How to Prevent Your Shower Drains from Clogging

Blocked bathroom drains are a common occurrence in most homes and a great inconvenience. Unless you don't mind standing in a pool of soapy and dirty water, you may not be able to take another shower without unblocking the drain. Luckily, preventing your shower drain from clogging is a straightforward affair. The following simple maintenance tips can go a long way in avoiding clogs and protecting the entire bathroom area from a plumbing disaster. Read More 

Installing a New Hot Water System? You May Want To Consider Going Tankless

When your hot water tank goes out, most people will seek to replace it as soon as possible to avoid the inconvenience of having to deal with cold showers. Thus, they will just pick the same model and brand they are accustomed to and typically focus on price rather than features. This approach may seem straightforward enough, but you could be denying yourself a better product that would provide you with outstanding features. Read More 

3 Reasons Why You Need to Fix Leaky Water Pipes Immediately

Leaky water pipes are a major plumbing concern for businesses. If you detect leaks in your commercial water supply pipes, you should have the problem remedied by a professional plumber immediately. If left unattended, leaky water pipes can wreak havoc in your commercial premises. Here are a few undesirable side effects of water leaks that can be avoided by attending to water leaks post-haste: Leaky pipes waste water. Water is one of the most important natural resources on planet Earth because it supports both plant and human life. Read More 

Fatbergs: Everything You Need to Know

Fatbergs are as disgusting as they sound. A fatberg is formed when oil, grease and non-water soluble waste such as tampons, condoms and wet wipes meet in a sewer. The oil and grease bind the other debris together into a small clump which attaches itself to the side of a sewer pipe. As more debris and oil flows through the sewer, it attaches itself to the outer layer of the fatberg, increasing its size. Read More 

Answering Your Questions About Blocked Drains In Your Home

Never ignore blocked drains in your home, as clogs and blockages can put pressure on the home's pipes, leading to leaks and other damage to the plumbing. Severe clogs can also cause sediment and debris to back up into a tub or sink, and this can be very unhygienic, and will also keep you from using that plumbing fixture until it's properly repaired! If your home is prone to blockages, note a few questions you might have about this plumbing issue, and this can help you address it properly and ensure your home's plumbing is always in good repair. Read More