Water Damage Prevention

Water Damage Prevention

Today we want to talk about water damage prevention and what you can do to hopefully cut down on the chances of this happening. There is an unsettling feeling when you walk into your home or office and hear water running that shouldn’t be. You rush to the sound and discover something went wrong and

My Backyard Project

My Backyard Project

What is a plumber to do in his spare time? After watching some YouTube videos I decided to build an ornamental wall in the backyard. The design was taken from a picture I found online of a Roman ruin located in North Africa. Just like many of my plumbing customers tell me after they have

What is a Sump Pump?

What is a Sump Pump?

Chances are if you have a basement or a crawl space, you have a sump pump system. Sump pumps are used to remove water from a basement or crawl space. With the rainy season upon us, it is very important to keep your basement or crawl space dry and prevent flooding. It’s good to inspect

Installing A New Gas Pool Heater

Installing A New Gas Pool Heater

When you’re adding a new gas appliance, such as a swimming pool heater, to your existing gas system, the first consideration to pay attention to is the gas capacity of your gas meter and piping. A gas pool heater may require 250-450 cubic feet per hour of gas supply. Usually you will need to have

Leaky Hose Bib

Leaky Hose Bib

Do you have a leaky hose bib, also known as an outside water faucet or water spigot? Spring is the time of year when people first try using their outside hose bib and find out it’s damaged and leaking water. If this has happened to you, the probable cause is, damage caused by water that

How To Unclog a Toilet

How To Unclog a Toilet

Are you needing help on how to unclog a toilet?  Here are the steps a professional plumber will take to unclog your drains. When the toilet backs up it can be caused by a clog in the toilet and usually can be unclogged by using a plunger or toilet auger. This is normally an easy

Water Heater Repair and Replacement

Water Heater Repair and Replacement

Are you having problems with your water heater? When we get a call from a customer with no hot water, we usually charge a minimum one hour charge plus a trip charge, plus the cost of parts to complete the water heater repair. We limit our water heater repairs to changing out the thermo coupling,

Leaks Are Not Just An Annoyance

Leaks Are Not Just An Annoyance

Water Leaks = Property Damage The #1 problem we see in plumbing repair is a water leak that causes flooding or a loss of water pressure. A severe water leak can cause flooding and must be dealt with immediately, due to the great potential for property damage that may result.  In the event of a

Why Free Estimates Aren’t Really Free

Why Free Estimates Aren’t Really Free

Any successful business person will agree with the age-old saying, “Time is money.” This saying is especially important when talking about “free” estimates in the service/repair industry. To a consumer, a free estimate for plumbing repair sounds like a “no-brainer” — the repair guy comes to your house, checks your pipes, states a price, and