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Plumbers Cost Money – Why We’re Worth It

 |  Blog, Plumbing

Everything costs money, and “you get what you pay for” is applicable when considering the cost of a plumber. However, it is possible to find a balance between expertise and expense when it comes to hiring a plumber. Often a plumber is called in for a plumbing emergency, or even a plumbing disaster. When this happens a rushed and desperate

The result of common plumbing problems in old homes

Common Plumbing Problems in Older Arizona Homes

 |  Blog, General Home Care, Plumbing

Although they often have undeniable charm and a certain amount of character, older homes come with their own unique challenges. Some of these simply relate to the more significant upkeep homes require as they age, while other issues relate directly to America’s ever-changing building practices. One of the most common is plumbing problems. While plumbing often presents a challenge in

Frustrated woman trying to fix kitchen drain in Gilbert AZ

How to Recognize the Signs Something’s Wrong with Your Drain

 |  Blog, Plumbing

Drain health is one of those things we tend to not think about until there’s a problem. You probably have some vague ideas about proper drain treatment – don’t wash oily substances down the drain, don’t put bones in the disposal – but beyond that, you and your drains tend to coexist without much thought. That all changes the moment

Man in shower being knocked back by high water pressure from the shower head

The Benefits of a Good Water Pressure Regulator

 |  Blog, Plumbing

Water pressure tends to be something we don’t think about unless there’s something obviously wrong, such as when the water comes dribbling out of your shower or kitchen faucet, or blasts through like it’s a fire hose. In reality, high water pressure doesn’t always look like that scene from “Seinfeld,” when the water pressure practically knocked Kramer out of the

clean drinking water

How Clean Is Your Drinking Water?

 |  Plumbing, Water Treatment
Even with 15 percent of Americans getting their drinking water from private wells, U.S. public water systems deliver more than 44 billion gallons of water every day to homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses. The majority of this water originates from surface water sources, such as lakes and rivers. Groundwater pumped from wells provides the rest. Before it reaches your home
Glass of clean water & glass of dirty water

What You Need to Know about Arizona’s Drinking Water

 |  Plumbing, Water Treatment

For the most part, the quality of Arizona’s drinking water is pretty solid. For example, we don’t have the lead issues found in Flint and at least 32 other American cities. Our main water worries revolve around taste and water hardness, though Arizonans have one additional worry that is found across the country, and that is pharmaceuticals commonly found in

Yellow toy man with toy plunger

How to Fix a Clogged Toilet

 |  Plumbing

There is one thing about adult life that everyone dreads: a clogged toilet. Whether you are a homeowner or renting an apartment, the clean-up from a clogged toilet is the same. Here are some helpful tips for the do-it-yourselfer who is facing the rising tide of toilet water. Analyzing the Problem Through the years, We’ve discovered that sometimes the toilet

Water shut off valve

How to Shut Off Water Valves

 |  Blog, Plumbing

You know how to shut off your water, right? Knowing how can certainly come in handy. Especially if you need to repair a leak. You’ll also need to shut off your water before changing a faucet or installing a new sink. Every home’s plumbing is a little different, but there are three main stages you can control your water supply