Finding Plumbing Issues Early

  • Is A Tankless Water Heater Worth The Money?

    8 July 2015

    Tankless water heaters, or instantaneous water heaters are drawing a lot of hype as a new product on the market. Though widely used by many countries around the world, they have yet to catch on in mainstream American homes. The idea is that water is heated only as it's needed, and ideally you would never run out of hot water or pay for a large tank of water to be heated just to sit there as happens with a conventional water heater.

  • About Dealing With A Backed Up Sewer Line In A House

    7 July 2015

    Does the water in your toilets bubble up and drain slow out of plumbing fixtures? There may be a major problem with the main sewer line that requires the attention of an emergency plumber, as you can end up with sewerage in your home. In this article, learn how a backed up sewer line can cause problems and what might need to be done about it. How Can a Backed Up Sewer Line Cause Problems?

  • Common Questions About Zoned Heating And Cooling Systems Answered

    6 July 2015

    Heating and cooling is one of the most important aspects when it comes to keeping your home comfortable. Unfortunately, these systems can be extremely expensive to operate, and this is particularly true for those living in large homes. To help improve the efficiency of your heating system, you should consider upgrading to a zoned system. If this is an option that you have never considered, having these questions about zoned heating and cooling systems answered should help you consider this option for your home's needs.

  • Landscaping Tips For Your Septic Drain Field

    3 July 2015

    Your landscaping could be causing major problems with your septic system. Septic systems depend upon a drain field to operate properly. Too much moisture can flood the system, causing it to stop working or to cause sewage to leak. Compacted soil is also a concern, because it can inhibit the leaching action in the drain field. The following landscaping tips can keep your system running properly while still improving the appearance of your property.

  • Leaking Furnace? 3 Common Causes Of Water Leaks That Have Nothing To Do With Your Furnace

    1 July 2015

    If you've recently noticed water lying around the base of your furnace or a steady trickle of water running from your furnace to your drain, you're no doubt concerned about what might be wrong and already worried about the repair bill. A leaking furnace can signal that there's a problem with your secondary heat exchanger, which is an expensive fix. Fortunately, though, most causes of water leaks linked to your furnace have nothing to do with your heat exchanger or even your furnace, and they're relatively easy to fix.

  • Steps For Hosting An Outdoor Event

    30 June 2015

    An outdoor venue can provide an excellent backdrop to concerts, performances, and receptions. When setting up outdoor infrastructure for an event, there are a few key pieces that need to come together to make everyone comfortable.  Shelter Even if most of your activities should take place outdoors, it's a good idea to set up a rain shelter to protect equipment and guests. The shelter should be big enough for everyone to stand in at once.

  • 3 Common Household Issues That Are Best Left To A Plumber

    29 June 2015

    Although a little know-how and some determination can help you deal with a leaky showerhead or a running toilet, there are certain times that it's ideal to step away from the plumbing issue in your home and call a professional. Sure, you might be eager to save a few bucks by rolling up your sleeves and tackling the issue yourself, but if you're wading into uncharted territory, you might soon also be literally wading -- through ankle deep water in your bathroom, kitchen or laundry room.