How to Use a Plunger to Unclog a Toilet or Drain

Homeowner plunging toilet

Every kind of plumbing problem is inconvenient. However, no issue is more frustrating — and more capable of getting in the way of your daily routine — than a clogged drain or toilet. This particular dilemma usually makes it impossible to use the affected plumbing fixture. One way to fix this problem once and for […]

5 Common Places Leaks Love to Hide

A woman checking a water leak in a Houston, TX home.

Some plumbing leaks are obvious because you can hear them dripping behind your walls and see the water collecting on the floor. However, not all leaks are easy to spot — especially the smaller ones. Unfortunately, even minor leaks can waste multiple gallons of water a day, causing unexpected damage and wreaking havoc on your […]

What Is Considered a Plumbing Emergency?

A woman cleaning up a plumbing leak and calling for emergency plumbing services in Houston, TX.

Almost all plumbing problems happen when we least expect them to. Nonetheless, it can sometimes be difficult to know which plumbing services can be saved for regular business hours and which issues need to be addressed as soon as possible. If you’re unsure when to call emergency plumbers for assistance, let’s go over what is […]

DIY Gutter Repairs to Improve Drainage and Water Runoff

There are many things you can do to prevent moisture and flooding in your home, but one of the best things you can do is improve drainage by inspecting and fixing your gutters. Fixing your gutter leaks and other related issues will also prevent water from running down the side of your house, which causes […]

10 Gutter and Downspout Runoff Drainage Tips

Bad drainage puts your home at risk for serious water damage. Even if you have a sump pump installed, water can get into your home’s basement if you don’t have effective gutters. A proper roof runoff system diverts the flow of water away from paved areas and toward storm drain systems – and most importantly, […]