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When Buying a Fixer-Upper, Don’t Forget the Plumbing

You fell in love with a fixer-upper home and took the plunge. Now it’s time to polish this diamond in the rough–but before you start putting in new floors and applying fresh coats of paint, make sure you assess your fixer-upper’s plumbing needs before anything else!Are Your Home’s Pipes in Good Condition?To prevent water damage… Read more »

Piping Materials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Do you know what type of plumbing pipes your home has? If you own an older home, it may have even more than one type inside its walls. While some piping materials are known to stand the test of time, others can lead to problems with leaks, water pressure, and water quality if not replaced.If… Read more »

4 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Their Home

If you’re like most people, the pipes in your home are somewhat of a mystery to you. You know what their function is (or at least you’re pretty sure you do), and you know that sometimes they can leak and cause a problem. If this describes you accurately, then get ready for your knowledge to… Read more »

5 Signs That Your Home Needs Repiping (Infographic)

There’s more than one way to tell if your home’s plumbing pipes are need of a partial or full replacement, and the clues aren’t always as obvious as visible rust or corrosion. Here are five key indicators that your home is probably in need or repiping.

4 Reasons to Repipe Before Your Pipes Actually Break

Unless there’s an obvious problem, like burst pipes and flooding water, most homeowners aren’t in much of a hurry to repipe their homes. In fact, many homeowners would rather put off repiping for as long as possible, until something major goes wrong. What they don’t realize is that putting off a full-home repiping or partial… Read more »

Spring Plumbing Hints & Tips

The springtime could be a beautiful time of the year for rebirth and regrowth in nature. The birds begin to chirp happily as they bathe out in the last few puddles of winter rain. This peaceful time of the year could feel us rejuvenated as life begins to come back out after the winter and… Read more »

Change Plumbing Fixtures to Improve Energy Efficiency

Conserving hot water is a great way to bring your utility bills down. Wasteful fixtures use more hot water which means that your water heater has to work harder to keep up. With our help though you can cut down on your hot water usage and save money on your energy costs. Saving water at… Read more »

DIY Plumbing | Water Heater Energy Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for around 16% of total annual energy expenditures. That is a large amount of energy being spent on a single home appliance. Finding ways to cut down your energy costs with your water heater could be very helpful. Fortunately, our team of specialists here at… Read more »

DIY Plumbing | Improve Energy Efficiency

Has opening your utility bill become a torturous experience? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Many homeowners dread their energy bills every month, but with your energy efficiency tips you can bring your utility bill back down. We’ll fill you in on the areas of your home that can benefit the most from higher efficiency and… Read more »

DIY Plumbing – How To Unclog Your Garbage Disposal

The last thing you want to deal with when you’re in the middle of cooking is a clogged garbage disposal. If it happens though, don’t despair. Our helpful DIY tips can get you back on track in a flash. Pay Attention to the Sounds Your Garbage Disposal Makes If you turn on the switch for… Read more »