Purchasing An Older Home? Watch Out For These Common Plumbing Problems

You may love the look and history of a vintage home, so you are probably excited if you have recently purchased a home that is several years old. Unfortunately, while older homes are charming, there are often several issues that can pop up simply because the components used during the original construction are older, worn, and out of date. This is especially true of plumbing, and it is critical that you have your plumbing system inspected to fix any minor issues before these issues become huge problems. Read More 

Three Benefits Of Tankless Water Heaters

To be honest, one of the best pieces of technology to hit the market in the last hundred years has to be the water heater. Instead of having to shuttle in hot water from a stove or bonfire outside, you're able to simply pour hot water out of your faucet in a matter of minutes, creating a whole new meaning to the word "relaxation." But as great as water heaters are, tankless water heaters are even better. Read More 

3 Reasons Your Commercial Urinals May Be Leaking

Commercial restrooms see significantly more use than their residential counterparts. This extensive use can cause a commercial urinal to fail much faster than the toilet in a home. One common problem you will come across in your commercial restroom is a leaking urinal. It's important that you know what to look for when trying to identify the source of the leak. This information will help you troubleshoot a leaking urinal in the future. Read More 

Plumbing Upgrades: Notice These Problems Before It’s Too Late

When you bought your home, you likely knew that at some point you would need to replace certain things and upgrade others, especially if you bought a "fixer-upper." Certain systems in your home need to be intact to ensure that your home is protected against structural damage. Your plumbing system may be a portion of your home that you rarely give thought to unless you notice a problem. You may even dismiss the problem as a minor inconvenience. Read More 

Sometimes You Really Do Need To Replace Your Sewer Lateral

These days, you have more options than ever before when it comes to dealing with sewer lateral problems. Sometimes the pipe can be sleeved, which means a PVC or vinyl sleeve is placed inside the pipe to mask any leaks and provide a barrier. Other times, your plumber may be able to grind away the roots and other debris with an auger or a hydrojet. However, there are still times when these options won't work and you truly do need to replace the sewer line. Read More