How to Clean a Farmhouse Sink

Farmhouse sinks are incredibly popular right now and create a beautiful look in the kitchen, in addition to being incredibly practical.  If you already have one then you know the perks of being able to easily wash cookie sheets or a large pot, but you may also have noticed that keeping them clean is somewhat… Continue reading How to Clean a Farmhouse Sink

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

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

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

Faucet Finishes Breakdown

Bathroom faucet finishes can complete the entire look and feel of the room. Choosing a finish depends on the style, durability, and more. Read on to learn about the differences and advantages of popular finishes. Copper In a bathroom, copper can look bold, but also gives off a rich vibe. A nice advantage to a… Continue reading Faucet Finishes Breakdown

The Problem with Polybutylene

There are a wide variety of pipes used in residential plumbing. Different types of pipes were used in different decades, depending on what material was popular at the time. Now, plumbers know not all pipes are equal, and one in particular should be eradicated from homes completely. This pipe is Polybutylene, which is often referred… Continue reading The Problem with Polybutylene

3 Signs You Need To Replace The Toilet

For the most part, problems with the toilet go unnoticed unless there’s a clog or it continually runs. However, toilets can develop problems that aren’t as noticeable, but still need attention. Here are three subtle problems that mean the toilet probably needs to be replaced: Cracks in the Tank One of the signs of a… Continue reading 3 Signs You Need To Replace The Toilet