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We believe that people should call plumbers when they need to. Our Blog contains resources for people who'd like to try do-it-yourself maintenance and repairs before calling in a professional.

Where To Run Your Downspout Drainage Pipes

The only 90-degree angle in your downspout drainage piping should be the turn just before the pipe enters the ground, but once it's underneath the ground, you should keep any angles to 45 degrees or less so that if you need to have a professional out...

How To Retrieve Jewelry From Your Sink Drain

Most sinks are embedded in a counter top, either in the kitchen or the bathroom. Some deep utility sinks are stand-alone, and it is possible to buy the old-fashioned, pedestal sinks that are entire fixtures and don't fit into counter tops. Pedestal...

How To Deal With a Smelly Garbage Disposal

Most garbage disposals start to stink a little at some point in time and need some repair attention, not because they are flawed as machines but because we tend to be conservative in their use. It's no one's fault, but people who are taught in youth...

How to Drain Your Washing Machine

It's one of life's little miseries that the only time your washing machine will break down is when it's inevitably filled with wet laundry. If you're encountering this depressing phenomenon with a newly-installed washer, there's a good chance that...

How to clean your garbage disposal

The good news is that it's possible to remove the smelly gunk from your disposal and to prevent it from recurring. The bad news is that it's going to take a little actual plumbing to clean it. Start by finding a test cap that plumbers use to do...

How to snake a drain to clear blockages

Once you have tried home remedies on a clogged drain, you may discover that the obstruction remains in place. Particularly if the clog has formed some way down the drain, it may be impossible to loosen it with hot water or mild chemical solutions such...

How to Care for Your Septic System

Living in the country has many advantages, but sewage disposal is not among them. Where city dwellers are only concerned with the drains and pipes that run from their houses to the city sewer lines, those who live in the country have to be aware of...

Cleaning Your Drain of Bad Smells

Now, we know you're a nice, clean person with nice, clean habits. But sometimes, even the sinks of tidy people can be afflicted with odor. As long as the odor isn't sewer gas (in which case, you have a much more...

When Your Old Water Pipes are Going Down the Drain

If you have on old house, and you're having problems with water pressure, it may be more than a faulty faucet or shower head. But it doesn't hurt to rule out the simple things before moving onto more complex ones! First, ask yourself if the water...

Learn How to remove tree roots from your pipes

Trees are brilliant at finding water: their roots can travel a hundred feet to get to the nourishment they need. They prefer loose soil to heavily packed soil, since it makes tunneling easier. The tree doesn't have to work as hard to get to water when...

Cleaning Bathroom Shower Heads to Prevent Clogs

If your shower runs so weakly that you can't manage to get wet, while the water flow into the bathtub is just fine, what you've probably got is a clog in your shower head. Clogged shower heads usually occur when water leaves mineral deposits or tiny...