General Plumbing Myths to Discover

General Plumbing Myths to Discover How much do you know about your plumbing system? And what if what you may believe to be true could, in fact, be false? There are lots of popularly held myths and beliefs that people have that just aren’t so. Try answering these true or false questions to see just…


DEFENSE: Protecting Your Pipes During Super Bowl LI

DEFENSE: Protecting Your Pipes During Super Bowl LI Halftime Flush, Fact or Fiction? If you are a Super Bowl fan, then you have probably heard that thousands of spectators who are watching the game at home will flush their toilets at the same time during Half Time. Some of these stories are true because several…


Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes in Your House

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes in Your House You do everything that you can to protect your home, but when the temperatures drop in the winter, new risks present themselves. It doesn’t have to be that cold outside for your pipes to freeze, which could cause serious damage to your home and your belongings if they…


Smart Ways to Cut Energy Costs in the New Year!

Smart Ways to Cut Energy Costs in the New Year! Energy costs seem to always be on the rise, and it makes sense to cut costs wherever possible. One way to reduce expenses is to cut down on your energy costs. The price you pay varies from month to month, but the fact is that…


Don’t Ruin Your Holiday Season: Avoid These Plumbing Headaches

Don’t Ruin Your Holiday Season: Avoid These Plumbing Headaches The holidays are upon us, which means enjoying family dinners, relaxing with your loved ones and ringing in the New Year while looking back on everything we have to be thankful for. The holidays are not for worrying about plumbing problems, dealing with burst pipes or…


Setting New Year’s Resolutions

Setting New Year’s Resolutions With the year dwindling to a close, many people are engaging in self-reflection. They are thinking about all of the things they have accomplished and what more they could have done. Many will reflect on issues relating to self-control, such as weight loss or kicking an old habit, like smoking. However,…


5 Maintenance Tips to Prevent Water Heater Trouble in Fall & Winter

5 Maintenance Tips to Prevent Water Heater Trouble in Fall & Winter There are five things that you should do every fall and winter to get your water heater ready for the coming months, but if you aren’t sure where to start, it can seem like a very daunting DIY project. But these maintenance steps…


Crucial Information About Drain Cleaning Season You Shouldn’t Ignore

Crucial Information About Drain Cleaning Season You Shouldn’t Ignore As you prepare your home for the fall and winter season, don’t forget to pay specific attention to your drains. Drain cleaning is a vital part of your fall home preparation. The reason we say that fall is drain cleaning season is because it’s a convenient…


Adopt-a-Dog Month

Adopt-a-Dog Month The month of October is Adopt-A-Dog Month, a month dedicated to encouraging people into adopting and rescuing a dog at their local animal shelter. There are many great reasons why you should adopt, rather than buy, a dog at your local shelter. You can also visit your local animal shelter and learn more…


5 Ways You Can Be a Difference Maker During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

5 Ways You Can Be a Difference Maker During Breast Cancer Awareness Month Have you been noticing a lot of pink lately? It’s because pink is the internationally recognized symbol of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which happens every October. During this month fundraisers and awareness campaigns are scheduled in many cities across the country…