A clogged drain is nothing more than a bother. You might even try to ignore it or find a quick fix with liquid drain cleaners (hint – these can wreck your plumbing system). But if you really want to fix a clog once and for all, using a snake is the best option. You may be wondering if you can snake a drain yourself. Let’s ask Pete to learn more! Continue reading
Are you experiencing clogged drains? Gurgling sounds? Inexplicable sinkholes in your yard? There’s a chance a tree root has gotten into your sewer line. If you’re wondering how this can happen, you’re not alone. Your sewer line runs out of your house underground, making it easy for trees growing near your sewer line to invade.
In today’s Ask Pete, I’m going to help you understand what happens if tree roots get into the sewer line and what you can do to prevent it from happening to you. Continue reading
One of the most common questions I get is people asking me: “are touchless faucets worth it?” These questions mostly come from future-forward or new homeowners who want all the latest technology in their homes. Or home chefs that want to avoid dirtying things when they’re in the kitchen.
No matter your reason for wanting a touchless faucet, whether it’s worth it depends on a few different factors. Continue reading
We can all imagine the consequences of a clogged sewer line — where is all that sewer water going? Puddled up in your yard. Causing bad odors. Toilets overflowing. Yuck. Nobody wants that. So here are the six signs that your sewer line is clogged — and what to do about it! If these tips don’t work for you, we can always bring out our jetter to get that drain cleared. Continue reading
Taking a shower with low water pressure is an unpleasant experience – especially if you’re someone who looks forward to taking a long, relaxing shower. If you’re looking to fix this bothersome problem, we’re here to help. Trust our expertise on how you can increase water pressure in the shower. Continue reading
Although Arizona isn’t known as the rainiest place in the United States, it still has heavy rainstorms. That’s because the Sonoran Desert – which spans southern and southwestern Arizona as well as Baja California– has two rainy seasons: one in the winter and another in the summer. Rather than being filled with endless days of light showers, these rainy seasons consist of quick storms that bring down heavy rains. In fact, it’s not rare for a single storm to deliver half of the desert’s yearly rainfall. Continue reading
Looking to buy a new plunger to unclog that sink or toilet? Having a plunger on hand is vital when you experience a clog. You probably didn’t even know that there was more than one type of plunger. Now that you do, having the right one will make all the difference. Continue reading
No one wants to hassle with a clogged drain on a busy day, or any day at all. If you have drains that won’t clear up on their own, then our drain clearing tips and tricks will have your plumbing humming. Continue reading
Today’s question is about the age-old debate on gas vs. eclectic. How do we know which to pick when it comes to our home’s water heater? Is a gas water heater better than electric? Let’s see what Pete says. Continue reading
The holidays are right around the corner, which means you may be having people over to celebrate. To make the most out of your gathering, you need to make sure your home is ready in every way – from the decorations to the cleanliness to, yes, even the plumbing. If you’re planning on having guests for the holidays, your plumbing needs to be ready. Continue reading