What to Do About Frozen Pipes

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Of all the nasty issues that can afflict your home’s plumbing, frozen pipes are probably among the worst. If your pipes freeze, it means more than simply being unable to use them. You could be looking at ruptures and water damage. Read on in order to find out why frozen pipes are such a problem, as well as what you can do about them. (more…)

How to Extend the Life of Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, November 16th, 2015

It is tempting, at times, to think of your garbage disposal as an invincible machine. After all, its entire purpose is to chop food waste into tiny pieces in order for it to go into the liquid waste system. However, your garbage disposal won’t last forever. If you want to have your garbage disposal last for as long as possible, there are a few things that you need to be aware of. Let’s take a look at the steps you can take to extend the life of your garbage disposal. (more…)

What to Do During a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, November 9th, 2015

There are many different problems that could affect your plumbing system. None of them are good, but some are quite a bit worse than others. The most damaging—things like pipe ruptures or frozen pipes—are classified as plumbing emergencies. You can’t afford to wait for an appointment a few days after the fact to fix these problems. What do you do when you do happen to run into a plumbing emergency, though? Read on to find out. (more…)

Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for You?

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

The average water heater is one of the hardest working appliances in the home. Traditional water heaters are on at all times, storing up hot water for when it’s needed. While this is certainly convenient, it also wastes quite a bit of energy throughout the year. Fortunately, there is an alternative for people who want to cut down on their home operating costs. Let’s take a look at tankless water heaters, and the advantages they provide. (more…)