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…)

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…)

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…)

What It Means When Your Water Pressure Drops

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Nothing is more frustrating than turning on a faucet or shower and getting only a dribble of water. If your water pressure starts to drop, you shouldn’t ignore it. Whether sudden or gradual, a decline in water pressure is a sign that there’s a problem with your pipes. You’re going to need to have a professional plumber examine your system to determine the exact cause. Here are a few of the more common causes of water pressure issues. (more…)

Signs That You Have a Hard Water Problem

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Hard water is one of the more serious problems that a home’s plumbing system can face. Prolonged exposure to hard water creates lime scale, a mineral deposit that can clog up pipes and require their replacement. Since you probably aren’t examining the inside of your pipes on a regular basis, you’re going to have to keep an eye out for more obvious symptoms if you want to catch lime scale before it’s too late. Let’s examine some of the signs that you have a hard water problem, and that you need a water softener. (more…)

Say Goodbye to Hard Water

Monday, August 31st, 2015

There are plenty of issues that can negatively affect your plumbing system, from corrosion to clogs to leaks. As a plumbing contractor in this area, we’ve seen it all.

But one negative factor that you may not be thinking could do much harm is in your water supply itself. That’s right. The hardness of water refers to its mineral content, chiefly calcium and magnesium. This is not typically a health issue, though hard water can be harsh on skin, hair, and scalp. Fortunately, you don’t have to just “put up with it.” We offer a range of water softeners that can eliminate this issue for your household. Let’s talk more about hard water first. (more…)

5 Signs That You Need to Call a Commercial Plumber

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Having trouble with your commercial plumbing system? Make sure you get in touch with a professional so that such issues can be handled properly and promptly. Here are 5 signs that you need to call a commercial plumber. (more…)

4 Signs That You Need a Plumber

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Are you concerned about your plumbing system? Do you want to make sure that your entire plumbing system is taken care of throughout its years of service? Is a new water heater a necessity for your household? There are plenty of good reasons to consider calling on the services of a professional plumber. It’s important to recognize the value that your plumbing system has for you and your family on a daily basis, as it’s something that we often take for granted. If you notice anything out of the ordinary, it’s best to get in touch with a pro plumber ASAP. Here are some reasons to do so: (more…)