Monthly Archives: February 2014

Plumbing 101: What is a Sump Pump?

For this edition of plumbing 101 we’re going to address the common homeowner question of what is a sump pump. In addition to explaining what it is, we will also address the size of sump pump that is needed for each type of installation. What is a Sump Pump? A sump pump is a critical … Read More

Plumbing Tips—How to Find a Leak

Of all the plumbing tips we give out on a regular basis, none of them are as frequent—or as important!–as how to find a leak. How to find a leak is a relatively simple science. Repairing it on the other hand, can be a little more complicated (although still not brain surgery or rocket science). … Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Modernizing your Bathroom

The do’s and don’ts of modernizing your bathroom revolve around your abilities and experience. The average homeowner can ‘do’ many redecoration and other aesthetics-oriented tasks, but they needs to stay away from plumbing-related issues. To help you sort out the do’s and don’ts of modernizing your bathroom we’ve put together a helpful list. Modernizing your … Read More

5 Common Water Heater Issues

There are a number of common water heater issues that homeowners experience. If this is your first one—welcome to the club. We meet on Tuesdays. The common water heater issues listed below are regular afflictions. Some of which can be treated with DIY plumbing solutions—while others need to be treated by a professional. 5 Common … Read More