Top 4 Summer Tips for Homeowners

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We’re about halfway through the summer! What should you be thinking about when it comes to your home? We asked some of our top technicians for their tips to help you get through the summer with your home comfort equipment.

Rich’s Plumbing & Drains Tips

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It has been said that knowledge is power. That’s especially true when it comes to the plumbing in your home. With a little knowledge, you can avoid having to call a plumber. We asked one of our plumbers, Rich Wolfel, to share some of his best plumbing tips so that you don’t have to call a plumber.

Mike’s Tips for Keeping Your Drains Clear

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In light of everything going on in our world today, many of us are working and caring for our children at home. You may also be cooking at home more instead of eating out. That means a lot of extra wear-and-tear on your kitchen and bathroom plumbing and drains. One of our top drain technicians, Mike Green, shared some great tips to prevent backups and keep your drains running smoothly to meet any extra demand as a result of being at home more.

Why is my toilet always clogged?

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A clogged toilet happens to everyone on occasion, but if it happens to you all the time, you may need to set the plunger aside and look for the root problem. There are many things that can cause your toilet to clog frequently. Here are 8 common reasons your toilet is always backed up: 8 Common Reasons your Toilet Keeps … Read More

What are drain cleanouts and why do you need them?

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Many things can clog drains in your home. Roots, feminine hygiene products and even toys can make their way down the drain and cause a backup. Clearing the drain is easier for a plumber if your home has drain cleanouts. What is a drain cleanout? A drain cleanout provides access to your main sewer line and is located outside of … Read More

What You May Not Know About Drain Cleaners

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While liquid drain cleaners can be a quick and easy fix for slow or clogged drains, the problem is that it’s only a temporary solution and the problem tends to return. Below we offer some guidance to help you solve your drain problems.

The Difference Between Plumbing and Drain Problems

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Many people may not know that there’s a difference between plumbing and drain problems and we often equate them to the same thing. So what is the difference between plumbing and drain issues? There is an easy way to remember the difference between Drain and Plumbing problems. Plumbing = Fresh Water In Plumbing problems involve fresh water coming into your … Read More

Plumbing Tips For Pet Lovers


It’s no secret that owning a pet can improve your life. Owning a dog lowers the chance of heart disease, as dog owners tend to walk more. Taking your dog on a walk or going to the dog park is a great way to meet people and connect with your community.

Why is my washing machine not draining?

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There are two main reasons why a washing machine is not draining. The first thing we typically ask customers is if the water is leaking out of the wall when it tries to drain or does the water not drain out of the washing machine itself? Scenario #1: Water not draining out of washer at all: If you open the … Read More