April Showers can Damage Your Pipes this Spring

April Showers can Damage Your Pipes this Spring

Spring is finally here! Goodbye freezing weather, short days, and slushy snow. Hello budding leaves, melting snow, and rain. While spring brings with it the excitement of warming weather and newness, it also brings hazards like heavy rains and flooding.  Here are some ways your pipes can be affected by adverse springtime weather....
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Water Heater Size: How to Choose

Sizing a water heater isn’t always an easy calculation. There are many factors involved and, depending on your needs, you might have several options available to you. But getting it wrong has consequences. Too small and you’ll have to settle for cold showers. Too large and you waste energy heating water that isn’t being used. We can help you decide what...
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6 Reasons Why Your Hot Water is Unexpectedly Cold

Waking up early and hopping into a cold shower is not a fun way to start your day. So what is causing your hot water to run cold? One of these six reasons is likely to blame for your icy wake-up call. Reasons Your Hot Water is Cold 1. Leaking hot water pipe If a pipe is leaking in your basement,...
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How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing this Winter

As the temperatures drop below freezing it is important to protect your plumbing from the frigid winter weather that comes with living in the Midwest. Freezing pipes are one of the biggest concerns when it comes to your plumbing during the winter months. Frozen pipes can be an expensive headache and it is best to take steps to avoid them....
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Some of the Most Expensive Mistakes You Can Make as a Homeowner

  Being a homeowner comes with a lot of responsibilities and tough choices. Unfortunately, some of the decisions you may be making in your home can actually be costing you quite a bit of money. No worries, we are here to help you identify some of the most expensive mistakes made by homeowners and how to correct them.  The Most...
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How to Avoid Halloween Plumbing Nightmares This Year

  Halloween season is in full swing and today will be loaded with fun and festive activities. The last thing you need is a major plumbing disaster to put a damper on your plans. Keep the good times rolling by avoiding these Halloween plumbing nightmares. Don’t Let These Halloween Plumbing Disasters Happen to You! 1. Pumpkin goo goes in the...
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Do You Know What’s in Your Drain?

  Do you know the number one reason why people need to call a plumber? A clogged drain! Drain clogs are a major hassle for homeowners and they can lead to more expensive repairs. It is always in your best interest to avoid a clogged drain whenever possible. Check out these handy tips to avoid a clog drain nightmare! Never put the...
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10 Simple Ways You Can Save Both Water and Money!

  Everyone loves having extra money to spend on the things they really want. A handy way to save some extra cash is to cut the costs of your utility bills and saving a little water here and there will go a long way in achieving that goal! Not sure where to start? We have you covered! Check out this...
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Rain, Rain, Go Away, Don’t Ruin Memorial Day

  Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, but the rainy spring weather isn’t ready to let go just yet. There is a lot of rain in the forecast this week and we are all crossing our fingers, hoping that the weather improves before the big holiday weekend. Unfortunately, along with the heavy rain falls, the temperature and humidity...
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Happy World Plumbing Day! Commit to Using Less Water

  World Plumbing Day is upon us and while clean water might seem like an abundant resource, it is actually a lot more precious than we might think. In fact, millions of people across the globe do not have access to the clean drinking water and sanitary facilities we take for granted. World Plumbing Day was created by the World Plumbing...
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