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Plumbing Maintenance for Winter

Plumbing maintenance for winter in Scottsdale is relatively low key. The chances of frozen pipes or other plumbing issues due to harsh winters are low in Arizona. That said, there are a few things you should consider keeping an eye on during the chilly cold season months. Why is Plumbing Maintenance for Winter Important? We’re…

Standard Plumbing

Just stop by your local home improvement store over the weekend and you’ll see just how popular standard plumbing DIY projects have become. More and more people are looking for ways to cut home improvement plumbing costs. While there are a lot of jobs that are better left to qualified plumbers, there are standard plumbing…

Plumbing Maintenance

It’s important to have a routine seasonal plumbing maintenance schedule in place to ensure that your home’s plumbing system works efficiently year round. You’ll save time and money by avoiding the chances of a minor problem turning into a major expensive one. Season Plumbing Maintenance Tips There are several different maintenance considerations that come into play, depending on the…

DIY Toilet Drain 101

Oh, those dreaded toilet drain problems. You know what I’m talking about. You flush the toilet and watch the water start to rise up to the rim, or worse, over the rim and onto the floor. What a mess! If you are up to the task of dealing with this fairly common plumbing problem yourself,…

Creating a Plumbing Maintenance Routine

Most people don’t think much about a home plumbing maintenance routine until a problem pops up, whether it’s a clogged sink or a backed-up sewer line. However, your home’s plumbing system is a significant investment, accounting for up to 15 percent of your home’s value. When your home’s plumbing system is well maintained, you can…

Emergency Plumbing Repair Kit

Emergency plumbing repair can be expensive, but with the right tools, you may be able to take care of many clogs and leaks yourself. Clogged sinks and toilets, dripping faucets, and leaky pipes are all common home plumbing problems that a handy DIY homeowner could repair. When you need emergency plumbing repair, you may need…

What-Causes-Low-Water-Pressure

If you turn your faucet handles and notice that only a trickle of water comes out instead of a cascade, you have a low water pressure problem. Fortunately, troubleshooting the causes of low water pressure is fairly easy to do. First, you’ll need to determine if it’s a “whole house” problem or if it’s area…

DIY-Plumbing-in-Phoenix

According to Home Advisor, the average cost of a bathroom remodel is $9,285, with the majority of homeowners spending anywhere from $5000-$13,000 installing new fixtures, flooring and cabinets. Do your plans for this year include a DIY plumbing bathroom remodel? If so, here are a few tips to get you started. 1. Set a Budget…

ThreeEasyDIYProjects

Sometimes you want to try a DIY plumbing project before calling a professional. DIY plumbing projects can save you money if you have the time and the patience to get the work done right. The first step is knowing what you have the patience for and when you need to hire help. Give us a call,…

How to Clear a Drain Line

A clogged drain can bring your whole day to a halt, but clearing a drain line can be simple if you have the right tools. There are four different types of tools that you can use to clear a drain line. Tools Needed Fight clogs with these affordable and specialized plumbing tools. Plunger: This tool…

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