Preventing Plumbing Problems

Preventing Plumbing Problems

  • Got Hard Water? You'll Likely Need a Drain Cleaning Service

    When you move to a new home or apartment, one of the first things you're likely to notice is how the water is different. If you've moved to an area that draws its water supply from somewhere other than where you were before, then you could experience hard water for the first time. Hard water is just water that has a higher quantity of calcium and magnesium in it than so-called soft water.

  • They're Full Again? 4 Reasons Your Septic Tank May Need To Be Pumped More Often

    There may be nothing worse than septic problems right after you have the system serviced. Unfortunately, that happens more often than you might think. If you're like most people, you think that having your septic tank pumped will eliminate any problems you've been having with the system. That's not necessarily the case. You see, emptying the tank will remove the waste, but it won't cure more deeply rooted septic problems you might be dealing with.

  • 4 Things Your Septic Service Company Does Not Want to See You Flush and Why

    When you live with a municipal sewer system, everything you flush goes straight to the treatment plant and is never seen again. When you have your residential septic tank pumped, however, everything you ever flushed is still there, buried beneath the muck. There are a few things the team doing the work does not want to encounter.  1. Floss: Your dentist may recommend flossing after every meal, but he never said to flush the used dental floss.

  • Why It's So Important For The Septic To Be Pumped On A Schedule

    If you have a septic system on your property, you will want to make sure that you are having the septic tank pumped out on a schedule. Depending on the size of the tank itself and how many people are living in your home, you might find that this may mean that you have to have it pumped every two years or even every four years. Do not let that slide though.

  • 4 Tips To Help You Deal With Septic Tank Problems Due To Overburden And Undersized Systems

    If you rely on a septic system, the problems with your tank can back up into your household plumbing and lead to damage to your home. Therefore, you probably want to know what can be done to reduce these problems and improve your septic system. The following tips will help you deal with septic tank problems due to overburden or an undersized system. Reduce the Overburden from Your Tank by Recycling Greywater from Appliances

  • About Me

    Preventing Plumbing Problems

    It isn't always easy to know where to start when it comes to household maintenance, but a few years ago I realized I needed a new septic system. We were having a problem with our drains draining properly, so we turned to some experts for some help. They walked us through every aspect of the plumbing process, and within a few days, we were having a brand new septic tank installed. It was great to see just how much better things ran when the septic was working, and this blog is evidence of how much something like that can help.