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How Can I Tell if My Sump Pump Isn’t Working Properly?

While water in your basement is a sure sign that your sump pump isn’t working, how can you tell if your sump pump is working efficiently? On a sunny day, an inefficient sump pump really isn’t a problem. On days where the rain won’t seem to let up, however, you could be unexpectedly surprised by […]

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Why Does Soft Water Feel Slimy or Slick in the Shower?

If you have a water softener system in your home, you’ve probably noticed how the water feels extra slimy or slick when you’re in the shower. It’s hard to imagine water feeling, well, wetter—but that’s exactly the sensation you might experience when you install a water softening system. Read on to brush up on your […]

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Terrific Tips for Sewer and Drain Line Cleaning

Have your drains been sluggish lately? It’s probably time to clean them out. While you can always call a plumber to get the job done, you might be able to do some of the cleaning on your own. When your drain lines start smelling odd or making unusual noises, it’s time to clean them. Staying […]

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How Often Should Sewer Lines Be Cleaned?

Your sewer line is the connection from your home’s entire plumbing system out to the city sewer system or your septic tank. So, as you can imagine, it’s a main component of your plumbing system. Unfortunately, these lines can get clogged up from time to time, leading to significant plumbing problems. To prevent clogs (and […]

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How Do You Maintain a Sump Pump?

Because it’s tasked with expelling water from a home’s foundation, a sump pump is crucial in reducing the risk of flooding. Because they’re situated below a home, a sump pump is often out of sight and out of mind. It shouldn’t be, though! Every homeowner should perform some basic maintenance to ensure their sump pump […]

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