Addressing a Leaky Pipe

A pipe that’s believed to be leaking behind the drywall can present a major problem. Many homeowners notice a musty smell, a discoloration or bubbling of the drywall, the presence of mold, or a wet area of carpeting. Any of these can indicate a pipe is leaking within the wall. The best way to confirm… Continue reading Addressing a Leaky Pipe

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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

How To Know If Your Pipes Are Leaking Underground

It can be a scary thought wondering if the pipes under your house might be leaking, and for those with an older home it’s likely something that has crossed your mind before.  The good news is that there are some signs you can watch for to give you a clue what might be happening outside… Continue reading How To Know If Your Pipes Are Leaking Underground

Your Home’s Hidden System – Plumbing

Have you ever really looked at how your home’s plumbing system works?  For many people this hidden system running behind walls and below flooring is something they generally don’ pay attention to.  While installing it and maintaining it have components that require expert level knowledge, understanding the general concept can help you make responsible decisions… Continue reading Your Home’s Hidden System – Plumbing

Replacing a Shower Arm

If the shower arm at your house is in need of replacement due to rusting, leaking or simply a bathroom facelift, there are some simple steps you can follow to handle this basic home repair project.  Before getting started take off your existing shower arm and bring it with you to the hardware store to… Continue reading Replacing a Shower Arm

Top 5 Reasons to Call a Plumber

Have you ever experienced a plumbing problem and thought to yourself, “I wonder if this is something I can fix myself or something I should call a plumber for?”  Maybe you’ve even thought twice about picking up the phone because you felt your problem was too simple for a plumber to come look at.  Rest… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Call a Plumber

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?

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

Common Summer Plumbing Problems

Everyone loves the longer days of summer.  Relaxing by the pool and family barbecues are the best, so the last thing you want to be dealing with in the middle of all that fun is a plumbing problem.  Check out this list of 4 common summer plumbing issues, as well as tips on avoiding them. … Continue reading Common Summer Plumbing Problems

When To Re-pipe Instead Of Repair

When plumbing pipes have issues, often it can be fixed with a simple repair in a certain section of piping. However, some problems require the entire plumbing system to be replaced, which is called repiping. While the need for repiping depends on each individual situation, there are some common scenarios that often lead to a… Continue reading When To Re-pipe Instead Of Repair