Plumbing 2018-11-01T16:54:30+00:00

Plumbing

Editor’s Selection

HELP! MY TOILET WON’T FLUSH!

August 26th, 2018|

Thomas Crapper, who was born in England in 1836, was a plumber who did not in fact invent the flushing toilet, but did a great deal to increase its popularity and improve toilet technology. [...]

MORE FLUSHING PROBLEMS!

August 26th, 2018|

1. A TOUCH OF THE RUNS Your toilet continues to run after flushing. There are several possible reasons. A)  Your flapper may be stuck open. Take the lid off the tank, reach in and close [...]

SNEAKY LEAKY SLABS – PART 1

August 26th, 2018|

At the mere mention of slab leaks the blood in my veins turns to ice and I break into a cold sweat. I hate them and I have been plagued by them!WHAT IS A SLAB [...]

People’s Choice

IT PAYS TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR PLUMBING

August 26th, 2018|

Maintenance is part of being a homeowner. Plumbing issues are some of the worst to deal with and they always seem to happen at the most inconvenient time.  If you have “sound plumbing,” that [...]

WHY DO PLUMBERS CHARGE MORE THAN BRAIN SURGEONS?

August 26th, 2018|

It was a Sunday afternoon when a well-known brain surgeon discovered a huge leak in his basement pipe. Frantic, he called a plumber to deal with the emergency. The plumber arrived, took a tiny [...]

PESKY SLAB LEAKS – PART 2

August 26th, 2018|

I thought my slab leaks were bad until I recently saw pictures on Facebook of my neighbor’s problems. Her hardwood floor was ruined. She has twin 5-year-old boys and couldn’t stay in the house [...]

Featured Videos

HOW THINGS WORK: FLUSHING A TOILET USING A BUCKET OF WATER

HOW TO ADJUST & MEASURE HOME WATER PRESSURE

HOW PROFESSIONAL PLUMBERS FIND SLAB LEAKS

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WATCH WHAT GOES DOWN THE DRAIN

August 26th, 2018|

Plumbers get more calls to unclog drains than anything else.  Be careful what you put down the drain. Prevention is definitely better than cure. KITCHEN DRAINS Kitchen sink blockages are frequently caused by fats, [...]

MY PLUMBING IS WHISTLING, CHATTERING AND HAMMERING!

August 26th, 2018|

Ideally you don’t want to hear your plumbing at all, except when the toilet flushes.  Some older systems may have a language all their own. If your system is making all sorts of strange [...]

WILL MY HOME INSURANCE PAY FOR A SLAB LEAK?

August 26th, 2018|

There is no quick answer that fits every scenario, but don’t just assume that you are covered for slab leaks and their detection. CHECK THE POLICY WORDING Most homeowners’ policies are intended to cover sudden and [...]