Hard-Water-vs-Soft-Water

When water falls as rain, it’s naturally “soft.” So how does water become “hard” before it flows through our faucets? As rainwater flows along the ground and into the lakes and rivers we get our water supply from, it picks up trace amounts of minerals along the way. Those minerals affect how the water feels…

Your-Guide-to-Comprehensive-Leak-Detection

There are few home plumbing problems as inconvenient and potentially detrimental as a leaky pipe. If left untreated, water leaks can lead to costly damage to floors, walls, and household belongings, as well as hefty water bills. Here is some information to help in your leak detection efforts so you can get it repaired promptly….

City-of-Phoenix-Plumbing-Code

Plumbing is easily the most complex facet of kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects and every city has its own plumbing code. The City of Phoenix uses International and Uniform Plumbing Code with a few amendments. The Phoenix Plumbing Code is intended to reflect the latest in technology and safety measures and following it will help…

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…

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….

Something as simple as a leak dripping from a pipe fitting can end up costing you thousands of dollars and throw your household into disarray for weeks. This is just one of many reasons why it’s so important to hire a highly qualified, licensed and insured plumber. Here are few tips to help you get…

Four Secrets to Fixing a Garbage Disposal 

Doing minor maintenance in your home can save you money and help prevent bigger problems from occurring. Generally, proper general care and maintenance of a garbage disposal will help prevent clogs, but they still may happen. A clogged garbage disposal is a hassle, but many times you can fix it yourself. Here are the steps…

If you aren’t excited about plumbing because it seems like a dangerous or unsanitary task, then you’re not alone. Fortunately, there are some plumbing basics you can learn to safely handle minor repairs. Doing these basic tasks on your own will not only save you money; but they will also help you fix small problems…

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