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How to Deep Clean Your Garbage Disposal

September 15, 2019

For many of us, a kitchen garbage disposal is a convenient and fast way to get rid of food scraps that didn’t quite make it into the trash can. The more you use the disposal, however, the more likely it is that food bits will lodge themselves into the machinery and drain. This can cause a strong, unpleasant odor that you should address as soon as you notice it. While common, and generally not harmful, it’s unwise to let additional food particles build up in your sink and plumbing. With this in mind, here’s a guide to garbage disposal deep... View Article

Can I Use Toilet Cleaning Products for My Septic Tank?

September 1, 2019

If you’ve never had a septic system before, you’re probably unfamiliar with the unique, specific requirements they entail. Instead of your waste and wastewater going to a municipal wastewater treatment plant, it’s directed into a septic tank on your property where the water and waste are separated, and the water is released into the ground. That’s why it’s important to use septic safe toilet products—if you don’t, harmful chemicals could leach into the groundwater and poison the ecosystem. Safe products for your septic system In addition to using septic safe toilet products, you should endeavor to use them in all... View Article

Is Your Water Heater About to Fail?

August 22, 2019

Your water heater is responsible for heating the water that you use to bathe, wash your clothes, run your dishwasher and wash your hands. When this appliance isn’t functioning the way it’s supposed to, it can have a big impact on your day-to-day life. If you’ve noticed some issues with your water heater, you might be wondering whether it’s time for replacement or water heater repair. Read on to find out more about some common issues with water heaters and what can be done to address them to keep your water heater operating the way it’s supposed to: Water discoloration:... View Article

Check the Plumbing Before Buying a New House!

August 8, 2019

Your home’s plumbing system is essential, and issues with its functionality can cause major inconveniences, damage and safety concerns. When you move into a new home, you want to feel confident that the plumbing system will operate reliably and effectively for years to come, but some plumbing issues can go unnoticed by home buyers until it’s too late. With that in mind, it’s important to consider a few tips to prevent the need for otherwise avoidable plumbing repair: Check the water heater: Water heaters typically last about 10 years, so if you’re moving into a home with an existing water... View Article

Finding the Right Water Heater

June 29, 2019

A new water heater for your home is a big investment. For some homeowners, it’s one of those non-optional expenses that springs up due to age or damage. So, what do you need to know before investing in new water heater installation? Here are some questions to ask a plumbing company. Should you get a traditional or a tankless water heater? The first thing everyone asks when they need a replacement water heater is whether they should buy a tankless water heater or a traditional water heater, which are the two main kinds of units. One is not better than... View Article

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