How to Find an Underground Sprinkler Valve

Hide-and-seek is a fun game to play with a kid – but not when it comes to finding the sprinkler valve of your home’s sprinkler system. While some systems have above-ground valves, it’s more common for the valves to be placed below ground. So if your sprinkler system isn’t working properly, you may need to […]

Common Plumbing Issues and How to Fix Them

On average, homeowners call for professional plumbing repair once every three years. Obviously, some households require plumbing service far more often. An old house, for example, likely has old plumbing that requires more frequent repairs. A residential plumbing system is far more intricate than most people imagine; it is not just pipes and water or […]

Five Signs That You Need a New Water Heater

Your home’s water heater is not designed to last forever. Despite the advances to water heater technology, today’s top systems do have a finite lifespan. For most water heaters, the lifespan tops out around 10 years. Once you hit that mark, you’ll start to notice decreased efficiency and constant symptoms, including odd noises or plumbing […]

How to Install a Garbage Disposal

Your average garbage disposal is designed to last for 12 years, give or take. Now, this lifespan can vary depending on a few factors, including the quality of the unit, appropriate maintenance, and professional installation. It’s highly likely you’ll need to replace a disposal within your lifetime, whether it’s the garbage disposal in your current […]

Three Reasons to Do Maintenance on Your Plumbing

Your home’s plumbing system is a bustling network of pipes, drains, and flowing water or waste. It’s a system that is both intricate and simple, yet requires extensive work and craftsmanship to function properly. On occasion, you’ll have to pay for repairs. It’s unfortunate but inevitable. Of course, you can reduce the need for repairs, […]