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Toilet installation

We recently completed a toilet installation in a client’s home where the toilet wasn’t securely attached to the drain hole. Our customer had been using the toilet for over ten years, and I was surprised to see that the leak she called about was the first one she’d had. She had purchased the house with…

Toilet Repair

We count on our toilets to work every day, and you probably don’t give them much thought until something goes wrong. Unfortunately, the parts inside the toilet tank will eventually fail and need your attention. However, there are warning signs that allow you to catch some toilet problems early before they become expensive toilet repairs.  Following are five signs to watch for. Constantly Running Toilet A toilet that is constantly running usually has a worn out or damaged flapper, or a…

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…

7 Emergency 24-Hour Plumbing Tips

Plumbing emergencies happen, usually at the most inconvenient times. Pipes break, toilets overflow, sewage backs up, sinks and tubs clog; plumbing emergencies can be downright nasty to deal with. Having a few tools on hand and a little know-how can save you money and minimize damage to your home while you call a 24-hour plumbing…

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,…

010-Scottsdale-Feb-11-How-to-Unclog-a-Toilet

Dealing with a clogged toilet? What a messy job! The good news is that, while it’s definitely not a fun job, with a little practice, you can get most clogged toilets up and running in minutes, without flooding your bathroom. Above all, don’t try to unclog the toilet by flushing it over and over again….

emergency plumbing repair phoenix

Handling an emergency is never fun, and a plumbing emergency can be among the most unpleasant. Outside of the simple “ick” factor, plumbing emergencies can be expensive and can also cause a lot of damage to your home.   Being ready for a plumbing emergency is vital. Being prepared can save you thousands of dollars…

leaky toilet

You know how a toilet should work. You flush, the tank empties. It refills with clean water and stops running. What happens when the toilet water keeps running or runs intermittently? You might have a leaky toilet and it’s likely that you’re using more water than you’d expect. Did you know that as much as…

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