Top 5 Thanksgiving Drain Tips


(Editor’s Note this article was originally posted in November 2015.  However, it has been updated to include current information and tips.) It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the holiday. While many of us are looking forward to the food and festivities, there’s something very important that gets overlooked until it’s time to clean up… your drains. … Read More

Dryer Vent Cleaning and Fire Prevention


(Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2015, it has been updated to reflect current information). Your safety is important to us, so we wanted share a common cause of house fires: your clothes’ dryer. If you’re like most folks, you rely on your washer and daily on a daily or weekly basis. It’s easy to take these … Read More

How to clear a slow drain

Your drain system is something that largely goes unnoticed until you have a problem, whether it be a slow drain, or a completely clogged drain. Many people will reach for that liquid drain cleaner when they have a slow moving drain. However, we have a better solution for you that is safe and free of harmful chemicals. Lenzyme is different … Read More

Avoid These Thanksgiving Drain Disasters


  (Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted in November 2014, but has been updated to reflect current information and tips.) With the all of the food and company that comes with Thanksgiving, it’s no wonder that the day after is one of the busiest days of the year for plumbers. At TLC Plumbing, we’ve seen it all and are … Read More

Why You Want to See Inside Your Drain Lines and Duct Work


With the development of technology, plumbers are now able to perform inspections of drain lines and duct work to diagnose problems quickly. But, you shouldn’t wait until a clog comes along to inspect the inside of these important areas of your home. Here’s why:

Avoid Septic Tank Failure


  Your septic system was created to give you many years of service, but like many things, it can get overwhelmed and break.

Flushable Wipes Causing Sewer Problems

Next time you decide to flush that wipe down the toilet, you may want to reconsider. Happening more often than not, sewers are becoming clogged after the pre-moistened towelettes being packaged as “flushable” are being tossed down the commode.

Safer and Smarter Food Prep for Thanksgiving

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Holiday Garbage Disposal Tips We can all somewhat agree that having a kitchen garbage disposal is extremely efficient, especially when cooking or cleaning out the fridge; however, throwing just anything down there can be unsafe.

What to do when your sink is clogged


We live in the era of information, where anyone is but a type stroke away from finding answers to problems. Some problems (especially plumbing problems), however, require the advice of a professional. This week, TLC Plumbing helps you approach the unpleasant problem of a clogged kitchen or bathroom sink.