5 Tips to Prevent your Shower Drain from Getting Clogged

5 Tips to Prevent your Shower Drain from Getting Clogged

A daily shower is a time to get clean and relax. When your shower drain clogs, suddenly your shower feels much less clean and certainly less relaxing as dirty water pools on the floor under your feet! All sorts of things can cause your shower to clog through normal use. Try these five tips to prevent your shower drain from

How Often Should I Flush My Water Heater?

How Often Should I Flush My Water Heater

To promote proper maintenance and extend the life of your water heater, you should flush it regularly. When considering how often to flush your water heater, the manufacturer’s instructions will give you the most specific and accurate directions for your particular model. If you do not have the manufacturer’s instructions, then consider these general guidelines:

How to Repair a Leak Under your Sink!

Water leaking under your bathroom or kitchen sink is not only inconvenient, but it can also result in water wastage and damage to your home as well. When you discover a leak, repair it right away by following these steps.

3 Warning Signs that your Main Sewer Line is Clogged

3 Warning Signs that your Main Sewer Line is Clogged

Indoor plumbing is one of the best and most necessary features of today’s modern homes. On any given day, people use their plumbing many, many times without giving it any thought. Fresh and clean water appears. Used water and other refuse disappear. It all makes one’s life so easy… That is until something goes wrong. Toilet clogs and slow pipes

How to Make your Plumbing More Eco-Friendly

How to Make your Plumbing More Eco-Friendly

As we remodel our homes and businesses or when we build new structures, we are continually looking for ways to remain comfortable while reducing our environmental impact. Solar panels and energy efficient appliances are becoming more commonplace in new homes, and building regulations and incentives are constantly steering us towards these options. While these products do a great job of

Why it is Crucial to Clean your Tankless Water Heater

Why it is crucial to clean your tankless water heater

Most homeowners are somewhat unaccustomed to servicing their water heaters. You may not realize that the old tank style heaters do benefit from an annual flushing and regular replacement of the anode rods that protect the tanks from corrosion. This type of routine, scheduled maintenance is seldom done on hot water tanks. Most people are instead content to just letting

5 Things you Need to Know Before Buying a Water Heater

5 things you need to know before buying a water heater

Buying a new water heater is not something you do all too often, so if it’s time to replace your water heater, you want to do it right. If you are on the hunt for a new water heater for your home or office, consider these five factors before you determine what to purchase.

How do I Troubleshoot Electric Water Heater Problems?

Plumber troubleshooting an electric water heater

Electric water heaters are a reliable and safe source of hot water for your home or business. However, when issues do arise, you want to be able to identify the cause and apply the right fix quickly. Before you start to troubleshoot water heater issues, it’s essential to remember safety first. Shut off the power to your water heater at

Why Won’t My Water Heater Light?

Why won't my water heater light?

If you have a natural gas or propane water heater and have opened your hot water faucet to find that there’s no hot water, the usual culprit is the pilot light going out. The pilot light is a small flame that ignites the gas burner. When it goes out, the first thing you should try to do is relight the

How Do I Protect My Water Heater This Winter?

How Do I Protect My Water Heater This Winter

It’s hard to imagine a winter without hot water, but this is the situation you could be facing if you don’t take care of your water heater, both regarding preparing it for winter and also concerning protecting it during winter. The best way to protect your water heater may differ depending on whether it is a tank style storage heater