Plumbing Problems Can Happen In New Houses, Too

So often, homeowners assume that plumbing issues are something that occurs only in older homes. If you live in new home, you may figure leaks and rusted pipes aren't something you need to be concerned about — and for the most part, you are correct. However, new homes are not completely immune to plumbing trouble. The plumbing problems they experience are simply different from the plumbing problems seen in 50 or 100-year-old houses.   Read More...

Slab Leaks: How To Recognize Them, And What To Do About Them

When you think of a plumbing leak, you typically think of water dripping out of a pipe you can see or maybe out of a pipe running behind your wall. What you probably don't picture is an underground pipe leaking water. But that's exactly what a slab leak is. It's a leak in the main water pipe that brings water into your home, and that typically runs right under your home's concrete slab foundation.   Read More...

Hot Water Heater Problems and Repairs Caused by Hard Water

A water heater is a wonderful device to have in your home, and most homes have one. Most people are used to having hot water on demand because of their hot water heaters, but these systems can stop working. If your system stopped working, it might be because of your home's hard water. Hard water can affect a water heater and will cause it to stop working. Here are several things to know about getting the repairs you need for your water heater if this is the problem.   Read More...

3 Reasons A Tankless Water Heater Is Perfect For A Survivalist's Home

The survivalist or prepper lifestyle is all about thinking forward and preparing for things that other people may never think about. There are a lot of things that fit into this kind of life, but even appliance choices can make a difference. The tankless water heater is one of those appliances. Take a look at just a few of the reasons that these more modern water heaters are a wise investment if you consider yourself a prepper or survivalist.   Read More...

Why You Should Consider Routine Septic System Cleaning

Routine cleaning of septic tanks is a chore that many households sometimes disregard until an accident happens. Scenarios like obstruction and bad odor can be prevented by hiring a professional plumber to check that the tank is clear. It is best to clean the tank every few years based on the usable capacity, family size, and regular amount of wastewater. Blockages Because of our underground septic systems, we can never understand exactly what's happening within our tanks.   Read More...