It Won't Go Down! 3 Clog Removal Methods You Shouldn't Try
25 July 2016
If you have a clogged drain, you're probably hoping you can take care of it without calling a plumber. Unfortunately, most clogs are going to need professional help. This is particularly true if you already tried a plumber without success. Before you move on to the next do-it-yourself clog removal method, take a look at three methods you should never try.
Wire Clothes Hangers
Your bathroom sink is clogged. You see a wire coat hanger in the closet and decide to use it to knock the clog out.
Signs You Have a Hidden Little Leak In Your Plumbing System
30 December 2015
When most people think of plumbing leaks, they picture large amounts of water spewing from pipes and causing rampant plumbing. The truth is, however, that plumbing leaks can be much more subtle. A tiny crack in a pipe or loose joint between pipes can let little drips of water escape. While these drips won't flood your home, they will slowly cause other damage -- and the crack may expand to the point of causing more substantial flooding if it's not addressed.
Quick Fixes for Common Plumbing Issues
28 August 2015
Serious plumbing problems are best handled by professional plumbers. However, this doesn't mean that you always have to suffer until the plumber arrives. Most plumbing issues have quick fixes that can give you peace of mind until the professional comes. Some of the quick fixes can also function as permanent solutions. Here are three examples of problems that you can handle either temporarily or permanently with quick fixes:
Diagnosing Common Air Conditioner Problems Using Your Nose!
26 August 2015
When your home's air conditioning unit is working properly, you shouldn't notice any smells coming from it at all. But when problems arise and you're not sure what's wrong, you may very well be able to use your sense of smell to get to the bottom of things. Specifically, there are a few common smells to be on the lookout for that could indicate problems with your home's air conditioning system.