Why That Small Plumbing Job May Not Be Small After All

To avoid the repair bill from a professional plumber or to get the work done quickly, often some homeowners prefer handling plumbing jobs by themselves, especially the "small" problems. However, it's also not unusual for them to call a plumber after they've supposedly handled that plumbing job. They could have either made the problem worse or overlooked some areas that needed repair. Check out these times when a so-called small plumbing job may not be small, and why you might want to call an emergency plumber to handle it instead. [Read More]

How to Keep Your Plumbing System in Good Condition

As you're probably aware, the inside of your walls and floors are filled with a network of interconnected pipes. These pipes provide you with hot and cold water on demand while carrying away your waste materials. Most of us don't give our plumbing systems much thought until they break down and cause inconvenience. When a plumbing leak develops, it can cost you time and money to repair it. Homeowners should learn how to keep an eye on their plumbing systems in order to spot small issues before they become major problems. [Read More]

Blocked Drains: Why It Is Important to Check the Entire System

Many DIY attempts to clear a blocked drain often produce temporary results because the homeowner only pays attention to the immediate cause of the blockage. However, the clog may be drawing your attention to other serious issues. This article discusses some of the bigger issues that can be unearthed when the entire drainage system is checked prior to clearing a blockage. Tree Root Intrusion The plumber who helps to clear your blocked drains can discover the points at which tree roots have penetrated the drainage system. [Read More]

What to Do If You Are Getting Frequent Drain Blockages in Your Home

You may have encountered some ongoing issues with your plumbing and it might be driving you to distraction. You may have tried everything at your disposal to unblock drains and while the solution may seem to work temporarily, it's not a permanent fix. If you are experiencing even more backups, pesky smells and discontent, what could the issue be and what should you do? Ongoing Issues Point to Your Drainpipes [Read More]