Time for a kitchen or bath upgrade?

It’s hard to believe that summer is practically gone, and the holidays are fast approaching. Thanksgiving is only nine weeks away. Look around your kitchen and bathrooms and what do you see? If you don’t like the view, maybe it’s time for a kitchen or bath upgrade.

Is it time to upgrade your kitchen appliances?

It depends. Here are a couple things to consider if you’re thinking about replacing your appliances.

Have you had to have them repaired in the last year? If so, you’re likely to need additional repairs down the line. Maybe it’s time to stop scheduling repairs and put the […]

Let The Plumbing Source install your French drain

August 2018 will go down as a tough month in Cleveland’s weather history. It seems the month has been one string of hot days followed by heavy thunderstorms, a cooling off period, and then the return of hot weather.

Recent thunderstorms have produced flooded basements and backyards from Mentor to Avon Lake, and from Cleveland to Hinckley. One local resident spoke on television of his frustration after a torrential downpour. “It takes weeks for my yard to dry out, and then we get hit hard again. My backyard is like a wetlands,” he said.

Does this sound familiar? If so, you might […]

Why a tankless water heater may be right for you

Sooner or later, your hot water heater is going to need to be replaced. Certainly, if your present water heater is more than 10 years old, you may be pushing the limit of its life expectancy, especially if you have well water with lots of iron and other minerals in it. These minerals can lead to corrosion, effectively shortening the life of your tank.

It’s always better to do product research before the crisis arrives. Most people will choose to buy and install a conventional hot water heater. But is that always the best choice? Not necessarily. Now’s the time to […]

Plumbing tools every homeowner should have

Buying your first home is always exciting. It symbolizes the putting down of roots in a community. Once you’re a homeowner, you have a real stake in the place where you live. To keep your home safe, you’ll need a variety of plumbing tools to help you maintain and occasionally to do repairs on your plumbing system.

So here is a list of basic plumbing tools that any homeowner should have. If you don’t have these, you can acquire them one at a time over time. Our advice is to buy the best quality tool you can afford. Cheap tools break […]

Clogged drains hurt your home’s plumbing system

When most people think of plumbing, they think about fixtures, faucets and pipes. And we all know that these items can sometimes fail and need service.

But have you ever thought about your drains? Drains are what connects all your plumbing together. If you have drainage problems, you’ll have trouble with virtually every part of your home. Clogged drains reduce the flow of water, causing problems with all the plumbing fixtures in your house. That’s why it’s important to keep your drains clean and operating properly.

Why not use a commercial liquid drain cleaner?

It’s tempting to buy a bottle of drain cleaner […]