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]

What To Do When Your Boiler's Condensate Pipe Freezes

Posted on: 19 February 2016

When your boiler stops working on a very cold day, there's a good chance the problem is due to a frozen condensate pipe. The condensate pipe is a tube that leads from the boiler to the outdoors. It is supposed to allow condensation from your boiler to travel outside. But when temperatures drop too far below freezing, water may build up in your condensate pipe and freeze, causing the condensation to leak back down into your boiler. [Read More]

Tips For Treating Common Hot Water Tank Troubles

Posted on: 18 February 2016

Your hot water heater should always produce water that is clean and free of any added contaminants. Unfortunately, as hot water heaters age, they can start to deteriorate, which may cause discoloration of the water and even bacteria growth. As a homeowner, it's important that you are able to recognize the signs of some of the more serious contaminations. It's equally important to understand how to deal with these problems, including when to call a plumber for help. [Read More]