Plumbing Backflow: What It Is And How To Prevent It

Backflow Explained Ideally, the water supply in your house should only flow in one direction; that is, the water should always flow from the supply side to the demand (outlet/tap) side before exiting the house as wastewater. However, there are situations in which this doesn't happen as simply as that, and contaminants find their way into your fresh water supply. Two Major Causes of Backflow  There are two main reasons why backflow can occur and contaminate your fresh water supply. Read More 

Cleaning A Clog From Your Washing Machine Drain Line And Prevention Tips

The drain line attached to your washing machine can clog over time and even smell. This is because there is a lot of lint and hair going down into that drain along with water and soap. All of these things can build up with usage from your washing machine. Don't wait until you're stuck with a clogged line. Some preventative maintenance can keep this from happening to you. Read on for preventative tips and what to do if you have a clog. Read More 

Avoid A Water Main Break During Your Home Renovation

Home renovations are massive undertakings. While the goal is to enhance and upgrade, sometimes the process also results in damage. Sometimes, water main breaks and home renovations go hand-in-hand, but this does not have to be the case in your situation. There are several things you can do to protect your water main no matter how massive of a home renovation you are taking on; here are some of them. Read More 

3 Ways To Find A Leaky Pipe

When you notice that your water bill is higher than you expect it to be, you probably want to figure out what the problem is. Once you make sure none of the faucets are leaking and that there isn't a mysterious water gremlin siphoning out your water, it's time to figure things out. There are a lot of ways that you can do that. The easiest way to do that is for you to get a plumber to come out and help you. Read More 

Is A Foul Odor Wafting Through Your New Mobile Home? Check For These 3 Causes Of Septic System Odors

Your new mobile home should be a relaxing oasis that you return to at the end of a long day. While you do your best to create a clean and comfortable environment indoors, you've recently noticed that a foul odor still persists. While some septic system odors are a normal part of the biological decomposition process, you should never smell them inside of your mobile home. Instead, foul indoor odors are typically a warning sign that one of these three problems needs attention to restore the proper functioning of the system. Read More