Thinking About Tossing A Brick In The Toilet Tank? Think Again

Posted on: 26 September 2016

There are plenty of ways that water-conscious homeowners try to curb their water usage. Putting a brick inside the toilet tank happens to be one of those commonly touted water saving tactics. With the average toilet consuming 26.7 percent of the water used by a typical household, it seems like a smart strategy. However, it might not be as effective as you'd think. The Idea Behind the Brick in the Toilet Tank [Read More]

Resolving An Issue With Air In Your Water Well Discharge Pipes

Posted on: 10 August 2016

If you have a water well on your property, then you are living in one of the 15 million homes in the United States that relies on a well to supply water to the home. You then likely know that water moves from the well to your house with the assistance of a well pump. Most wells have submersible pumps that require very little maintenance. However, issues sometimes spring up with the pumps, and the presence of air in your water lines is one sign of a well pump problem. [Read More]

3 Things To Consider When Replacing A Trailer Toilet With A Standard One

Posted on: 21 June 2016

Do you live in a single-wide trailer? Are you itching to remodel your bathroom and wondering whether or not you can replace your low-grade, trailer-model toilet with a standard one from your local home improvement store? In most cases, yes you can, but there are some things you should keep in mind when doing so.  Be Sure To Measure Toilet Distance From Wall The standard distance between the back wall behind a toilet and the center of the toilet flange is 12 inches. [Read More]

Troubleshooting Common Plumbing Sounds

Posted on: 19 February 2016

If you have an inclination to blame those bumps in the night on the plumbing, you may be right. Plumbing can create some unusual sounds that can be downright frightening if you don't know where they are coming from. With a little detective work, you can find out if the sounds you are hearing really are coming from your pipes or if there is some other cause. Making a Connection [Read More]