Basement Plumbing Options

The addition of a bathroom in the basement can really increase the functionality of that space as well as dramatically increase the value of your home, but there can be some potentially sticky situations when plumbing below ground.  Typically waste water travels with gravity, this is often not an option for basement bathrooms, and this… Continue reading Basement Plumbing Options

Choosing a New Hot Water Heater

If you’ve got guests coming for the holidays you may want to give some thought to the age and condition of your hot water heater.  Having extra people showering, running loads of laundry, creating dirty dishes, etc. can substantially increase the demand on your hot water heater.  You certainly don’t want that old hot water… Continue reading Choosing a New Hot Water Heater

Why did my water bill suddenly jump?

For many people their monthly or quarterly water bill is pretty consistent with the occasional bump for watering the lawn in the summer or filling the pool.  If you notice an unexpected spike there may be a plumbing problem to blame.  There are a few common areas we recommend you check first to see if… Continue reading Why did my water bill suddenly jump?

Exterior Drainage System

Your home is your biggest investment, and as such you want to do all that you can to protect it.  It turns out that one of the biggest risks to your home is water.  A recent study released by the Concrete Foundation Association found that 85% of home structural damage is caused by poor drainage. … Continue reading Exterior Drainage System

Kitchen and Bathroom Plumbing Jobs

With the holidays fast approaching you may be considering a refresh for the bathroom or kitchen area.  If that’s the case there are some important plumbing considerations for you to think about.  In many situations highly used sinks and faucets will need replaced or repaired during the time you own your home, and this can… Continue reading Kitchen and Bathroom Plumbing Jobs

Top 10 Plumbing To Do List For Fall

As the temperatures begin to cool and pumpkin spice lattes are everywhere, thoughts turn towards Fall activities.  One that might not make the top of your list, but definitely should, is plumbing preparations.  The Fall is a great time to complete some annual maintenance and ensure your plumbing system is ready for the upcoming winter. … Continue reading Top 10 Plumbing To Do List For Fall