1. Five Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Tank Style Water Heater

    I am a firm believer that, after learning my lesson in life again and again, it is better to be proactive rather than reactive-- and my plumbing is no exception. Overcoming an emergency plumbing issue is a lot more challenging than planning for an inevitable event. Think of it like this-- knowing th…Read More

  2. Hybrid Water Heaters

    Hybrid Water Heater aka Heat Pump Water Heater  If you have an electric water heater, then I have some great news for you- there's hope for your electric bill! Did you know that a standard tank style water heater uses more energy than a refrigerator, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer combined? …Read More

  3. Pumpkins and Plumbing

    Plumbing Tips for a Spook-less Halloween  Let’s keep this Halloween all treats and no tricks by avoiding a call out the plumber for a stoppage at your kitchen sink. Carving pumpkins with our families can be incredibly fun, and incredibly messy, and it is often tempting to put all that gunk right …Read More

  4. All About Insinkerators

    How Much Horsepower Is Needed? This question is fair and your preferences will mostly depend on your lifestyle. But, let’s first cover some basics on garbage disposals and horsepower. If you’re in the market for a new disposal because yours is leaking or just doesn’t perform the way you need i…Read More

  5. Avoiding a High Water Bill

    Avoiding a High Water Bill To all of the new members of the Phoenix community, welcome! We’ve all heard it’s hot, but moving to The Valley can come with many surprise expenditures if you’re not prepared. What you may have not been expecting are added costs like higher water bills and extreme e…Read More

  6. DIY Plumbing Checkup

    DIY Plumbing Checkup  If you’ve been following us for any time at all, then you’ll know that I am adamant about being proactive rather than reactive. Planning a maintenance checkup versus being surprised with huge repairs and emergency expenses is always the route I will gladly take. During my …Read More

  7. What’s That Smell?

    What to Do When You Have A Sewer Smell Although sewer odors are a common household issue, your first instinct might be to move on out. Your second thought may be to call 911 and verify that your house was built on an old cemetery because the smell is awful, but don’t be scared or pack your bags ju…Read More

  8. Myths About Grease and Your Drain Line

    Grease Does Not Belong in Your Plumbing   We clear grease stoppages daily on both residential and commercial properties and this is a stoppage that can be easily prevented. At the time, it may seem convenient to put grease down your kitchen line after cooking up a batch of bacon or frying somet…Read More

  9. Plumbing Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

        Avoid a flood and travel with peace of mind using these simple tips to prep your home for your next vacation.     We all worry about our homes when we are away: is it safe, did anyone break-in, did I leave the stove on, is the shower leaking? Vacationing is supposed to be stress…Read More

  10. Plumbing Tips for the Hot Phoenix Summer

    The summertime in Phoenix is no joke, and although most of us locals are acclimated and know what to expect, The Valley is quickly growing with new desert dwellers who might find themselves in for a bit of a surprise. Whether you’re ready for it or not, the heat won’t hold back on doing its best…Read More