Category Archives: Plumbing

How to Fix a Running Toilet

Is there anyone anywhere who hasn’t heard a running toilet? The water keeps running, running, running—distracting the homeowner with thoughts of their water bill going through the roof. The most common short-term solution is always to go into the bathroom and jiggle the flush lever on the toilet. This may quiet things down for a […]

How to Fix Low Water Pressure From Your Sink Faucet

Low water pressure makes many household functions a real chore. Showering or washing dishes can take longer and be much more unsatisfactory when you’re dealing with a trickle of water coming from your pipes. Fortunately, there’s a very simple solution that works in many of these situations. Clogged faucet aerators are often the problem and […]

Why You Should Know How to Shut Off Your Water

Knowing how to turn off water to your home, apartment, condo or commercial building is an important piece of knowledge every person needs. But many people don’t learn how to do this until there’s an emergency. By learning how to turn off your water, you can minimize damage resulting from a leak. When might you […]

Sewage Backup and How to Prevent It

It’s a breeze when everything in your house works like it should and it can be a disaster when something breaks! There’s not much worse than a backed-up sewage pipe because that means your house could be unsanitary, smelly and uninhabitable.  The worst backups end up damaging floors, carpets, electrical systems, furnishings, walls and anything […]