If you've noticed that patches of your carpet seem to become damp or wet on a regular basis, or are even developing stains, the last thing on your mind is likely your home's plumbing. Even so, there's a good chance that the two are connected. If you're having this problem regularly in the same places no matter what you do, it could be the fault of your plumbing. Here's what you should know. [Read More]
Why Should You Regularly Clean Your Drains?
Many homeowners don't consider their plumbing to be a household item requiring regular maintenance. You call a plumber when something breaks, but do you need to worry about your pipes when everything seems to be working fine? As with most elements of homeownership, the reality is that regular maintenance can often save significant money in the long run. When it comes to plumbing, a clogged drain that seems to be a one-off event may be a sign of a more chronic problem that routine cleaning could have helped to avoid. [Read More]
How Often Should You Clean Your Septic System?
Low on the list of most homeowner's maintenance plans is the septic system, and yet, there are few things that can cause bigger issues if neglected. Having a regular schedule of septic system cleaning services may be inconvenient at the time, but it can save you thousands of dollars in repair bills down the road, not to mention prevent nasty accidents from forming in your backyard. Determining When It's Time to Clean Your Septic System [Read More]
Causes and Solutions for Low Water Pressure in Your Home
The normal water pressure in a house is between 30 pounds per square inch (PSI) and 80 PSI. The ideal pressure to have is anywhere from 60 to 70 PSI. If your home has less than this, you might not be content with the water pressure. Many factors can cause low water pressure in a house, but a plumber can find the solution. The goal is to identify the cause of the problem first and then determine the best solution. [Read More]