Keeping Your Plumbing System Operational

Blocked Drain Cleaning

Blocked drains are a great inconvenience. With a little know-how, they can be unblocked without having to call in a plumber. When water in the sink, tub or bathroom drains more slowly than usual or does not drain it is a sign of blocking or clogging of the drainpipe. The following steps may help you unblock your drain: To unblock the drain you must have a plunger. If the sink has more than one drain make sure the other drains are plugged.   Read More...

Plumbing: Problems You May Encounter With Your Undersink Water Filter

If you are concerned about the quality of drinking water in your home, chances are you have considered installing an undersink water filter. These devices are an economical way to ensure that your loved ones are getting clean and safe water, without having to invest in a constant supply of bottled water. Nevertheless, just as most other devices, these filters can develop problems. Knowing what to expect makes you better placed at discerning whether you require the assistance of a plumber or not.   Read More...

Hot Water Systems: Troubleshooting a Boiler That Will Not Turn Off

If you live in an older residence, chances are your hot water system comprises a boiler. The older the boiler is, the more susceptible it is to problems that would indicate that it is succumbing to deterioration. One of the common problems is when your boiler loses its ability to turn off. This may ensure you have a constant supply of hot water but it will also translate in a significant spike in your heating costs.   Read More...