Troubleshooting Your Home Plumbing System

Getting A Better Glass Of Water From Your Kitchen Faucet

Your local municipal water district does a good job delivering clean water to your home. But you may be put off by the chlorine smell or taste. You may also be concerned about contaminates in the water that could cause health issues. A number of water purification services are available for the home to give you an even better source of water for drinking, cooking and bathing. Starting with simple devices that you can install yourself and moving to professionally installed home water filtration equipment, here are some of the options for getting purer water at home. Read More 

Tools You Can Use (Besides A Plunger) To Clean Drains At Your Own Home

It seems like most homeowners have plungers, but plungers aren't the only tools you can use to clean a drain. Knowing which tools you have on hand--and which tools you can buy--to clear your drains is an important part of home ownership. The following tools can help you keep your plumbing clear, which can help you from needing to secure professional drain cleaning services. Vinegar and Baking Soda Both vinegar and baking soda are common cleaning products that can clean pipes as they clean other surfaces. Read More 

Two Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Water Heater Working Properly

Although it's probably tucked away in some obscure portion of your garage or basement, your water heater is one of the most vital appliances in your home.  Imagine filling your kitchen sink with greasy dishes after a meal, only to find that your water will only run cold.  This is what can happen if you don't make regular maintenance on your water heater a priority.  However, this doesn't have to happen to you; use this information to learn more about two things you can do to help keep your water heater in good working condition. Read More 

Questions And Answers About Tankless Water Heaters

If you've been having problems with your traditional water heater or you want something that can heat up your water more efficiently, then you may have wondered if buying a tankless water is a good idea. Though tankless water heaters are said to be more efficient, they are not for everyone or every situation. If you've been thinking about replacing your traditional water heater with a tankless one, here are some questions of which you may have wanted answers. Read More 

Tips On Preventing Shower Blockages

You likely already know what things you shouldn't flush down the toilet because they can increase the risk of a blockage, but then you might find yourself puzzled as you look at a blockage in your tub or shower stall. While you have multiple ways or fixing the blockages – everything from using a drain snake or a harsh chemical to calling your local plumbing professional – it's ideal to make sure that your showering habits don't lead to a blockage in the first place. Read More