system to stop working, this problem can lead to extensive water damage to your home, but these two following tips can help you to avoid the worst of this problem: Read More 

4 Signs That Your Septic Drain Field Needs To Be Replaced

All of the wastewater from your house goes to your septic tank, but not all of it stays there. The solids stay in the tank, and settle to the bottom, while the filtered water drains into the surrounding area of your yard, called the drain field. The drain field's job is to filter out any harmful pathogens before your wastewater gets back into the groundwater. Drain fields don't last forever, though. Read More 

Plumbing Pipe Camera Inspection: How It Benefits Homeowners

Many homeowners don't know it, but there is a specific type of camera that has been designed to be pushed through your storm drains, plumbing pipes and sewer pipes. As a general rule, a video camera inspection is used when traditional plumbing methods, such as auguring, plungers and drain cleaners, are not effective in locating or repairing a problem. This type of technology offers a number of benefits for homeowners, including the following three: Read More