7 Reasons to Invest in a Water Softener

If you still don’t have a water softener in your home, you are missing out. Hard water discretely leaves its unforgiving mark all over your home. Hard water is simply water with high levels of minerals like calcium and magnesium. These minerals leave behind a residue that ranges from annoying to destructive. Installing a water softener is the safe, and … Read More

5 Summer Plumbing Problems to Avoid

I live for the beautiful changing of the seasons here in Idaho. With our long, painful winters, summer is such a short lived treat. We have to savor it. Make sure your house is ready for the beautiful summer season, so you can spend all your time enjoying it. Because when it comes to summer plumbing: April showers can bring … Read More

Drain Cleaning Services Explained

Drain Cleaning Regularly using drain cleaning products can be great to help prevent blockage, but it doesn’t always do the trick. Periodically, every drain will need a good, professional cleaning to keep things running smoothly. You shouldn’t wait until a clog interrupts your everyday life. Buildups in drains can occur slowly and clearing it before it clogs can save you … Read More

Toilet Replacement in 10 Easy Steps

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There comes a time in everyone’s life, when your toilet will need replacing. Whether it be because of constant maintenance, water leaks, or to save water- a new toilet can be the solution you are looking for. Toilet replacement is a great way to spruce up your home and even add some value. This is a task many tackle alone, … Read More

Proper Plunging

Plumber repairing toilet with hand plunger.

You may think there is only one way to plunge a toilet. Well, there is only one right way. Clearing a clogged toilet isn’t just as simple as thrusting a plunger at the problem. There are certain techniques that can really make a difference. Learning the proper way to plunge can help ease the anxiety of watching toilet water rise … Read More

Caring for Your Garbage Disposal

Detail of the plumbing system with garbage disposal under a modern kitchen sink, with a plumbers tool tray and equipment. Horizontal format.

A garbage disposal is an absolute godsend during kitchen cleanup. It’s so nice to not have to worry about thoroughly scraping every plate over the garbage. Plus you don’t have to deal with constant stinky trash can filling your house with its odor! All too often we treat our garbage disposals like they can work magic. The truth is, they … Read More

Early Signs of Main Sewer Line Clog

Unclogging septic system. Cleaning and unblocking drain full of disposable wipes and other non biodegradable items.

Our main sewer line takes waste water away from our homes and into the underground sewer mains. We rely on our sewer lines greatly but don’t often give them a second thought. Out of sight, out of mind. It is just something that we expect to happen. You never think a main sewer line clog will happen to you, are … Read More

Plumbing Your Way to Energy Efficiency

Defective faucet. Water Waste

We often don’t realize how wasteful our lifestyles can be. Some habits are hard to break, but doing so could be saving you on supply and energy. There are always ways you can decrease that pesky energy bill, and these plumbing tips can help you do exactly that! Stop Running the Tap This is probably one of the biggest habits … Read More

To Flush or Not to Flush

Curious Abyssinian Cat uses a toilet bowl

Out of sight out of mind, right? We come across so many gross garbage items in day to day life that it just seems so easy to flush it down the toilet. I mean, that’s where all the gross things of the world belong. Even items that seem so harmless can be detrimental to your pipes and sewer lines. Here … Read More

Protect Your Drains

Sink drain stopper clogged with a disgusting mass of hair and grime.

Clogged drains can quickly lead to disaster when left untreated. To avoid the expense of line replacement it’s important to take careful care of your drain lines. There are a few items that find their way down our drains all too often and reek havoc on your plumbing. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to avoid problems. Here is … Read More