Smart Home Upgrades for Your Plumbing

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Is smart plumbing even a thing? Yes, it most certainly is. If you are looking to add more smart home features to your home, your plumbing deserves a few upgrades as well. Here are a handful of items on the market to make your life easier. Smart Sprinklers If you want to have a sprinkling system that intuitively knows how … Read More

Retrofitting Plumbing in an Older Home

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When you buy an older home, sometimes you get older systems with it that need a change-up. If you are trying to add a bathroom or upgrade the kitchen, you may need to retrofit new plumbing into the home. Here are some tips to help guide your research as you get started. Consider the Materials The age of a home … Read More

Is It Time to Replace My Toilet?

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With careful maintenance, toilets can last decades. Over time, you may decide that you need something new. Here are a few ways to know if you can reasonably get your toilet repaired, or if it is time to replace it. The Toilet Is Old Since your toilets are designed to last so long, you might think there is no reason … Read More

Preparing Indoor Plumbing for Winter

You might think that, because your pipes are indoors, you do not need to prepare them for winter weather. This mistaken assumption could cost you a lot of money. With these tips, you can minimize the likelihood of winter putting a chill on your access to hot water. Maintain Your Sump Pump If you have a sump dump to help … Read More

What You Need to Know About Replacing Your Water Heater


With good care, a water heater could last as long as 10 years or more. Eventually, you need to replace it, which can cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars, depending on the model you choose. This guide helps you to make smart preparations for your new water heater. Location, Location, Location The place you put your new water heater … Read More

Is a Trenchless Sewer Line Replacement More Efficient?

There are many reasons that you might opt for a trenchless sewer line replacement for your plumbing. It preserves your property and creates a sewer line that is stronger, more effective and durable. However, is it the most efficient choice for your needs? With this information, you will know the efficiency of trenchless sewer line replacement for energy consumption, overall … Read More

Preparing Your Plumbing for Spring

Winter poses a lot of risk to your home and especially to its plumbing during freezing temperatures. You may look forward to getting to spring so you can start gardening and enjoying the nice weather. However, once the weather starts to warm up, there are a few tasks you need to complete before you can safely turn on your outdoor … Read More

Resolving Severe Clogs: The Right Auger for the Job

You have tried the plunger and even cleaned your P-trap, but the clog is still there. With this guide, you will learn about different kinds of augers for clogged drains, and when you should consult a professional for help. Cable Augers The most typical drain auger is the cable auger. This auger can go into the drain many feet to … Read More

Mistakes to Avoid with Drain Cleaning

When it comes to cleaning one’s own drains, sometimes, calling a plumber is the best option. While it is almost always a great idea to leave this type of work up to the professionals, there is also always, at least one exception, to this rule. With that said, the following is an overview of the most common mistakes most people … Read More

Signs of Trouble with Your Condensate Drain Line

You may not think of condensation as part of your heating system, but many pieces of heating equipment rely on a condensate drain line to keep the system going. When this line gets too full, clogged or frozen, your entire HVAC system may stop working. With this information, you will know how to identify problems with your condensate drain line, … Read More