Installing a Mortared Shower Pan

If you’re in need of a custom fit shower enclosure, then a mortared shower pan is in your future. For many do-it-yourselfers this project sounds intimidating, but with some basic information and the right tools, an experienced DIYer can handle it.  You’ll need to have some level of comfort with framing, mixing and floating mortar,… Continue reading Installing a Mortared Shower Pan

Crazy Things Found in The Plumbing

As plumbers we never know exactly what we’re walking into when someone calls with a clogged drain or a toilet that won’t flush, but usually it’s something fairly common causing the clog.  Every once in a while though we find some really crazy things in your plumbing.  Here are a few of the most unique… Continue reading Crazy Things Found in The Plumbing

Tips for Cleaning Your Bathroom

It’s no one’s favorite job…cleaning the bathroom. The kids groan when assigned this job, you procrastinate as long possible to do it, and your spouse pretends they don’t see how gross it’s getting. Unfortunately, someone has to tackle it. Here are a few simple tips to make cleaning your bathroom not such a tedious process.… Continue reading Tips for Cleaning Your Bathroom

Plumbing Nightmares

Everyone has had to deal with an overflowing toilet or a spraying faucet, but some plumbing problems are certainly worse than others. A leaky pipe hidden within the walls can be an absolute nightmare. If you find water dripping from your ceiling or running down a wall you obviously know you’ve got a plumbing problem… Continue reading Plumbing Nightmares

Do Daily Shower Cleaners Actually Work?

You’ve likely seen commercials for those cleaning units that you put in your shower and they automatically clean the shower for you every single day. That certainly sounds fantastic, but does it really work? First it’s important to understand that there are many different things that make your shower “dirty”. Mold, mildew, soap scum, mineral… Continue reading Do Daily Shower Cleaners Actually Work?

How to Address Tree Roots

Tree roots are naturally drawn to the pipes that run underneath your yard. The pipes contain everything a tree root could possibly want – water, oxygen, and nutrients. Small amounts of moisture escapes as a vapor through the pipes which attracts the roots in the first place. Eventually they find a small hole or crack… Continue reading How to Address Tree Roots

Smart Plumbing in 2020

Like many other industries, plumbing is embracing the use of smart home technology and expecting tremendous growth in this area in the coming year. The smart home market is growing at an incredibly rapid rate and is expected to continue to do so for the next several years. While plumbing may not seem like the… Continue reading Smart Plumbing in 2020