The amount of materials available to you when you are looking to complete a new or emergency plumbing project is sometimes overwhelming. There are choices along with a spectrum of materials and cost. To complicate matters, depending on the plumbing project, different materials may be more suitable than others. In this guide, we review the [...] Read more
If you have a sump pump, you know that it is very important for it to be operational before you need it. You do not want to find yourself in an increasingly wet basement before you discover that the sump pump is not working properly. A basement can get wet due to excess groundwater, heavy [...] Read more
Having a part or complete sewer system fail is a smelly and unwanted mess. It can easily run into the thousands of dollars to fix a sewer system. However, most of us have probably not thought of how to be proactive in dealing with our sewer lines. Therefore, when someone approaches us and wants to [...] Read more
Buying a house is a scary and exciting proposition! It is a major investment and of course, you want to make sure you are buying a house without hidden issues. As the new homeowner, you have certainly evaluated the house to see if it will fit your needs and maybe even looked at the visible [...] Read more
The last thing you want to have happen to your sewer system is a clog in the main sewer line. This is a major plumbing headache. However, this is a problem you can fix by yourself before it causes sewer waste to back up into your plumbing pipes. Some signs of this problem are water [...] Read more
In a new house build or remodel, you will find a need to create plumbing for your kitchen sink. Regardless of the sink you choose, the same steps apply to installing the plumbing pipes. The answer to why we need to do this is obvious! Everyone needs to use their kitchen sink for a variety [...] Read more
You could have a variety of reasons for needing to turn a shower into a tub. Perhaps, you need to have a more secure bathing location or you have a new little bundle of joy who needs a tub bath. This is a plumbing project that can take on a few forms depending on the [...] Read more
No matter what part of the country you live in, outdoor kitchens create a whole new dimension to the outdoor living space. They allow the host to spend time with guests and prevent doors from being constantly opened and shut. An outdoor kitchen space would not be complete without an outdoor sink. However, a traditional [...] Read more
Preventative care always saves money in the long run. Whether it is a minor car repair or replacing a roof before a major leak happens, the upfront cost is a smart investment. An even better cost savings strategy is to treat appliances properly during use. This will minimize the number of service calls and extend [...] Read more
In a perfect world, we would not need to solder pipes as they would fit perfectly and never leak. However, if you use copper water plumbing, it is very likely that at some point you will need to cut and solder the pipes. By investing in some affordable equipment and gaining an understanding of basic [...] Read more
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