Don't Let These Common Plumbing Issues Trip You Up

The need to take matters into their own hands often comes naturally to a homeowner. It's to be expected; after all, doing it yourself saves money and gives you a powerful sense of achievement. Plumbing issues are no exception, and there are a few pluming problems that can be solved with a little homeowner ingenuity. If you want to avoid having to call in a professional plumber, however, there are steps you can take right now—before problems even occur. [Read More]

How To Fix A Clogged P-Trap

If your bathroom sink will not drain properly, there might be a clog in the p-trap located below the sink. Clogs in p-traps are very common, and they are not hard to fix either. If you believe your clog is in your p-trap, you could follow these steps to unclog it. Fixing it yourself could help you save money, and you could always call a plumber if you cannot make the repairs yourself. [Read More]

3 Health Risks Of Your Older Home's Plumbing System & What To Do About Them

When you have little ones, it seems like danger lurks everywhere you look. Baby-proofing a home consists of more than installing gates at the top of a stairway, plugging electrical outlets, and locking up cabinets, especially in older homes. If you have recently purchased an older home to raise your young family in, there are a few dangers you need to be aware of regarding the plumbing system. Here are 3 health risks that are associated with a home's plumbing system and how to reduce the risks of them so you can keep your children safe. [Read More]

Determining The Type Of Well Pump You Need

If you have a well on your property, then you also have a well pump that forces water from the well to your home. If the pump breaks down for some reason, then the pump will need to be replaced. However, you cannot just pick any pump and add it to the well. If you are unfamiliar with well pumps, but have to purchase a new one, then keep reading to understand some basic questions you will need to answer before buying your pump. [Read More]