Troubleshooting Your Home Plumbing System

4 Common Furnace Problems To Take Care Of In Spring While The Heat Is Off

Now that you may be turning your furnace off for the spring and summer, you may want to consider improvements to make it more energy efficient. This can give you time to have things done like installing a geothermal loop or updating your ductwork while you do not need heating and ensure your system is more energy efficient next winter. Here are some common furnace problems and improvements that you may want to take care of while the heating is off for the summer: Read More 

3 Potential Problems With Sewer Lines That Can Lead To Costly Repairs

Plumbing problems in your home can be caused by many different problems, which can even be the pipes outside of your home, such as the sewer lines. The sewer lines can be affected by roots, collapses and debris clogging them. This can lead to slow drainage or backed up plumbing. To prevent these problems, you may want to know how to locate them and what you need to do to deal with these problems. Read More 

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Low-Flow Toilets

Low-flow toilets, sometimes called high-efficiency or low-flush toilets, are water-saving toilets that use less water with each flush. Because they use less water with each flush, they provide a distinctive set of advantages and disadvantages when compared to traditional toilets. Understanding what low flow toilets have to offer can help you decide if it's the right choice for you to replace your standard conventional toilet with a low-flow model. Advantages of Low-Flow Toilets Read More 

3 Reasons A Sump Pump Could Need Repair Or Replacement

Many homeowners rely on their sump pump for keeping the water out of their basement. Unfortunately, if your sump pump is getting very old, it's possible that it is not as powerful as it once was. A sump pump on its last legs could bring a variety of problems with it. It will not only use more electricity, which will increase your home's electric bill, but an overworked sump pump can break down at a time when you need it most. Read More 

Hire A Plumber To Help Reduce Your Household Water Consumption

Whether you're concerned about your expensive water bills or you're simply environmentally conscious and want to limit the amount of water that your household uses, there are multiple ways to achieve this goal. Your habits are important to consider -- things such as taking shorter showers and shutting off the water while you brush your teeth can play a role. It's also ideal to think about how a licensed plumber might be able to help you reduce your water consumption. Read More