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 

4 Things to Consider Before a Bathroom Renovation

The bathroom might be one of the smaller rooms in the house, but the purpose it serves cannot be underestimated.  When it comes to design, a number of factors must be looked into. Likewise, remodeling should be an equally well thought out plan. In this article, look at some of the considerations you have to make before starting a renovation on your bathroom. 1. Budget You will need a budget to determine how much you want to spend on the project. Read More 

2 Reasons Your Toilet Smells Funky

Cleaning the toilet is nobody's favourite job, but when you notice a lingering smell after scrubbing it with bleach is there cause for alarm? Now that you been living in your new home a few months, you have noticed a lingering funky smell in your toilet room. It does not appear all the time, but you want the situation fixed before the in-laws arrive for the Christmas holidays. There are a couple of reasons why this smell develops, so see if you can identify which one it may be from this list. Read More 

Some Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Your Home

Maintaining your home's plumbing can help to prevent clogs, leaks and major damage to the pipes and their connectors. This can also ensure that water runs freely through those pipes so that you don't lose water pressure in the shower and elsewhere. Unfortunately, many homeowners don't think about actually maintaining their home's plumbing, and so they only address clogs and leaks as they happen. To keep your home's plumbing in good repair, note a few simple plumbing maintenance tips, and discuss these with a plumber who offers maintenance plumbing services as necessary. Read More