Sump pump problems? We can help!

It’s not uncommon for us living in Northeast Ohio to experience torrential rains in January. Today’s high temperature is expected to be in the 60s, and total rainfall for the weekend could exceed two inches or more. Unfortunately, under these conditions, many homeowners will experience sump pump problems.

What causes your sump pump to fail? There are many possible reasons a pump fails, but we’ll look at the most common. As you know, sump pump failure can result in devastating loss of property due to basement flooding, so it pays to take stock of your pump to make sure it’s working […]

New Year’s Plumbing Resolutions You Can Live By

With a new year dawning, it’s time to make some new year’s resolutions! We’re not talking about your endless resolutions to lose weight, eat better, quit smoking, etc. Those are hard! We’re talking about much more practical resolutions that will save you money and trouble, are easy to make good on, and will protect your plumbing system. Let’s call these your new year’s plumbing resolutions!

Get your plumbing system inspected by qualified plumber. If you’ve gone five years or more without having a plumbing inspection, you’re probably running on borrowed time. We’ll come out and do a safety inspection […]

Tips to make your new dishwasher last longer

Check out any appliance store or big box retailer this holiday season and you’ll find dishwashers are a hot-selling item. If you’ve taken the plunge into a new dishwasher, we have some tips to make your new dishwasher last longer. Given what you just spent, we advise you to ignore these tips at your own peril!

Don’t load your dishes full of food! The appliance salesperson will tell you that you can just scrape the plate once and the dishwasher will do the rest of the work. They are trying to convince you of how easy the dishwasher is to use. […]

Two books perfect for new homeowners

This Christmas season, many of you will be buying presents for your children or grandchildren who have recently moved into their first home. You know how important it is to keep up with the routine maintenance a home requires – especially if the home is more than 30 years old. Today, we’re going to recommend two books for homeowners that we think your kids will turn to again and again. We’re even going to give you direct links to Amazon to make buying easy. (Note: we do not have any affiliation with Amazon and do not benefit in any way […]

We have much to be thankful for at The Plumbing Source

Thanksgiving is a great holiday.

Thanksgiving gives us the chance to step away from the busy-ness that occupies so much of our life and reflect on all that we have to be thankful for. For most of us, the list is lengthy. It usually starts with our family, our friends, neighbors, health, and even our safety and security. We are blessed to live in a country that values liberty and freedom.

At the Plumbing Source, we have 35 years of business to reflect on. Here are the many people we are thankful for.

We’re grateful for our employees. We have a great group […]