Yeah, it might be a little gross to think about, but when you’ve got a slow drain in your bath or shower, you might think “hair clog” first. It is the most common cause of slow or clogged bathtub drains so you absolutely want to know how to get that hair out of a bathtub drain and we are here to help.Continue reading
The little luxuries can be the most impactful. Take the case of the humble kitchen faucet. Now that we are accustomed to the excellent faucet designs that make it a cinch to fill our pots and wash our dishes and fruit, we have moved on to helpful technologies like touch and touchless water faucets. Don’t worry, these faucets still have a handle to manually control flow and temp and so on, but oftentimes you just need the water turned on and off effortlessly and these systems are a super helpful little luxury to improve your kitchen.
Your home is your haven and it is the ideal place for peace and relaxation. Is there anything worse than a sudden and alarming sound from your plumbing to ruin that peace? Have you ever heard what sounds like hammering or banging after you shut off your tap? That sound, which often comes with a strange and disturbing vibration, is known as a “water hammer”. It is also called, rather dramatically and even more accurately, “hydraulic shock” or “hydraulic surge”.Continue reading
When a sink in your home gets clogged, we know it isn’t a minor nuisance. It can be a real problem impacting the whole household and nobody needs that trouble right now. We are great plumbers, but we know you don’t want to call a plumber for everything, so we’ve got some information that might help. Here’s how to clear a clogged sink drain easily and effectively.Continue reading
Most homeowners don’t want to have to think about where sewage goes and how it gets there, but once you start having alarming signs of sewer line problems, you do want to know exactly what is going on. That way, your professional plumber can handle it quickly and efficiently. Fortunately, you no longer have to go through the tortuous process of finding the location of the problem in the line and then tearing up the walls of your house (or worse yet, the ground beneath your house) to get to the pipe. These days, you can hire qualified plumbing companies to do a sewer line camera inspection to find the problem and get it fixed asap.Continue reading
Is your kitchen sink clogged? Here’s how you can learn how to unclog the kitchen sink and fix it yourself. Never fear – many simple solutions are available to homeowners to fix and unclog a kitchen drain without calling a professional plumber. First, we need a clear picture that you have a clogged kitchen sink and if that’s the case, put some easy fixes in place and then see if you have a bigger problem for a plumber.Continue reading
When your toilet is broken, you know it. There is no doubt. But when your toilet is “acting up” or just seems off somehow, that is less clear. What if it won’t flush all the way? Or what if sometimes it seems it would help to increase the power of the flush, or if it isn’t draining.Continue reading
When you have to accept that you have a serious issue with your pipes and need to resolve a broken pipe, a root intrusion, or even a collapsed pipe, most homeowners fear the whole area will have to be dug up. Nobody wants a trench dug in their beautiful yard and the time, cost, noise, and intrusion are not welcome. Hearing that trenchless methods called re-lining and pipe bursting are available and just as effective as digging up the pipe is a great relief to homeowners.
Just like medicine, prevention is the name of the game in plumbing, and in home ownership, to prevent costly problems. If you are an Arizona homeowner and are worried about freezing pipes, very simple precautions can save time and money. We’ll look into why you need to protect your faucets and valves and how to do it, so the residual water left in the water line won’t freeze and then cause a pipe to burst and ultimately start filling your home up with water in all the wrong places. To prevent this, it is necessary to winterize outdoor faucets and valves.Continue reading