Chemical Drain Cleaners Guide: Why It’s Unsafe to Use Chemical Drain Cleaners

Why It's Unsafe to Use Chemical Drain Cleaners Clogged drains are a common and frequent household nuisance that almost homeowners must encounter at least once in their

Leaking Garbage Disposal: What to do?

Leaking Garbage Disposal: What to do? We all know that fall and winter seasons are full of family-oriented holidays, and if you plan to host a party

Sewer Backup: Causes, Cleanup, and Prevention

A sewer backup or drain clog is a severe problem that can be considered as a plumbing emergency and a threat to your family's health. If pipes

Spot a Clogged Drain Before It Starts!

All plumbing systems develop clogs -- there's just no way avoiding it, but with the right tools and a little know-how, you'll be clearing clogs all on

Halloween Plumbing Safety Tips

Halloween is on its way, and we can't wait for it. Halloween is always a holiday favorite among both children and adults -- planning costumes, decorating the

Low Water Pressure Causes & Solutions

There are many reasons why your plumbing system might be experiencing low water pressure problems. Knowing the causes and possible solutions can help you restore the trickle

Plumbing Problems: Plumbing Noises and their Causes?

Are you hearing strange noises coming from your pipes and plumbing? One of the initial steps to take when diagnosing plumbing noises is to know whether the

How to Avoid Hair Clogs

Clogged drains are the most typical household plumbing problems. One of the main clog-causing culprits? Hair. Hair build up causes slow drains and messy backups that put

Plumbing Tips Every Renter Needs To Know

If you are currently renting a house or an apartment, or you are planning to rent one, it's important to familiarize yourself with the unit's plumbing system

Plumbing Tips To Consider Before Your Vacation

Are you going on a vacation? As you prepare the details of your trip, don't forget to plan your home's plumbing too. Before you pack up the

Plumbing Leaks That Can Attract Pests

Plumbing leaks are a common annoyance that wastes water, makes a mess, can increase your monthly water bill, and is just an all around nuisance. Unfortunately, there's

What are the Most Common Summer Plumbing Problem?

Summer is here in Oregon, Washington, and Nevada! Homeowners everywhere are preparing up for barbecues and afternoon parties, and fun in the sun. With each season comes

How to Identify Leaks in Sewer Lines and Main Lines

How to Know the Difference and What to do about it There are standard signs of a pipe bursting and in need of repair, but how can

Are Tree Roots Clogging My Pipes?

Your pipes or sewer lines are filled with water and nutrients that trees would love to get their little roots on -- especially when there's a leak.

Grease Traps: What You Should Know?

What is a Grease Trap? A grease trap is a tool that is required by law in every cafeteria, restaurant, catering operation, and any other commercial cooking

Sewer Line Repair and Replacement Options

While other drain cleaning and maintenance tasks can be performed safely by your own, drain line repair and replacement works should always be done by a certified,

5 Toilet Maintenance Tips

Your bathroom is considered one of the most private rooms and sanctuary in your home, and you expect it to be there for you when you need

Anatomy of a Water Leak: How and Why the Drips Begin

Drip, Drip, Drip. Leaks can damage your home, waste your water and money, and encourage unwanted organic growth. Unfortunately, most of the pipework in your home is

Beat The Heat With These Cool Tips

Summer HVAC and Plumbing Tips for Your Home! Summer is here, and the heat is on! Severe weather doesn't have to make a severe impact on your

Garbage Disposal Do’s and Don’ts

Garbage Disposals: What a wonderful invention. Garbage disposals can be a handy kitchen appliance, not to mention beneficial to the environment, if used correctly and maintained appropriately.

What’s a Sump Pump and Do I Need One?

A sump pump is a helpful tool for homeowners. You've probably heard it from a neighbor, or a friend mentioned it once or twice after a strong

Get Your Water Heater Ready for Fall and Winter

Water Heater Maintenance: Tips to Get Your Water Heater Ready for Fall and Winter. If you're living in Central Oregon, maintaining your water heater should be an

Diagnosing a Plumbing or Drain Issues

Diagnosing a plumbing or drain issues is a necessary first step in making accurate repairs. Few plumbing problems are simple to diagnose, but many times they are

5 Most Common Plumbing Problems

Here are the 5 most common plumbing problems at your home: Depending on the age of your home or how you maintain it, you