Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sewage or Septic Contamination What To Look For Before You Buy A House

May 26th, 2011|

Buying a house is a lengthy process. Potential buyers have a vision in their minds about the kind of house they want. They know what they are looking for and they have the upper hand because if they do not like a home, they can walk away.

It takes time and effort to find the perfect […]

Why a Gas Grill is an Important Part of Your Outdoor Room

May 20th, 2011|

Summertime is just around the corner.  As the temperatures rise, people are contemplating the end of school, days at the pool, and backyard get-togethers with friends.  These visions wouldn’t be complete without that checkered picnic tablecloth, ice cold lemonade, and something delicious cooking out on the grill.  If you are considering constructing an outdoor room […]

Can Your Toilet Paper Clog Your Toilet?

May 19th, 2011|

There is nothing quite as distressing as flushing your toilet and watching the water start to rise. A clogged toilet can cause a lot of damage, especially if it is not fixed quickly. There are many reasons why your toilet could be clogged. Small children have a tendency to flush things. Sometimes tree roots break […]

What Water Means To The World

May 13th, 2011|

An interesting article came out in Fast Company magazine about the water usage throughout the world, and what it means to our future.

As a green plumber, I consistently post information on water conservation, and how consumers and businesses can make changes now to begin conserving on a small scale. But after reading articles like this, […]

The History Of The Faucet

May 11th, 2011|

Have you ever turned on the water to fill your tub and wondered about the history of your faucet?

The faucet has an interesting history that traces back to ancient times. As early as 1700 B.C., plumbing and faucets were being used to control the water to fountains and private homes. The Romans utilized plumbing and […]

Things To Do Before You Call a Plumber

May 6th, 2011|

Murphy’s law tends to tell us that if something can break, it will, and it will do it at the worst possible moment.  Plumbing issues tend to follow this law.  No matter when your plumbing decides to malfunction, here are a few things you should do before you call the plumber.

1. Locate the problem – […]

Warning Signs That You Have a Mold Problem

May 5th, 2011|

Even the littlest chores can turn into huge projects if you ignore them for too long.

That little drip in the shower, the small leak behind the toilet, and even the crack in the outside water line can quickly puddle up, and begin spreading to places you can’t see. Then when you do attempt to fix […]