Plumbing Emergency? Here’s the ONE phone number you need to know!

If we knew when we were going to have a plumbing emergency, it wouldn’t be an emergency. That’s the nature of emergencies: they happen when we least expect them to.

And so it was for me when I discovered that my four-year old sump pump had quick working. My wife was in the basement and decided to empty the dehumidifier. Normally this turns the sump pump on, but that didn’t happen this time. She looked into the pump well and saw the water was nearly up to the floor and ready to overflow.

Now we had already gone through a basement flood […]

By |October 30th, 2016|Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing tips, Sump pumps|0 Comments

Fixing pipes and other plumbing repairs

For the next few weeks, we are going to be doing a short series of blog posts that deal with the types of household plumbing problems that are best left to a professional plumber. Today, we’ll look at fixing pipes that have cracked or burst.

Most people feel that they can handle just about any plumbing repair. They underestimate the complexity behind that which appears to be quite simple. After all, how hard can it be to replace a section of pipe?

Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as you think, especially if you haven’t had much experience doing these kinds of repairs. […]

By |October 22nd, 2016|Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing tips|0 Comments

For faucets and fixtures, you can’t beat The Plumbing Source

Whether you’re remodeling a kitchen or bath or simply replacing or updating an older unit, you’ll find hundreds of faucets and fixtures to choose from. It wasn’t always this way. Chances are when you were a kid, a plumbing business had a couple basic models to choose from. But over the years, manufacturers have responded to consumers’ desires for a broader selection, and they’ve greatly expanded their product lines.

Of course, what this means is that you have more features to consider than ever before, and you’re bound to have questions. You can ask the clerk at your neighborhood big box […]

By |October 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on For faucets and fixtures, you can’t beat The Plumbing Source