• What’s Causing that Foul Plumbing Odor?

    You want your home to smell fresh and clean, but it’s difficult to ignore the unmistakable smell of a damaged plumbing system. Plumbing odors aren’t just foul—they can also be downright dangerous. That’s why you should eliminate the stench rather than merely masking it. Learn the possible causes of foul plumbing odors and how to […]

  • Is Your Toilet Leaking? Use These Tips to Find Out for Sure

    A leaky toilet is irritating and wasteful. The leak may cause “phantom flushes,” make the toilet run longer than necessary, and waste water without your knowledge. Do you have a leak? If you’re not sure, it’s time to find out. “Phantom Flushes” The most obvious way to tell if your toilet is leaking is to […]

  • Why isn’t My Sump Pump Working?

    Heavy summer rains can cause basement flooding, but your sump pump keeps the rising water level at bay. However, as with all mechanical equipment, sump pumps break down sometimes. Here are the top reasons why your sump pump might stop working and what to do about each one. Power Failure An electrical power outage is […]

  • 4 Reasons to Replace Your Water Heater Before it Fails

    Is your water heater over 10 years old? Is it starting to show signs that it might fail before long? Here’s why you should look into getting a replacement now before the appliance breaks down completely. Give Yourself Time to Research Replacement Options Perhaps you have had an electric storage water heater all your life. […]

  • How to Reduce Outdoor Water Use this Summer

    Water bills routinely rise during the summer months because of lawn watering, car washing, and outdoor water play. The average home devotes 30 percent of its water consumption to outdoor use, and about half of that water is wasted due to evaporation, wind, and runoff. If you’re ready to save money and lower your impact […]

  • How Your Home Can Benefit from Professional Drain Cleaning

    As a responsible homeowner, you know that performing maintenance around the house is critical for comfort, safety, and efficiency. However, many homeowners have a blind spot when it comes to maintaining the plumbing system. It’s easy to forget about the importance of your drains— that is, until they start backing up. Do you make plumbing […]

  • 6 Plumbing Tips to Prevent Leaks, Floods & Backups

    Most plumbing problems are comprised of leaks, floods, or backups. Keep these issues at bay by following these six proven plumbing tips. Check for Leaks It’s easy to spot a leaky faucet, but most other plumbing leaks develop out of sight. Here’s how to find them: Check exposed pipes in under-sink cabinets for signs of […]

  • Water Heater Taking Too Long to Heat?

    You expect to have hot water available at all times, even if you’re the last one to shower in the morning. However, if your water heater takes too long to heat, you could be left with a lukewarm shower at best. You don’t have time to wait 30 minutes for the water to heat back […]

  • Traditional Water Heater Repair Services

    Tankless vs. Traditional Water Heaters

    If you need a new water heater, you may be debating between two popular options: a traditional storage tank and a tankless water heater. Learn how the two compare so you can make the right selection for your needs. Hot Water Supply Traditional water heaters are excellent at delivering large amounts of hot water to […]

  • Drinking Water Plumbing Services

    Making Sure Your Drinking Water is Safe

    You probably take clean tap water for granted, but as we learned from the Flint, Michigan water crisis that began in 2014, it’s possible for lead and other harmful substances to end up in your drinking water. Since there’s no way to see, taste or smell dissolved lead, testing your water is the only way […]