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

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

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