Can Cold Weather Affect Your Water Heater?
When ground temperatures plummet in the colder months, the water entering your home can get up to 25 degrees colder. This means your water heater has to work harder than usual. Ironically, this is also the time of year when we want to pump more hot water into our sinks, tubs, and showers. With all this activity, underlying issues start to rear their ugly heads.Continue Reading
Cleaning Hair Out of a Drain
We've all been there. Your drain is stopped up with enough hair to slow it down or stop it totally. To get your drain flowing again properly, something needs to be put down there to either break up hair clumps enough that they’ll pass through the drain or pull all the hair out of the drain manually. So what are you going to do? The minute you notice slow draining, try one of the following...Continue Reading
The Cast Iron Pipe Problem
If you live in a home that was built before 1975, chances are your plumbing system consists of cast iron pipes. Cast iron pipes can corrode over time compromising their structural integrity. It is estimated that about 76 million homes in America have cast iron pipes that must be replaced. These 76 million homes risk severe plumbing problems.Continue Reading