5 Water-Saving Green Plumbing Fixtures

A growing number of homeowners are turning to...
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Don’t Buy Another Toilet: Toilet Rough In Guide

Measure The Toilet Rough In Twice Before You Buy...
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Solar Hot Water System Buying Guide

Many people today adhere to an ideology that our...
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Plumbing Repair and Remodeling: Subcontractors Needed

Performing Plumbing Repair and Remodeling: You...
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6 Best Water Softeners on the Market

Having potable water in our homes is incredibly...
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GREEN PLUMBING

New Options in High Efficiency Water Heaters

Bradford White's Icon Control Offers Exciting New Options Water Heaters Options when it comes to domestic water heating is being introduced at break neck speed. When a consumer is in need of a new water heater they are literally being bombarded with options, which is...

Sloan Flushmate Offers Superior Technology To Help Conserve Water

Sloan Flushmate Toilets Are The Smart Option For Water Conservation Having a Sloan flushmate toilet system featured in a home or in a commercial building is the smartest step that can be taken to help conserve water. A flushmate system is a pressure-assist system that...

THE PLUMBING PRO

Finding the Right People the Key to Success for Plumbing Contractors

Finding the Right People the Key to Success for Plumbing Contractors

Let's Face it Most Plumbing Contractors Were Plumbers In all of my years in the plumbing business I know of only a few plumbing contractors whose founders were not actual plumbers. How many non-plumbers do you know that have said, “man I’ve got some money saved up and...

Looking For A New Career? How Much Do Plumbers Make?

Looking For A New Career? How Much Do Plumbers Make?

I know that most of my readers who aren’t plumbers will scream “TOO MUCH” when posed with the question “ how much do plumbers make?". We certainly aren’t here to judge. I think we can all agree being knee deep in sewage is no fun and it’s a task you’d rather leave to...

ARTICLES

How to Find Proper Emergency Plumbing: Top Tips and Resources

No matter when they happen, plumbing problems are always terrible to have. However, things can get extra ugly when they happen in the middle of the night, during the weekend or holidays. Emergency plumbing services aren't only more expensive but also much harder to...

Who is Responsible for Plumbing Repairs in a Rental Property?

Whether you are a tenant who has just rented out a property, or you are a landlord renting out your home for the first time, you may be unsure about who is responsible for plumbing repairs should they occur. A plumbing issue could happen at any time, and it’s...

5 Great Alternatives for Your Kitchen Work Top

Some of the materials you choose in your kitchen will be vital to its performance, and none more so than your kitchen work top. Some work surfaces are good and some are bad, but they all have a different bundle of qualities.. In this article we will look at some of...

Stainless Steel, 5 Reasons It Is Perfect for Your Kitchen

When most people think about kitchens, the first things that spring to mind are wooden cabinets and furniture; and who can blame them with the amount out there. However, perhaps they should be thinking about a different material. Stainless steel is, in my opinion, an...

DIY Projects Gone Terribly Wrong – Was It Really Worth It?

Nothing lasts forever, that’s a sad fact of life. Some things are built to be durable but even those have an expected lifespan and will one day wear out or break down. If you are a homeowner looking to save money with a DIY project on a major repair, it would really...

FAQs

Frost Proof Hose Bib And Spigot

[productspage] The Hose Bib and Its Aliases Almost every house has one but you may call it by another name. Sillcock, spigot, outdoor faucet, hydrant or hose bib are all different names for the same thing. Quite often these faucets fail from improper use or improper...

Plumbing Tools The Homeowner Would Use

What Plumbing Tools Should You Have in Your House Sink Auger (also drum auger or canister auger) It is basically a flexible cable that is coiled inside a canister with a self feeding auger bit on the end. The canister is usually connected to a handle and the canister...

TROUBLESHOOTING

Tools You Need to Unclog a Waste Pipe and How to Guide

Everyone has experienced the frustration of a clogged waste pipe. If you haven't, just add it to the list of things you've yet to have happened. Clogs in sewer drain lines happen for a number of reasons. Hair, food particles and just the build up of dirt and grime...

6 Effective Tips on How to Thaw Frozen Pipes

For some homeowners, learning how to thaw frozen pipes is simply a necessity. Frigid conditions and aged pipes can create a perpetual, inconvenient situation in the winter months. If you’ve found that your water faucets are suddenly ineffective after a cold night, you...