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August 2018

How to Extend the Life of Your Septic Tank

By | 2018-09-04T20:29:29+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Blog|

If you’re one of the nearly one in five Americans who have a home that uses a septic system instead of connecting to a city sewer system, then these maintenance tips are for you!  Septic tanks aren’t uncommon, especially for those who live in rural areas. But, a lack of knowledge in regard to basic [...]

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How to Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

By | 2018-08-10T00:52:21+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Blog|

We all hope it won’t happen, but inevitable, it does – your toilet backs up, and you don’t have a plunger.  What do you do? This is one of those situations where it’s easy to panic, but you have to stay calm, think fast, and get smart.  So, the first thing you’ll need to do [...]

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July 2018

Why You Should Leave Drain Cleaning to the Professionals

By | 2018-08-03T00:36:02+00:00 July 28th, 2018|Blog|

What's all the fuss about drain cleaning? Every home has that one drain that just seems to clog all of the time no matter how often you plunge it.  The water flows without trouble one day, then the very next the drain backs up again. Frustration just keeps building until you finally either decide to [...]

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5 Signs You’re Due for a Few Plumbing Upgrades

By | 2018-07-13T15:53:49+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Blog|

Unless you live in a recently built home, there’s a chance that your plumbing system may be outdated and due for upgrades.  Sure, in most cases, these systems are built to last for years, but don’t forget that time does pass us by, and it will leave its mark.  As pipes age, they suffer from [...]

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June 2018

Why It’s Often Smarter to Call a Plumber (Even for the Smallest Projects)

By | 2018-06-15T01:47:02+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Blog|

If you’re considering any kind of DIY home plumbing fix or renovation, you might want to put just a little more thought into that decision before you go pull out the wrench.  You see, even the smallest plumbing projects, no matter how easy or routine they might seem, can often lead to bigger complications and [...]

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May 2018

Sewer Main Collapse: Why It Happens and What You Should Do

By | 2018-06-01T01:38:49+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Blog|

Collapsed sewer lines are most often the result of several types of untreated sewer line issues.  Underlying problems can range from tree root incursions, to offset pipe joints, aging Orangeburg pipes and more if left untreated.  All of these things can lead to the loss of structural integrity of your sewer pipes and eventually to [...]

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What to Expect When You Call Us for a Tree Root Intrusion

By | 2018-05-25T02:21:33+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Blog|

Tree root intrusion is one of those silent issues that creeps up on unsuspecting homeowners.  Slow draining sinks and bathtubs, and gurgling toilets are all sings that your sewer lines have been invaded by tree roots.  Small-scale root invasions are often nothing more than an annoyance. But, if left untreated, you could wind up with [...]

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The Importance of Commercial Sewer and Drain Maintenance

By | 2018-05-10T21:31:27+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Blog|

Though often overlooked by building owners as optional rather than essential (that is, until something goes wrong), the importance of commercial sewer maintenance simply can’t be stressed enough.  It’s not something that can be left out of sight and out of mind, as neglected sewer maintenance can quickly turn into a hazardous, stressful and costly [...]

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April 2018

The Surprising Benefits of a Cold Shower

By | 2018-04-06T02:38:31+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Bathroom Plumbing, Blog|

For most people, the idea of switching to cold showers is enough to put ice in your veins on the warmest day of the year!  Sure, a hot shower is a daily luxury that most look forward to at the end of a long day, and it’s often a luxury that we take for granted. [...]

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March 2018

Washing Machines: Appliance Maintenance Made Simple

By | 2018-03-30T00:27:42+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Blog|

How to Make Your Washing Machine Last Longer Your washing machine works hard for you and your family, so why wouldn’t you take care of it?  These hard-working appliances require just a little regular maintenance, and so long as you keep up with them, they’ll last longer and happily keep your clothes clean for years [...]

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