Author Archives: Writer

Pivotal Moments in Plumbing History

History reveals that for the longest time, baths and toilets were reserved for the rich. But now, it would be absurd if homes in Columbus, IN didn’t have running water and other plumbing fixtures. We often take clean restroom facilities for granted, so it’s worth learning about all the trial and error that went into […]

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How Do Sump Pumps Work, and Which Type Do I Need?

If your basement floods every time it rains, that’s a sure sign you need a sump pump. The one-time installation cost is well worth it once you realize you’ll never have to worry about flooding again. From horsepower requirements to battery-operated backups, here’s everything you need to know before a Columbus, IN plumber installs a […]

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How Do You Back Up a Sump Pump?

After water floods into your basement, as a homeowner you are left with the cost of repairing water damage to your flooring, walls and furniture—not to mention the fact that you may lose valuables stored in your basement. If you have insurance, you may be spared the worst of the impact on your wallet. But […]

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What’s the Most Common Reason for Sump Pump Failure?

If your Columbus, IN home has a basement, it’s likely you have a sump pump. Although sump pumps are a safeguard against basement flooding, sometimes they fail to do their job and can even cause flooding issues. Understanding what a sump pump is and how it works allows homeowners to recognize failures as well as […]

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Should I Repair or Replace My Boiler?

When something goes wrong with a boiler, it’s always a stressful situation. Especially if you don’t have a plumbing contractor you trust, it can be difficult to decide whether to give up on a tired old appliance or to invest in boiler repair. When is repair worth it, and when is it time to move […]

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