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]
What's Wrong With Your Sewer Lines?
You might have no problems tackling the minor clogs that form in the kitchen or bathroom pipes from time to time. However, when you seem to have a stubborn clog that just isn't clearing, you may start to wonder what's happening. There could be something more serious happening, such as the two situations below. The Main Line is Obstructed All of the pipes inside the house feed into one singular main sewer line on the way to the property's sewer tank. [Read More]
3 Important Reasons Why You Should Hire a Professional Plumber and Not Attempt DIY Solutions
Have you just moved into a new home only to discover that it has a few minor plumbing issues? Do you think that you can handle these things yourself without calling in the help of a professional plumber? While some plumbing issues can be very simple, such as replacing a broken toilet float valve, most repairs are ones that you're going to want to leave to a professional plumber. A few reasons why you should avoid attempting to tackle most plumbing jobs include: [Read More]