Plumbing Upgrades: Increasing Your Home’s Value

Upgrading your home is never a bad idea, whether you are planning to sell or not. Increasing your home’s value does not always have to mean making extravagant changes. Even the small changes can make subtle, yet significant improvements to your home. Plumbing is a great place to start. Modern plumbing is a huge selling point for a home. Especially … Read More

What is a P-Trap

You know that u-shaped pipe underneath your sink? As artistic as it seems, it isn’t just for show. And it isn’t there to save you from loosing your wedding ring, either. The pipe is referred to as a p-trap and is there to save your life.   Function of a P-Trap The p-trap is designed to prevent harmful gases from … Read More

Washing Machine Plumbing Problems

The last thing you want this summer is an overflowing washing machine. You should be outside enjoying the beautiful weather! With all the great outdoor adventures of summer, our washing machines get overworked. If your washing machine isn’t running properly, here are a few common problems you could check for.   Lid Switch Sometimes, the problem is a lot simpler … Read More

What Is Hospitality Plumbing

Hospitality Plumbing sounds like such a vague term, but that’s because it’s so encompassing. It can range from simple kitchen plumbing for a local small town restaurant, or all of the plumbing work necessary for a large hotel. Any business that provides housing or entertainment requires hospitality plumbing. In the true spirit of hospitality, provide your guests with the best- … Read More

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

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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

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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