Self-Help

Is Your Garbage Disposal Broken?

There can be quite a few reasons a food waste disposer won’t run. Some can mean that your garbage disposal needs replacement but others can be pretty easily resolved. SIMPLE FIXES If the disposer won’t run, but you can hear a humming noise when you turn it on, this generally means something has jammed the […]

Complete Guide on Finding & Hiring the Best Plumbing Company

1. Plumbing Quote Over the Phone We get asked many times for quotes on everything from garbage disposers to faucets by people who are “shopping” over the internet or phone.  We would rate this as the number one mistake folks make when evaluating a plumbing contractor to hire to install a garbage disposer, faucet or […]

Repairing Today’s Water Heaters

The Evolution of Water Heaters If you are having problems with your water heater, join the crowd.  Water heaters have quickly evolved over the last 10-12 years due to increased government regulation for fuel efficiency and safety.  In “the old days” when your water heater stopped working, (barring a cracked tank) there were only a […]

How to Determine a Good Price for a Water Heater.

There are a few variables that go into water heater pricing which makes it difficult to determine what you should pay for a new water heater.  Without some concrete guidelines an apples to apples comparison is just not possible. So what are these variables?  For tank type and tankless water heaters we have to consider […]

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Your Home’s Plumbing System

Being prepared when a plumbing problem arises can mean the difference between an inconvenience and a disaster.  Here’s the short list of the top 5 things you need to know about your home’s plumbing system before the worst occurs. First and foremost, where do you shut the water off to your home?   This can be […]