Learning About Plumbing For Residential Dwellings


What Causes A Sewer Backup?

Of all the things that could happen in your home, the sewer backing up into your bathroom is probably the most disgusting. It's different than a standard clog, where a simple plunger and maybe some rubber gloves are usually enough to get the job done; a full sewer backup requires specialized skills and equipment. But what causes it? How can your sewer line become

Warning Signs That You Need To Call For AC Repair

In a perfect world, your air conditioner would keep chugging away, hour after hour and day after day. But sometimes these appliances do struggle, break down, and require repairs. The sooner you notice, the easier the issue typically is to fix. So what are the signs you need to call for AC repair?  Failing to reach the thermostat setting.  Sometimes homeowner

Preparing For Your New Septic Tank

Building a custom home on your own lot of land is exciting; you're getting a house that is built to match your needs. For many people, this means building on land that is in a fairly open or rural area, meaning there is no city sewer connection to handle sewage from the house. That means you'll need to install a septic system, which is not as complicated as it sounds.

What To Expect From Your First Septic Pumping

Having a septic tank for the first time is a little different than using a standard sewer system, but it's nothing that you can't become accustomed to. If you're going to need your first septic pumping done soon, here's what you can expect from the process. After Arrival When you set up an appointment to have your tank pumped, a large truck will arrive on the day of t

Plumbing Troubles? 4 Methods To Keep Your Drains Clear

If you're dealing with clogs, there could be an underlying issue that needs to be resolved. Plungers are great at clearing minor clogs, but they don't resolve the underlying issue. If you use the plunger at least once a week, it's time to make some changes. Here are four methods you can use to end the stubborn clogs you deal with. Stop the Washing Machine Lint You kno