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Common Garbage Disposal Problems and How to Fix Them
Everyone has faced garbage disposal issues or other plumbing problems at one point or another. Knowing what to do in these instances can save you time, money and frustration and keep your kitchen running smoothly. By understanding these common household problems and knowing some quick fixes, you will be set to tackle any garbage disposal […]
Winterize Your Plumbing Using Heat Tape
Heat tape is a necessity when you need to winterize your plumbing. It can save your pipes in cold climates where water lines are exposed to freezing temperatures. If you have ever experienced or just want to avoid broken or frozen water lines during the frigid winter. Insulating your pipes is necessary, but in the […]
Water Heater Fire Safety Tips
According to the National Fire Protection Association, water heaters were responsible for 11 percent of fires started by home heating devices. While this in no way implies that water heaters are inherently dangerous, it does serve to remind us that improper use and neglect of your water heater could lead to problems down the road.
Your Baltimore Plumber’s Guide to Fixing Common Toilet Problems
Let’s face it: No one enjoys dealing with toilet problems but if you own a home, chances are that something will go wrong eventually and you will be left to handle it. Luckily, many common toilet problems can be fixed quickly and easily with a little bit of know-how. In today’s blog, we outline common […]
Fixing a Clog in Your Sink’s U-Bend: Tips from Your Howard County Plumber
We’ve all been there: You’re doing the dishes and you have finally managed to whittle away at the giant stack of dirty dishes. You’re feeling accomplished for all you’ve gotten done until you pull up the stopper to let the sink drain and…nothing happens. Clogs in your sink’s u-bend are a common problem and luckily […]
Winterizing Your Pipes: Tips and Tricks From Your Baltimore Plumber
Whether we like it or not, winter weather is fast approaching in the Baltimore area. With winter weather comes specific plumbing problems that can lead to huge headaches and major repair costs if they’re not handled appropriately. There are a few tricks that you should implement before freezing weather sets in to protect your home […]
How to Keep Your Bathroom Mildew-Free
The warm and damp environment of bathrooms are prime breeding grounds for mildew. While bathroom mildew is not nearly as harmful for you health as mold, its unsightly appearance makes it an unwelcome visitor in any home. If you have a bathroom with a bath or shower, you’ll likely have to deal with mildew at […]
Checking for Leaks: Hints from a Plumber
It’s hard to believe that a tiny dripping faucet can have a big impact but when left unchecked, you can waste tons of money on plumbing leaks in your home. In fact, every year in the United States over 1 trillion gallons of water is wasted due to plumbing leaks! Save yourself money and lessen […]
Is It Time to Replace Your Pipes? Your Baltimore Plumber Explains
Sadly, the pipes in your Baltimore home are going to need replacements some day. There will be people who just ignore this fact, but unless you do want to get leaks or floods, you are going to need to replace your pipes. Let’s take a look at when it is time to start considering a replacement.
Tips From Your Baltimore Plumber to Save Money on Energy Bills
With rising energy and water costs, saving money is becoming more and more important wherever you can. Luckily there are small and easy steps that you can take to start saving money on your bills today. Learn more about these quick energy and water saving tips in this week’s blog.