Improve Home Living—Hire a Plumber to Make These 3 Installations

When you have been living in your home for a while, you may be used to all the features. While you may be satisfied with the functionality of your house, you may also think about what you can do to improve home living for your family. If you are ready to make some changes, but you do not want to invest a large amount of money, you can take on a few plumbing projects. [Read More]

Special Issues With Cleaning Floor Drains In Your Basement And How To Address Them

In some older homes, there are floor drains in the basement floor. When a homeowner did not want to contend with a sump pump to keep a basement dry, a house was built with drains in the floor that connect to the house's plumbing. The drains collect the excess water in the basement and channel it out of the house to the city sewer system. While this is generally efficient, there are often problems with sewage back-flow, and/or clogs and messes in and around these drains. [Read More]

Why You Need A Plumber To Install A Water Heater

Installing a water heater is not an easy task. Just ask any plumber. If you are still stuck on the idea of DIYing your own water heater, here are a few things that could go wrong, which will reveal why you need a plumber to do the job in the first place. The Water Heater Is Not Level A water heater has to be on level "ground." It cannot sit and tilt slightly in any direction because it will not match up to the incoming water pipes or the gas line. [Read More]

3 Signs You Need Sewer Main Cleaning At Your Home

Many homeowners don't realize that having a plumbing system that connects to a public sewer line doesn't mean they'll never have to worry about clogged lines and sewer repairs. While it's true that a sewer connection tends to be easier to maintain than a sump pump, clogs can still occur and the results can be disastrous if ignored. By being aware of the "red flags" signifying the need for a sewer main cleaning, you could avoid costly (and unsanitary) flooding on your property. [Read More]