As you can imagine, a sewer leak at your residential or commercial property is no picnic. Not only is it hugely unhygienic, but it's also downright unpleasant! Hidden sewer leaks can be expensive to repair and even more costly to ignore. Unfortunately, with hidden sewer leaks, you may not know
So you're a regular DIYer who performs routine maintenance around the home when needed and knows how vital it is to check for leaks and cracks regularly. But you still run into problems. Unfortunately, it's sometimes out of your control. Don't beat yourself up about it.
If you live in a home built before 2000, chances are it may be time to update your plumbing. And if your house was built before the 1970s, well, then you most likely have cast iron pipes. This is not bad news; it just means it's time to have your pipes inspected. Cast iron was a popular choice in
Like our old friend Benjamin Franklin said, "When the well's dry, we know the worth of water." One of our most precious resources, imagine a world without water? As many of us look towards more ways to tread lightly and live gently on our planet, rainwater harvesting is gaining traction in more ways
The reason tree roots penetrate sewer lines is simple. Looking for oxygen and water roots penetrate the tiniest cracks in your sewer line pipe. Sewer line pipes carry lots of water, making them the best sources of water and nutrients. This is good news for the tree, but bad news for the
Millions of Texans have recently had to deal with power outages and frozen and burst water pipes due to the extreme weather experienced in February. No doubt we all shared some inconvenience as we faced this bout of unusually icy weather. But why were pipes freezing? One of the main reasons for the
A leaky pipe can be a headache, but there’s often a quick, inexpensive fix for this common plumbing issue. On the other hand, a slab leak can be a homeowner’s nightmare – and fixing it is best left to the professionals. While you can search Google or YouTube for quick solutions to most common
The materials used for plumbing pipes through the ages have quite an interesting history. The stories evolve from using lead and clay in the very early days and later finding out about lead poisoning to using polybutylene in the 70s––which was later revealed to be compromised by chlorine exposure.
Plumbing issues can be a costly nightmare for homeowners. Your home's plumbing system goes beyond just the pipes that are on the inside. It goes all the way into the main sewer line. The biggest hassles happen on the mainline, and it is crucial to get them taken care of promptly. Not doing so can
There is never a good time to have to deal with water in your basement, but the winter seems to bring a unique set of frustrations and stresses. If you think that your basement will only fill with water when a huge rainstorm passes through the area, then you are in for a surprise. Water problems