Three Plumbing Fixes You Can Learn To Do Yourself

"Plumbing is a lucrative business, especially for the plumber." That is the tongue-in-cheek thing they say about plumbing. It says a lot about how much the average person knows about plumbing repairs and maintenance, or how willing people are to do plumbing fixes themselves. If you would like to become more knowledgeable about plumbing, and you are not squeamish about doing your own plumbing maintenance or repairs, you can start with the following items. [Read More]

Guidelines For The Best Home Plumbing Work

When you're looking into getting plumbing help for your home, there are a number of steps that you'll want to take. By getting the assistance of a licensed and insured plumbing professional, your home will be much better for it and you'll be able to keep your property values working in your favor. By taking advantage of the following tips, your plumbing will be much better for it.  #1: Be prepared for emergencies [Read More]

Clogged Drain? 3 Ways To Fix It On Your Own

Has the water in your sink or toilet stopped flowing? If so, you'll need to find a way to unclog the blockage and get the water flowing again. Here are some tips for unclogging the drain on your own: Wet Vacuum Do you have a wet vacuum on hand? If so, you can actually use this to help unclog your drain. Just place the hose directly on your drain and try to form a good seal with it. [Read More]

Is It Worth Repairing Your Water Heater?

Water heaters don't last forever. If you get 10–12 years out of yours, then you've done pretty well. But when your water heater is younger than this and it starts malfunctioning, you may wonder whether it's a good idea to replace it, or whether you should just have it repaired. Here are a few questions to ask yourself — and quandaries to investigate — as you make the decision. How much does a new unit of your size cost? [Read More]