Tag Archives: pipes

Are Flushable Wipes Safe For Your Plumbing?

Flushable wipes became popular on the market about 15 years ago or so. They offer “extra cleanliness” to the user. Many companies that make these products tout that they are just as safe as regular toilet paper to flush down … Continue reading

How to Handle a Water Heater Leak

Any type of water leak should be addressed right away. When water leaks onto floors many things can occur as a result. Long term water exposure can damage flooring and other items which the water is in contact with. Also, … Continue reading

Clog in Your Main Drain in Melbourne Florida

Clearing the main drain from your home is a task you will most likely run into in your lifetime. For Brevard County residents living in home built before the 1980’s, it is something you have most likely had to deal … Continue reading

How to Unclog a Bathtub

Sometimes unclogging a bathtub can be as simple as using a toilet plunger on the drain in order to get the water flowing again. The best way to do this is as follows: Wear some rubber boot if you have … Continue reading

Pros and Cons Between Septic and Sewer?

The two types of systems make up the overwhelming majority of methods to remove wastewater from the home. Fundamentally they work the same but a closer look reveals the differences between the two systems. Many people have lived in homes … Continue reading

Snaking Your Own Toilet or Drain

There are some clogs that liquid plumber and and rubber plungers just can’t seem to solve. (Try these home solutions too). For those really tough stubborn clogs there is a device called a “snake”. I am sure you have heard … Continue reading

How Too High Water Pressure Can Damage Your Plumbing

Many people out there enjoy high water pressure for their shower or outdoor garden hose. But there is such thing as too high water pressure. In this article we will look at some of the effects of having too high … Continue reading

How to Make Your Pipes Last Longer

When you own a home you want to keep your expenses down anyway possible. This goes for the short and long-term. Pipes eventually go bad in a home and replacing them can be very expensive. In this article we will … Continue reading

Increasing Home Retail Value with Plumbing Upgrades

We all know that upgrades of any type can increase your home’s value. But if you are really looking to give it a large boost in value, you should start with plumbing upgrades. Many of these are items that people … Continue reading

Reasons My Floor Drain is Backing Up

A floor drain backing up can be very frustrating and annoying. They can be baffling too. People will run all types of drain cleaners and potions through their floor drain trying to get it to work properly. But it may … Continue reading