Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

How Long Do Water Heaters Last? Most home improvement industry statistics show that for a traditional 40 gallon water tank, the average lifespan of a water heater is about 8-12 years. However, you may be surprised to learn that there are many factors involved in the...

Know When to Call a Professional Plumber

From time to time, maintenance issues arise in the home, especially when it involves plumbing. For most of these plumbing issues, a simple solution is evident and can be completed by the homeowner with minimal or moderate effort. But, do you know when to call a...

Simple Kitchen Drain Maintenance

Keep Your Kitchen Drain in Tip-Top Shape! Now that the school season has started, your sink is probably working overtime with dishes, cups and who knows what else! But, a few simple activities will help to keep your drain in tip-top condition. Follow these 5 simple...

Sewer Pipe Cleanout or Repair?

Warning Signs Your Sewer Pipe May Be in Trouble How do you know if you just need a sewer pipe cleanout or a repair? A few early warning signs of either include stinky smells coming from your drains. Other signs include slow-draining, gurgling pipes, along with backups...

Another Water Safety Tip

Before You Head Out for Vacation Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a big summer trip you probably have a running list of things to do to get your home ready for when you’re gone. We all know it’s important to program the thermostat and stop the mail, but...

Low Flow Toilets vs Regular Toilets

If you’re remodeling a bathroom, you’re faced with choosing between low flow toilets or regular toilets. Both models have their own set of benefits, but with more people becoming aware of the importance of conserving water, the sales of low flow toilets vs...