Best Way to Clean Your Kitchen Sink

Did you know that your kitchen sink is the second germiest place in your kitchen?  Following only your sponge, which of course is sitting in your sink.  It sounds disgusting but if you think about it, it really makes perfect sense.  You finish a meal, wash the dishes, and walk away leaving small pieces of… Continue reading Best Way to Clean Your Kitchen Sink

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

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

The Power of Wind

A common misconception is that only wind damage caused by a hurricane or tornado is going to be covered by your homeowner’s insurance.  The facts are, that while the Boise area doesn’t get a high number of tornadoes we do have high winds that result in damage to homes and business that require involvement of… Continue reading The Power of Wind

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

Why Is My Toilet So Noisy?

Have you ever wondered why your toilet is so loud post-flush?  While there’s always some noise associated with the flushing process, there are some noises that are not normal and can be quieted. Usually it’s the noise during the refilling of the tank that can be annoying, but in many scenarios this can be easily… Continue reading Why Is My Toilet So Noisy?

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