Home Plumbing

Plumbing

Your plumbing system is responsible for providing your home with clean water. Poorly maintained plumbing systems can lead to sewage and water contamination, which can cause serious health problems. Plumbing is one of the most important systems in your home; that’s why it’s important to have a good plumber.

The Basics of Plumbing

When a plumber comes to your home, you can expect them to assess the scope of the problem, give you an estimate, and either fix the problem on-site or return with the proper parts and equipment. Most plumbers also offer emergency services, so a professional can be on-site quickly if a pipe bursts or a toilet floods.

Repairing toilets and drains is only a small part of a plumber’s job. Plumbers perform tasks such as:

  • Dishwasher installation
  • Garbage disposal installation, repair, and replacement
  • Installation and replacement of plumbing fixtures
  • Pipe repair and replacement
  • Sewer and septic repairs 
  • Sewer line and water line replacement
  • Washer and dryer installation
  • Water heater installation, repair, and replacement

Whether you have a leaky sink or need to replace your entire bathroom, finding the right plumber is crucial. Professional plumbers should have a state license and liability insurance. You should also read online reviews and check reputable references to ensure that the plumber you hire is qualified.

If you are interested in learning more about local professional plumbing services and costs or want to find a contractor near you, check out the resources below.

running toilet

How to Fix a Running Toilet

Wondering how to fix a running toilet? Fortunately, there are a couple of simple causes with equally simple fixes.
replacing grout tile

5 Budget-Friendly Shower Updates

Tight on money? Here's how to transform the look and feel of your bathroom with these budget-friendly shower updates.
Hand holding up Kidde’s Water Leak and Freeze Detector

Kidde’s Water Leak and Freeze Detector Offers Peace of Mind

Prevent catastrophic home disasters and avoid high bills with the Kidde Smart Water Leak and Freeze Detector.
Hand holding up Kidde’s Water Leak and Freeze Detector

Kidde’s Water Leak and Freeze Detector Offers Peace of Mind

Prevent catastrophic home disasters and avoid high bills with the Kidde Smart Water Leak and Freeze Detector.

Ask Danny | Ep. 23: Dripping Faucets and Draining a Water Heater

Master plumber Artie McGowan is back to provide answers to more common plumbing problems, like dripping faucets and long waits for hot water.  

Ask Danny | Ep. 22: Low Water Pressure and Other Plumbing Predicaments (Part 1)

Master plumber Artie McGowan offers solutions to common plumbing problems, like low water pressure and clogged drains.

Water Ridge Toilets Review

Water Ridge Toilet manufacturing is contracted out to Costco, meaning that most of their product parts are sold throughout Costco. Water ridge toilets, on the other hand, do not represent Costco toilets....

Rheem Proterra vs Performance Platinum – Which Water Heater is Better?

All household water heaters must be Energy Star certified beginning in 2015. The Rheem Proterra and Performance Platinum water heaters are more efficient than regular models and should result in yearly energy...

Wave for Water With Kohler’s Touchless Faucet

Touchless faucets are nothing new, but now you can have that same technology in your home bathroom with the new Kohler touchless faucet.