Did you know that your landscape could cause you plumbing problems? Tree roots will travel long distances to find water, especially when drought conditions persist. When trees and shrubs get thirsty, they follow the trail of moisture vapors escaping from small cracks, holes or poorly sealed joints in water and sewer lines.read more
Homeowners insurance can be a lifesaver. If you have a major disaster, like a fire or a flood, you could be out tens of thousands of dollars for repairs or renovations. Fortunately, in most circumstances, your insurance should be there to pick up most or all of the cost. However, there are some scenarios where your insurance could refuse to honor a claim, leaving you responsible for the entire bill. For example, if you experience a plumbing leak caused by your own negligence, you might be on your own. Read on to learn more.read more
If you have ever experiences garbage disposal problems then you know that the leftovers may be long gone, but your garbage disposal failure is still fresh.
Fortunately, using your garbage disposal properly and keeping it well maintained is actually a fairly simple process. Abide by these tips, and you’ll not only make it through without a clog — you’ll extend the life of your disposal.read more
When considering buying an unoccupied home, have the seller turn the water system back on a few days before you schedule an inspection so you will be able to spot any plumbing leaks that stem from cracked hoses or gaskets.read more
Unfortunately, plumbing repairs involving hot water heaters can be expensive, which could tempt some homeowners to put off getting a fix.read more
A noisy faucet can drive a family crazy. When you have to brace yourself for an annoying sound every time you wash your hands, it’s time to get to work to remedy the problem. Fortunately, noisy faucets can be relatively easy plumbing repairs that you may be able handle without calling in a plumber. Read on for tips on how to quiet unwanted whistles and screeches from your faucets.read more