Today’s question for Pete plagues many homeowners. Our disposals are an underrated kitchen device that we take for granted until something goes wrong. In this case, our submitted question wonders what happens to make the garbage disposal smell really bad and Pete’s answer tells us what to do when your garbage disposal stinks! Continue reading
When your garbage disposal has difficulty doing its job or if it makes terrifying sounds, you probably want to know if there is a quick fix to take care of the problem, or if it will need to be replaced. Garbage disposal repairs tend to be pretty simple and even if it is beyond repair and you need it replaced, it’s a pretty simple process. Continue reading
Your home’s water pressure affects you more than you might think. From the expense and waste of extra water to the comfort of your daily shower, your water pressure matters. Especially if it is a sign of a problem, which you will want to know asap. What is a good water pressure for a house and what else do you need to know about it? Continue reading
So many homeowners have questions they don’t feel comfortable asking. Mostly, they expect that they should already know the answer, but we as plumbers know that isn’t true. A common question people have is why is their toilet running either continuously or just running too long after flushing. Let’s ask Pete what is going on here. Continue reading
Do you have an older home that may be in need of plumbing work? Whether it’s an investment property or an aging home with a lot of plumbing issues, upgrading a home’s plumbing is always beneficial. And while a simple repair may cost less in the short-run, repiping can save you stress, time, and money on future issues. Keep reading for our guide to repiping your house. Continue reading
Having an emergency plumbing issue can be a horror of a situation. You might feel at a loss for what to do and want to call someone right away. And Phend is here to help with those emergencies. But that said, not every plumbing problem needs an emergency response. Keep reading to learn how to know when to call us for emergency service and when to schedule a normal, urgent plumbing service. Continue reading
In this edition of “Ask Pete,” Pete answers your questions about your shower. Specifically, why does it suddenly start dripping out of nowhere; not just that it drips constantly, but when it releases water all of a sudden. Let’s find out what could cause that.
Q: Why does my shower suddenly start dripping?
A water heater is key to staying comfortable in your home. It gives you warm and hot water for bathing yourself and washing your clothes. When a hot water heater breaks, it can cause serious flood damage to your home. It’s hard to know when your hot water heater is going to go, but with the right maintenance, you can increase its lifespan by years. Read on to learn some of our top water heater maintenance tips and tricks. Continue reading
Can you have a fire pit in your Arizona backyard? Yes. Fire pits are a great way to stay warm, gather with friends, and create a gathering space in your backyard. If you follow the manufacturer’s instructions for your fire pit and adhere to local ordinances, you and your family will be safe from harm and from the law. Continue reading