When to Worry About Foundation Cracks
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...
Life Expectancy of Cast Iron Sewer Systems
The age of a home can vary wildly, with some homes still sturdy after more than a century of use while others have just been completed and hope to still be around many decades from now. One of the dangers in homes that may only...
Tips To Avoid Sewer Line Repair Scams
The need for any type of sewer repair is never good news, yet the problem can be aggravated even further when you discover that you've been scammed by an unscrupulous firm whose only intent is to separate you from your money. You either end up...
Why All Plumbers Don’t Offer Trenchless Plumbing Repair
Trenchless plumbing repair provides a number of benefits to homeowners, but not all plumbers offer these repair options. Exploring the reasons why some plumbers do not perform this service and understanding the benefits of trenchless repairs can help you make a good choice when it...
When Should I Have My Water Pipes Inspected?
A water line leak can be detrimental to your home or business. That's pure common sense. If you have reason to believe that there's a problem with your water line, however, it's in no way the end of the world. Your first course of action...
7 Tips to Keep Your Pipes From Freezing
One of the most common problems that occur during the winter season is having pipes freeze due to low temperatures in and outside of the home. Many people who leave for trips during the winter months often come back to find their house flooded due...
Time to Replace Your Home Plumbing System
Among the various features of a home, plumbing is arguably one of the most important. A functional plumbing system comprises of different systems working to achieve a common objective. Unless your house is new, there is always the chance that your plumbing system is outdated....
Slab leak repair for older homes
Repairing a leaky pipe is easy, but gaining access to the pipe may be quite a different story. Once the pipe is located, chiseling and cutting through six inches of concrete might be the next step. When you have an older home you can find yourself...
Keeping Things Flowing at Austin Beerworks
A broken sewer main in a shared system beneath the Austin Opera and Austin Beerworks (a prestigious brewery in Austin, TX) was quite the disruption to the busy establishment’s daily operations. The broken drain under the building was causing raw sewage back-ups during peak hours,...