Are Green Drain Cleaners Safe?

April 7th, 2015|

There’s a funny thing about buzz words – once a word gains traction, everyone quickly adapts it as if it were there own. Case in point … the word “green”.

Today everyone wants to jump on the environmental bandwagon and create a green product. You’ll find it in just about every industry. After all, we all […]

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Should You Have A Sewer and Drain Camera Inspection?

January 31st, 2015|

If you’ve ever had a home with a sewer malfunction, you know the process is anything but fun. Raw sewage entering your home, sometimes even into your living space can take weeks to recover from.

But even if you’ve repaired your sewer line in the past, plumbing is an ever-changing system throughout your home. Problems will […]

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How Toilet Paper May Be The Cause Of Your Plumbing Problems

January 29th, 2015|

Have you walked down the toilet paper aisle at your favorite store lately? Shelf after shelf is lined with promises of softness, thickness, and a great quilted feeling you’re sure to love. You can go generic, you can go earth-friendly, you can go with a top name brand. You can choose a four pack, a […]

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Tips For A Healthy Septic System

December 20th, 2014|

Does your home operate with a septic system? If so, its important to provide regular maintenance to keep everything running efficiently, and avoid bigger problems down the road.

How often a system should be pumped depends on a number of factors:

The size of the tank
The number of people using the tank
How many gray water producing appliances […]

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Can You Put Drano Down The Toilet?

December 17th, 2014|

Drano is one of the oldest, longest selling drain cleaners on the market today. Invented in 1923, its original slogan promised “Once every week, Drano in every drain”.

But is that still the case today? And more importantly, is Drano the best solution when your toilet has a clog?

Mixing Cleaners

Lets start with the most important, mixing […]

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What Inspection Camera Technology Does For Drain Cleaning

September 24th, 2014|

Today’s technology has changed every industry in our society, and plumbing is no exception. Drain cleaning cameras and inspection technology helps us in three distinct ways:

Before drain cleaning, it helps us locate and determine the extent of the problem, and define the course of action
During drain cleaning, it allows us to determine progress
After drain cleaning, […]

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Sewer Line Backed Up? Here Are The Warning Signs

September 20th, 2014|

In very few cases, a major home repair emergency happens without warning signs. We may choose to ignore them. Or in many cases, we simply may not know what to watch for.

When it comes to a sewer line backup, you’ll never find an emergency that didn’t give warning signs first. It’s a gradual process that […]

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The 3 Things You Should Stop Flushing Down The Toilet Today

August 1st, 2014|

We’re a nation of convenience. We always have something on our plates, some place to go, something to do. And because of it, we’re always looking for products that make our lives just a little easier.

That’s how baby wipes were invented. What could be more convenient than having clean flushable wipes for keeping messes off […]

What Is A Plumbing Vent?

May 7th, 2014|

In our modern day plumbing system, a plumbing vent, or drain waste vent is the part of the system that removes sewage and greywater from the building and regulates air pressure in the pipes to facilitate flow. All fixtures and appliances must contain a trap to prevent sewer gases from leaking back into the house. […]

Are You Covered For Sewer Backups?

April 9th, 2014|

Picture this. It’s a torrential downpour once again here in Colorado. Unfortunately, its been repeating the afternoon downpour for several days in a row. Your system simply can’t handle any more. So this new burst of rainwater overwhelms your home’s sewer system or your sump pump. You come home in the evening to raw sewage […]

The Plumbing System – Beyond Your Home

April 5th, 2014|

When you hear the word plumbing, chances are you think of the internal water system working throughout your home. But in reality, plumbing is a whole lot more.

The entire water system – from drinking water to waste water – is an intricate system that gives us our modern day society. Pipes? Water mains? Sewer systems? […]

Is Your Sewer Clogged?

April 2nd, 2014|

One of the most important aspects of home maintenance, yet oftentimes overlooked, are sewer lines. Clogged sewer lines can lead to major repairs that can be extremely inconvenient and expensive. At its very early symptoms, find out if your sewer is clogged to avoid damage and repair costs. Here are a few tips on how […]