If you don’t clear a clogged shower drain, water will eventually stop flowing down the drain. This will cause standing water to accumulate in your shower, which can lead to a number of problems. Standing water is a breeding ground for bacteria and mold, and it can also damage your floors and walls. Additionally, if the water backs up far enough, it can even start to seep into your home’s foundation, causing serious structural damage.
Whether you prefer showers or baths, you probably don’t think too much about the tub, aside from when you’re bathing or cleaning the space. However, knowing about common bathtub repairs can help you to have a safer and more inviting bathing area. Some of the most common bathtub repairs most people need include:
Your kitchen is one of the most visited areas of your home. This is where food preparation takes place, so it is important to keep the area clean and functional all the time. However, no matter how much we try to be careful when working in the kitchen, there are still kitchen issues that we encounter sometimes. Drain issues seem to be one of the more common problems in most kitchens. Their repair is costly and many people don’t know what is and isn’t okay to put into their drains. To prevent drain issues from happening in your kitchen, here are the top do’s and don’ts for your kitchen drains. Read More
If you are buying a new home or would want to enhance your home’s protection against flooding, a sump pump installation is a great idea. Sump pumps are usually installed in the lowest level of a home or in a pit (sump) in a basement or other underground space. It is exactly what its name implies; a sump pump is used to “pump” water out of your house to keep your home dry. It directs the excess water to a nearby storm drain making it a perfect weapon against flooding. Read More
How High-Water Pressure Can Damage Your Plumbing
You forgot to set your alarm last night, so when you checked that you are almost late for work, you just jumped right into the shower. Only to be annoyed because virtually no water is coming out of the showerhead due to low-water pressure. So, you plan to call somebody to increase the water pressure in your home. But, wait! While low-water pressure can be annoying, did you know that water pressure can be too high and can cause damage to your home’s plumbing system? Read More
A responsible homeowner will set aside time to do a regular check up on the plumbing system to ensure that everything is working properly. While we are so conscious of leakages, most of us fail to realize the importance of a drain functioning properly. Read More