Posted on 7/22/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Do-it-yourself videos have a knack for making everything look easy, but if you've ever tackled a project as a first-timer, you know it doesn't go the way they show it on YouTube. While it is possible to overcome unexpected difficulties, doing so as a first-timer is typically a long and frustrating process. Do you really want to go through all of this just to put in a new faucet?
Posted on 7/15/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
The drains in your home carry used water out of your home and to your septic system or the sewer drain line. If you don’t properly care for and maintain your drains, they can fail, which can cause nasty water backups. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how to properly care for their drains. Here are a few tips you can follow for proper drain maintenance:
Posted on 6/24/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Typically, when you need a sewer line repaired, the sewer line needs to be exposed in order to make the repair. This can involve cutting through a concrete slab or tearing up your yard. Accessing the sewer line can be one of the most laborious and expensive parts of the repair. Fortunately, there is now an alternative to regular sewer repair called trenchless sewer repair. Read on to learn everything you need to know about trenchless sewer repair, including the benefits.
Posted on 6/17/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
The estimated lifespan of a toilet is 50 years. However, many toilets need to be replaced sooner because the parts that make up the toilet fail before the porcelain fixture itself. Many homeowners are unsure when they need to or should replace their toilets. Here are a few signs you may need to replace your toilet.
Posted on 6/10/2019 8:25 AM By Steve's Plumbing
When the outdoor temperatures skyrocket, you expect your air conditioner to keep your home cool. To do this, you need to ensure your air conditioner is prepared for these summer months. Here are a few tips to help you get your air conditioner ready.
Posted on 5/20/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
When the summer heat arrives, there's nothing worse than flipping on your air conditioning and finding out it doesn't work. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to avoid such a scenario and make sure your air conditioning works. Here's a look at why your air conditioning needs to work this summer.
Posted on 5/13/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
A sink disposal is great if you generate a lot of kitchen scraps. You never have to worry about the garbage can starting to smell as it awaits trash day, and you don't have to worry about clogging your drain, either. This makes getting a disposal a simple decision. The only question is how to go about getting it installed.
Posted on 5/6/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
A water heater is one of the big workhorses of your home, but it's also one of the easiest to ignore. When it's well-maintained and running properly, it is almost silent. It's also typically stationed in a basement or utility room, so you don't see it every day. Despite all of this, it does require some maintenance.
Posted on 4/15/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Your water heater is an important appliance in your home. It is responsible for providing the hot water you need to shower, wash your dishes and clean your laundry. Unfortunately though, this important appliance does not last forever. There are many factors that affect just how long your water heater will last, including its size, brand, how often it is used and how well maintained it is. If your unit is nearing the end of its lifespan, it will give you signs that it may need to be replaced. Here are a few of the most common signs that it may be time to replace your hot water heater.
Posted on 4/8/2019 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
When there is a dripping faucet, this is an obvious water leak. To some, this may seem inconsequential; however, it is your money going down the drain. Wasting water is wrong. Besides being costly over time by increasing the water bills, conserving water is good for the environment.