Why You Need Backflow Prevention Services

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Have you ever found foul-smelling water bubbling up from your drains? If so, you have a backflow problem. Backflow is a common problem, caused by a pressure imbalance in the sewer system. Beyond simply being disgusting, it also poses a health hazard for those in the home. Read on to find out more about backflow, and what you can do to prevent it from happening. (more…)

Common Water Heater Maintenance Procedures

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Water heaters are incredible sturdy systems. They have to be, considering how often they are used every day. Even they need the occasional maintenance appointment in order to remain in top shape, however. When you schedule annual water heater maintenance, we go through a pretty long list of procedures to make sure that your system is in good shape. There are far too many to go through the entire list on this post, but we can give you a rundown of some of the bigger items. (more…)

The Advantages of Installing a Sump Pump

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Flooding is a serious concern in Pennsylvania, especially when the weather starts to cool off. If you’ve ever had to deal with the aftermath of a flood in your home, you know what a nightmare it can be. The sheer amount of water damage can be staggering. Even moderate storms can cause a great deal of damage if your home is unprepared for it. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to make sure that the most vulnerable parts of your home remain safe during flooding season. Let’s take a look at why you should install a sump pump in your home. (more…)

Why You Should Schedule Pipe Inspection Once a Year

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Part of the difficulty with keeping your sewer line in good condition is that it is largely hidden from view. For many years, the only way to identify a sewer line problem before it inflicted serious damage was to physically examine the pipes. Since that meant tearing up the lawn or slab, most homeowners chose to wait for symptoms to present themselves instead of pursuing proactive maintenance. Fortunately, we now have better ways of checking the condition of your sewer line. Let’s take a look at video pipeline inspection, and why you should schedule it at least once a year. (more…)