Understanding Water Hammer And What Your Plumber Can Do

If you hear a sudden bang or thud resonating from your plumbing system, that frustrating phenomenon is known as a water hammer. The noise is disruptive and can cause damage to your pipes over time. Understanding water hammer issues and what a plumber can do for them is important. Here are some things you should know. What Is Water Hammer? Water hammer refers to situations when the flow of water in your plumbing system is interrupted or redirected and the pipes make a loud knocking or banging sound from the abrupt flow change. [Read More]

Signs Your Septic Tank Needs To Be Pumped

Your septic system is your responsibility to care for as a homeowner. The septic system takes the waste from your home and into a holding tank that needs to be pumped out by a special truck that then takes it to a waste station to be disposed of properly. The septic tank will need to be pumped out periodically. If you aren't sure when to have your tank pumped out, there are signs to indicate when the time has come Read on for a few signs that it's time to have your tank pumped out. [Read More]

When to Call a Plumber: Understanding the Right Time

Owning a home comes with its fair share of responsibilities and challenges. Among them is the need for regular maintenance and occasional repairs. When it comes to plumbing issues, it's often tempting to turn to DIY solutions to save some money. However, there are instances where professional intervention is vital. This blog post will guide you on when to call a plumber. Persistent Dripping Faucets A dripping faucet isn't just annoying; it can lead to significant water waste over time. [Read More]

Busting Apart Some Myths About PVC Pipes

You've probably pretty familiar with PVC pipes. They are those classic, white pipes made from a white, plastic-like material. As popular as PVC pipes are, many people do not know that much about them. In fact, there are some common myths that often get passed around about PVC pipes, and they're not really true. If you're considering PVC pipes for your home, then keep reading to see those myths busted apart. [Read More]