26 01, 2023

The Furnace Pilot Light Keeps Going Out

By |2023-01-26T16:11:22-08:00January 26th, 2023|Energy Savings, Plumbing|

Once in a while, the pilot light of a gas-powered furnace may go out. But if it happens on a regular basis, it signals an issue is at hand and should be fixed. Here we’ll discuss three common reasons the pilot light goes out and three ways furnace maintenance keeps even older systems operating. [...]

23 01, 2023

My Water Heater is Getting too Hot

By |2023-01-24T11:01:49-08:00January 23rd, 2023|Plumbing|

Everyone understands that hot water is supposed to be hot, but it can be too hot. When this happens, your water heater usually has an issue and doesn’t know when to stop heating. Here we’ll go over four common reasons it’s getting too hot and how to change the thermostat temperature on tankless and [...]

23 01, 2023

Is It Safe to Drink Hard Water?

By |2023-01-24T11:06:04-08:00January 23rd, 2023|Plumbing|

It might not look appetizing at all, nor smell like a new spring morning, but hard water is indeed safe to drink. Eighty-five percent of the United States has hard water, metros and rural areas alike. Given its prevalence, we’ll discuss what hard water is, why it’s seen as a problem, whether it has [...]

2 01, 2023

How Long Do PEX Pipes Last?

By |2023-01-03T08:12:40-08:00January 2nd, 2023|Energy Savings, Plumbing|

PEX piping has recently become a popular choice for home plumbing systems. It's easy to install, durable, and doesn't rust or corrode like copper pipes. But are there any drawbacks? Let's take a look at what PEX piping can do for your plumbing needs. What is PEX piping? PEX, or cross-linked polyethylene, is a [...]

7 11, 2022

How to Troubleshoot a Dishwasher

By |2022-11-07T15:12:37-08:00November 7th, 2022|Plumbing|

A dishwasher is one of the most used appliances in a home. So, when it is not working, it's important to find a solution as fast as possible. We've put together our top tips for how to troubleshoot a dishwasher. You’ll get it up and running before dishes even have a chance to pile up. [...]

7 11, 2022

How to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater

By |2022-11-07T14:56:16-08:00November 7th, 2022|Plumbing|

It’s common knowledge that the water heater, just like almost everything else in this world, has a lifespan. Regardless of the age of your current water heater, you're very lucky if it lasts more than 10-15 years. However, you can extend the life of your water heater by taking routine care of it. Think of [...]

25 10, 2022

The Best Toilet Paper for Your Plumbing System

By |2022-10-25T09:20:58-07:00October 25th, 2022|Plumbing|

There are a lot of types and brands of toilet paper available in the market. Some are even touted as premium quality. Although picking up your favorite brand may be tempting, you may want to consider how likely it is to clog up your plumbing systems. Here are our top recommendations to help you choose [...]

7 10, 2022

9 Important Plumbing Codes All Homeowners Should Know

By |2022-10-07T13:31:25-07:00October 7th, 2022|Plumbing|

When carrying out DIY plumbing maintenance or fixes, skipping plumbing codes and regulations may seem like a good way to cut costs and save time. But the reality is that you have the potential to do a lot of damage and may run into serious issues while trying to sell your home. We’ve put [...]

7 10, 2022

The Plumbing Tools you Should Have on Hand for Routine Maintenance

By |2022-10-07T11:27:10-07:00October 7th, 2022|Plumbing|

If you have ever had a burst pipe, you'll know how inconvenient it can be. At these times, you'll be thankful you have your trusty little toolkit close by. But why wait for an emergency to gather the few tools necessary for fixing a plumbing problem? Here are some plumbing tools that are handy to [...]

1 09, 2022

Why Are Tree Roots in the Sewer Line?

By |2022-08-24T10:54:56-07:00September 1st, 2022|Plumbing|

While it’s not a pairing we’re overjoyed about, tree roots and sewer lines go together like peas and carrots. However, the outcome is far from delicious. If you’re wondering why exactly there are tree roots in the sewer line, we’ve got answers for you. Plus, we’re going to tell you what you can do to [...]

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