Category: Plumbing Tips

Galvanized Pipes: What They Are & Why You Need to Replace Them

Most people don’t give their plumbing a second thought until there’s a problem. Plumbing problems don’t always start off small and harmless though. That’s why it’s important to be proactive where you can when it comes to your home’s plumbing system. If you live in an older home, one thing you can do to prevent… Read more »

3 Bad Habits That Are Damaging Your Plumbing

How often do you think about your plumbing system? If you’re like most people, then you probably don’t think about it at all until there’s an issue. While it’s impossible to predict every leak, obstruction, or burst pipe, there are some things that are in your control when it comes to keeping your plumbing in… Read more »

The 3 Most Common DIY Plumbing Mistakes That People Make

There are a lot of people who love the do-it-yourself (DIY) approach when it comes to household projects. It’s easy to see why; not only do you save the money you would spend on a professional, but you also get the satisfaction of knowing you did the work on your own. When it comes to… Read more »

4 Reasons You May Be Experiencing Low Water Pressure

A weak trickle from the showerhead; a washing machine that takes forever to fill; a dribbling faucet while you attempt to do the dishes; low water pressure is a frustrating problem. It is also an issue that can have a lot of different causes. Let’s take a look at some of the most common ones… Read more »

4 Signs Your Home Needs Repiping

Plumbing issues are, unfortunately, an inevitable part of life as a homeowner. Most of the time, minor irregularities are nothing to worry about, and can be solved with a quick call to your local plumber. It’s important, however, that you can recognize when you may be dealing with something more serious. If you’re living in… Read more »

How to Thaw a Frozen Pipe

Even here in sunny California, we’re susceptible to some of the unpleasant winter effects that come along with frosty temperatures. For you, it may just mean investing in a heavier jacket. For your pipes, however, even California winter weather can be detrimental! If you turn on your faucet in the middle of January and nothing… Read more »