What Plumbing Issues Should You Check For Before Buying An Older Home?

Just because a home is older does not mean it can't be perfectly safe and enjoyable to live in. But you do need to exercise a little more caution when buying an older home than when buying newer construction. The systems inside the home, and in particular the plumbing, become increasingly prone to trouble as they age. You do not want to accidentally buy a home that needs $10,000 in plumbing repairs that you were not aware of. Read More 

Why Is Your Drain Gurgling?

You run water in your sink and suddenly you hear the faint sound of gurgling. What is this sound? Why is it happening? Have you ever experienced this, or is this something you are currently experiencing? If so, you should have it checked out, as gurgling from a drainpipe is not a good thing. In fact, it is an indicator of a bigger problem that you should not ignore. If this is currently happening in your home, it is important to understand why this is happening and what to do about it. Read More 

Is Your Running Toilet An Emergency Situation?

If the water in your toilet runs day and night, you might worry more about your water bill than anything else. Although a running toilet can increase your utility expenses substantially, your toilet can also be a huge problem for your home. Learn why your running toilet is an emergency plumbing problem and why it's important to solve it now. Is a Running Toilet Truly an Emergency Situation? Whether it's a bad float mechanism or a damaged fill valve component that's causing your toilet to run and overflow nonstop, it's important to remedy the problem now rather than later. Read More 

Decoding Your Water Heater’s Warnings

There's no avoiding it: just about everything that you use on a day-to-day basis has a way to throw an error message at you. If you have a car manufactured in the last couple of decades, then it almost certainly has many potential methods of telling you that something is wrong. Home appliances haven't escaped this trend, and your tankless water heater likely has either several warning lights or an error message display. Read More