What Is Ghost Flushing?

A close-up of a toilet bowl in the middle of flushing.

If you’ve heard your toilet flushing on its own in the middle of the night or when no one else is around, you might think you’re being tormented by a ghost. The good news is that your house probably isn’t haunted. The bad news, however, is that you’re likely dealing with a plumbing problem that […]

Everything You Should Know About Backflow Prevention

A backflow preventation device that is red.

As a homeowner, you want your family to feel safe and secure at all times. When it comes to your plumbing system, however, it’s easy to forget that some issues can lead to harmful water contamination — such as backflow. Fortunately, backflow prevention devices allow us to avoid the dangers of backflow and protect our […]

Common Symptoms of Slab Leaks

Cracks in concrete filled with water due to slab leak underneath Toronto, ON home.

Your home is a haven, and you don’t want anything to damage it — least of all, a faulty plumbing system. Although everything might seem like it’s alright with your plumbing, when was the last time you checked for slab leaks? These leaks have a way of hiding right under your nose while causing an […]

5 Tips on How to Avoid Plumbing Problems

Woman using plunger to unclog blocked kitchen sink.

Although it may seem simple on the surface, the plumbing system in your home is vast and complex. From faucets and toilets to the sewer lines running beneath your house, there’s a lot to keep an eye on — and a lot that can go wrong if you’re not careful. Fortunately, you can take steps […]

What Is a Hydro Jet Cleaning?

A sink that needs hydro jet cleaning services in a Syracuse, NY home.

When you encounter a slow-moving drain in your kitchen or bathroom, it’s easy to sigh and reach for a chemical drain cleaner. However, these store-bought cleaners are rarely the best solution and can harm your pipes. A slow drain in one room can be a ‘heads up’ to a larger clog in the home’s main […]

Why Is My Kitchen Sink Water Pressure Low?

A woman cleaning dishes in a Rochester, NY home.

Have you turned on your kitchen faucet only to find a slow drip of water? This problem can appear seemingly out of nowhere, throwing your early morning routine or late-night meal prep session off course. When you have low kitchen faucet water pressure, it can be challenging to thoroughly clean your dishes — which is […]

Plumbers Are in High Demand: Why Becoming a Plumber Is a Great Career Choice

A plumber working in a Syracuse, NY home.

Whether you’re a recent graduate or looking for a career change, you might be wondering what it would be like to become a plumber. There are several reasons why becoming a plumber is a great career choice, from the security that a job in the trades provides to the wide variety of positions available. Are […]

What is Considered a Plumbing Emergency?

Couple on the phone with emergency plumber while holding buckets to catch water from leaking ceiling.

As a homeowner, any plumbing problem is cause for concern. Whether you’re dealing with something as small as a leak or as large as a water heater breakdown, knowing an emergency plumber is available to help provides you with peace of mind. But what is considered a plumbing emergency? And, until your plumber arrives, what […]