Pros & Cons of Switching to a Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters are the newest innovation in home plumbing appliances and they have been increasing in popularity in the last couple years due to their reputation for being more energy efficient than standard storage water heaters. However, depending on your hot water usage, a tankless water heater may not be the best solution for

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What’s That Clanking? Common Plumbing Noises and How to Fix Them

What’s that sound?! No, it’s not a ghost clanking around inside your walls. Even if that seems like the most logical explanation when noises wake you up in the middle of the night, it’s actually your plumbing. There are a variety of things that could be causing those strange noises emerging from your walls and

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How to Winterize Your Exterior Faucets

In the sweltering heat of summer, Minnesota’s infamous winter weather transforms from a feared inevitability to a far-fetched pipedream. Yet every year it still somehow finds a way to sneak up on us, starting with overnight frosts. Before freezing season hits, make sure you’ve “winterized” your home to protect it from sustaining any cold-weather damage.

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Tips to Prevent Your Kitchen Plumbing from Going Down the Drain

Summer is the season for entertaining. Between barbeques, bonfires, and family reunions, it seems we are constantly in our kitchens prepping food and cleaning up. All that kitchen activity makes summer a prime time for plumbing problems to crop up as you put more stress on your kitchen plumbing system. Keep these tips in mind

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Troubleshooting Tips for Poor Water Pressure

When you’re hot and sweaty and looking forward to a nice, refreshing shower to cool off, there’s nothing more frustrating than stepping into a weak spray and realizing there’s a problem with your water pressure. Even more aggravating is that poor water pressure can have a variety of causes, so it can be challenging to

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Avoid Overworking Your Plumbing This Summer

When you’re looking forward to a summer full of fun in the sun, the last thing you want to think about is plumbing. But what would really ruin the fun is a preventable plumbing crisis. Most summer plumbing issues are caused by overworking systems that don’t see as much action during the cooler months, so

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4 Reasons to Call a Professional to Repair or Replace a Toilet

You do not have to call the plumbers each time you encounter a plumbing problem, as there are several you can repair yourself, provided you have all the necessary tools at hand. However, there are some plumbing problems you should never undertake yourself, such as repairing or replacing a toilet. Replacing a Toilet is No Walk

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Why You Need a Water Softening System

If you’ve ever been forced to deal with hard water, you know it can prove to be a massive nuisance. The excess minerals in hard water exhibit properties of their own. Not only this, the minerals tend to get deposited over time, paving the way for bigger problems. Here are a few reasons why you

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Tips To Find The Right Plumbing Fittings And Fixtures

Whether you are building your house or renovating it to improve the looks, you’ll need to shop for plumbing fittings and fixtures eventually in order to complete the project. Even though these accessories may appear to be small and unimportant, they go a long way in ensuring your comfort and convenience is not compromised. Here

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Home Plumbing 101 – Preventing Expensive Repairs

One can simply not underestimate the importance of an error-free plumbing system. At the same time, most people cannot seem to bother about plumbing maintenance and repairs till the problem magnifies to a massive degree. The damage caused by plumbing leaks and other problems can be extremely notorious for the construction of your house, not

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