5 DIY Plumbing Projects You Can Do At Home

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What better way to connect with your home than through a few plumbing projects? For many homeowners, being a DIY aficionado is built into your blood. Fortunately, there are plenty of home improvement plumbing projects available for you to do that can quench your thirst and improve your home’s plumbing systems as well.

Common Causes of Low Water Pressure—And How to Fix Them

Low water pressure coming from showerhead in Rochester, NY home.

Low water pressure is a common problem for homeowners and usually occurs at the worst possible times. No one wants to miss out on the comfort of a post-work shower or be forced to take an extra 20 minutes washing dishes. Fortunately, there are a few easy explanations for your lack of water, and following […]

All You Need to Know About Drain Excavations

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You take pride in making your home look good both inside and out. So, when you discover that you need a drain excavation, you might be reluctant or even adamant against allowing a plumber to dig around your yard. 

Do I Need a Backup for My Sump Pump?

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As the basement watchdog, your sump pump needs to be prepared for a flood at any moment. But during a storm, anything can happen and impact your sump pump’s ability to keep your basement or crawl space dry. Expect the unexpected and install a water-powered or battery backup for your sump pump as soon as […]

Why You Need to Flush a Water Heater Annually

Why You Need to Flush a Water Heater Annually In several ways, a water heater acts as the heart of your home. Your home needs a water heater that works efficiently to heat the water you use, from taking warm showers, doing the dishes, and running laundry. Water heater maintenance will become more crucial than […]

5 Places to Check for Hidden Leaks

5 Places to Check for Hidden Leaks Water leaks can be caused by a variety of factors and must be addressed as soon as possible to avoid serious damage to the home’s foundation and overall structure. One problem homeowners face in dealing with frustrating water leaks is that the leaks are often hidden and go […]

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter Homeowners often take for granted that their pipes will remain in good working order all year long. However, there are certain times throughout the calendar year where external factors can cause your pipes to burst and lead to an untold amount of water damage. In these cases, your […]

What Is a Sump Pump and Why Do You Need One?

What Is a Sump Pump and Why Do You Need One? Imagine this: An unexpected, powerful storm descends over your city. Rain pummels your home and leaks into your basement. As a result, water damage wreaks havoc on your home, furniture, and belongings. It’s a nightmare! Whether or not you live in a flood-prone location, […]

What are the Pros of a Tankless Water Heater?

What are the Pros of a Tankless Water Heater? Discovering the pros of a tankless water heater installation can help you decide if this type of water heater is a good option for your needs. When compared to water heaters with storage tanks, tankless water heaters have a lot to offer, from significant energy savings […]

5 Essential Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

5 Essential Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter For homeowners looking to travel this winter, leaving your heater turned on and a few faucets running while you’re away might just save you from dealing with the headache and frustration—not to mention expenses—caused by frozen pipes. No one wants to come home to such an […]