Can I Do Laundry with a Broken Water Heater?

When your water heater is broken, you can’t take a hot shower or run the dishwasher, but can you at least throw a load of dirty clothes into the washer? Well, that depends on a few factors, including your type of washing machine and what kind of clothing you want [...]

By |2022-11-23T12:09:48+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Plumbing Tips & Opinions, Water Heaters|

How to Reopen Your Business’s Bathrooms After a Long Shutdown

When you leave a bathroom closed for days, weeks, or months, the lack of use can make conditions in the bathroom unsafe. If you’re a business reopening after being closed for the COVID-19 pandemic, then you should familiarize yourself with these potential risks so that you can reopen your bathroom [...]

By |2021-06-17T13:01:25+00:00June 17th, 2021|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Why am I Getting Hot Water Everywhere But My Shower?

For many people, the place that they most want access to hot water is in their shower. So, it’s understandable that you’d be frustrated if you’re getting hot water everywhere but the shower. This is an unfortunately common problem too. However, there is some good news. The problem is rarely [...]

By |2022-06-21T22:54:50+00:00January 21st, 2021|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Why Grease is Such a Big Problem for Drains

You've heard that grease can clog kitchen drains, probably since you fried up your first slice of bacon with dad. However, getting rid of grease is inconvenient, and you might be tempted to ignore that little voice in your head and just pour it down the drain. If you knew [...]

By |2022-03-22T19:33:19+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Drains, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Plumbing Tips for the Holidays

Many people take time over the holidays to entertain, have large groups of people over, cook big meals, and use their plumbing much more than they might normally. Having a plumbing emergency at this time of year is a big hassle, not just because it gets in the way of [...]

By |2020-12-02T20:47:53+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Dropped a Ring Down Your Sink? Here’s What to Do

What happens if you drop a ring down your sink? Whether it’s a favorite piece or even a family heirloom, it’s easy to panic when you drop a ring down the sink. Don’t worry. The ring isn’t gone forever. It has most likely stopped in the trap, where it [...]

By |2020-12-07T07:16:46+00:00November 4th, 2020|Drains, Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Can Bad Plumbing Make You Sick?

Plumbing problems are inconvenient, and they can damage your property and cost you when it comes time to pay your water bill. But can bad plumbing make you sick? Yes, there are a few ways that plumbing problems can impact you and your family’s health. Here are a few ways [...]

By |2020-10-21T15:37:22+00:00October 21st, 2020|Plumbing Tips & Opinions|

Is It OK to Put Coffee Grounds Down the Toilet?

Most people know that they shouldn’t put coffee grounds down the kitchen sink, where it can cause serious clogs. That leaves some people asking: is it okay to put coffee grounds down the toilet? Unfortunately, that isn’t a solution to your coffee ground problems either. We’ll explain what can go [...]

By |2021-09-30T20:29:24+00:00September 25th, 2020|Drains, Plumbing Tips & Opinions, Toilets|

How Apartment Managers can Prevent Plumbing Problems

As an apartment manager, you may spend a lot of your time responding to tenant concerns and dealing with repairs. Plumbing problems likely make up a big portion of those concerns and repairs, costing you time, money, and perhaps undermining the condition of your property. You can save yourself these [...]

By |2020-10-09T14:45:34+00:00June 25th, 2020|Plumbing Tips & Opinions, Sewers|
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