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 […]

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. […]

Troubleshooting Your Home’s Low Water Pressure

FFrom time to time, all of us experience low water pressure. Most of the time, the problem lies with your plumbing system. Please note that you should never ignore low water pressure. Doing so could create major headaches down the road. If you can’t locate the source of the problem yourself, you should definitely call a qualified plumber and get the problem fixed. It’s a fact of life that plumbing problems, when ignored, always get more expensive to fix. Here are some of the things you can check on when you’re experiencing poor water pressure […]

Here’s how to keep your garbage disposal in top condition

It’s easy to overlook your garbage disposal. After all, unless it stops working, you probably never give it a thought. But you should, because like any other appliance, your garbage disposal needs some tender loving care to last its longest. Here are a few things you can do to keep your garbage disposal running properly for years to come.

First, be kind to your disposal. Not everything should be put into it. For example, coffee grounds can clog up your drains, and rice and pasta grains swell up in water and can really dull your blades. These items should be composted […]

Don’t let plumbing repairs keep you inside this Spring

Springtime seems to be the time of year when outdoor projects abound. Everyone wants to be working in the garden or the garage in order to take advantage of the nice weather. The last thing a homeowner wants is a plumbing problem that keeps him scrunched on the floor trying to find the right wrench for the job.

Savvy homeowners know that it’s easier, and often cheaper, to call a plumber to get the job done right. Here’s why calling The Plumbing Source is always the right call!

First, our work is guaranteed. We guarantee quality service for all of your plumbing […]