How to Remove Silicone Caulk – X Steps to Avoid Calling a Specialist

Learning how to remove silicone caulk is simple...

Auto Water Shutoff Valves: Advice From The Pros

Water damage and flooding is a major area of...

How to Change Shower Head – 6 Steps for a Perfect Bathtub

Changing the shower head in your bathroom seems...

How to Unclog a Shower Drain – 7 Easiest Solutions at Your Fingertips

Unclogging the drain in your shower doesn't...

How to Clean Brass – 9 Solutions to Make Items New Again

Brass is an alloy of zinc and copper. Besides...

GREEN PLUMBING

Using High-Efficiency Plumbing Fixtures to Save Water & Money

How Many Gallons of Water Do You Use Per Day? Did you know that the average American uses 100 gallons of water per day? In many parts of the country, where we have often experienced water rationing, we all know how precious water can be. One way that you can reduce...

THE PLUMBING PRO

Should Google Be Directly Connecting You To Your Plumber

Should Google Be Directly Connecting You To Your Plumber

Do We Want Google Connecting Us To A Plumber? I think we can all agree that there are now countless ways to find a plumber in your area when the need arises. From traditional advertisements like the phone book, church newsletters, mailers and local business...

I'll Rock Your F**king Socks Off Playlist #24

I'll Rock Your F**king Socks Off Playlist #24

The Plumbing Info Playlist #24 I’ve felt compelled to do another playlist for my loyal followers. I don’t know what it is, maybe it’s because it’s been raining like Seattle in Chicago but I’ve been listening to new hard rock lately. You don’t really hear much about...

ARTICLES

Plumbing Sales System : Q & A with Joe Crisara

I'd like to give a heartfelt thanks to Joe Crisara for giving his time to answer some of my questions. Please take note, Joe is extremely generous with his time and helping contractors is his life's work so don't be afraid to reach out to get a hold of him if you're...

How to Become A Plumber

Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Plumber? Most of the states in the country are short of experienced and licensed plumbers. This is mainly due to the perception of the youngsters that plumbing is for those who have a strong physical body and has nothing to do...

15 Awful DIY Plumbing Disasters

There’s no doubt that taking the lesser traveled DIY path usually saves a ton of money on household projects, whether they be small fixer-uppers or large retiling jobs. Sometimes, however, it’s just better to call the damn plumber; they have the job for a reason.

FAQs

Pipe Pitch and Sewer Backups

What affect does the pipe pitch of drain lines in a home or commercial building have with regards to a possible backup? Pipe pitch maybe one of the most important concepts in plumbing. It's where the phrase "shit goes down and stink goes up" originates from. Waste...

TROUBLESHOOTING

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...

Seven Simple Tips on How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

A leaky faucet often indicates a problem with one of the parts being worn out. How you go about repairing the faucet depends on where it drips and the mechanical makeup of your faucet. You have four main types of faucets that will depend on compression, disc,...