Preparing Your Plumbing For Fall

With the weather getting chillier, it’s likely that you’ve already dragged your winter clothes out of storage and piled a few extra blankets on your bed. You may be prepared for the cooler seasons, but is your home ready? Freezing temperatures can harm areas of your house if it’s not properly prepared, especially your plumbing.Read More

How to Decide Whether to Repair or Replace Your Damaged Faucet

A leaky faucet can be a frustrating problem, especially when you can’t seem to find the source of the leak. Damaged faucets, however, can cost you $20-200 every year in wasted water, and can lead to much more expensive water and structural damages. It might be a pain to call a plumber in for aRead More

The Importance of Sump Pump Maintenance

Rain or snow, there’s one appliance that needs constant maintenance, and that’s your sump pump. Hidden in your basement, it’s easy to forget about the appliance that keeps your basement dry and flood free. A poorly maintained sump pump, however, could mean thousands of dollars in water damage. No homeowner wants to deal with aRead More

A Homeowners Guide to Kitchen and Bath Drains

As a responsible homeowner, you probably know that it’s equally crucial to keep those parts of your home that you can’t see in just as good a shape as the parts that are visible. One of those important parts that you can’t see is your plumbing system. If you don’t properly maintain it, all sortsRead More

Signs You Need Sewer Line Repair

No homeowner wants to deal with plumbing issues. Not only can it be an unpleasant experience, but pluming repairs can be costly. Most major plumbing problems typically occur in your sewer line – deep in your system and far out of reach. It can be difficult to determine where the problem is located without professionalRead More

Benefits of Going Tankless With Your Water Heater

Are you in need of a new hot water heater? If your current system has reached the end of its life, you may shopping around for a replacement. In your search, you’ll come across both conventional storage tank models as well as tankless ones. You may be used to a water heater with a storageRead More

Problems that Undetected Leaks Can Cause in Your Home

Plumbing leaks can happen at any time. Because a majority of your plumbing is hidden out of sight behind walls and under the floor, you may not notice a small leak for a while. Even the smallest of leaks can escalate, so it’s important to know the warning signs. If you are experiencing any ofRead More

Preventing Backflow This Spring

Springtime can cause a wide range of plumbing problems, including backflow. This is when your water flow reverses from its intended direction. This often occurs because the public water system loses pressure. Water coming into your home should be in a singular direction, so when it reverses, backflow can happen. Fresh supply water can beRead More

Signs You need Sump Pump Repair This Spring

Here in Connecticut, we know a thing or two about basement flooding. As any New England resident can say, April showers bring May flowers – as well as heavy rains. When the storms hit, it’s important that your home is ready to handle it – especially your basement. If you have a sump pump workingRead More

Get Your Plumbing Ready For Spring With a Camera Inspection

Your plumbing is one of the most important systems working in your home. Take a minute to think about how often you use it – now consider how much of a disruption it would be if it were to suddenly stop working! During this transition from winter to spring, you should be sure that yourRead More