Liquid Drain Cleaners: Not The Plumbers Of Choice

  We’ve all seen the commercials. For years, liquid drain cleaners have been telling us how great they are, how fast they work, and how much time and money you’ll save if you just call on a “liquid plumber” instead of a real plumber. Although liquid drain cleaners are what most people reach for, they…

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Sink Drains: When Plumbing Gets Hairy

“She asked me why, I’m a hairy guy” From the song ‘Hair’ performed by The Cowsills Does somebody in your household have lots of hair? Do they spend time during the day beautifying themselves in front of the mirror above the bathroom sink? Is someone you live with looking for the miracle cure for baldness?…

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Plumbing Systems Needa Backflow Preventers

Plumbing Issues Force Downtown Court to Close Early Thursday I saw this headline in the LA Times last month, and reading it and the accompanying blurb brought a plumbing issue to mind. What happened was that a drop in water pressure throughout the entire building caused some of the upper floors to have no water at all.…

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Labeling Your Plumbing Without Giving It A Complex

Getting under the cupboards in your kitchen and bathroom, or going to your basement or crawl space, and labeling your pipes is definitely the right thing to do. Your plumbing will not become paranoid or feel bad about itself if you label it, I promise. “Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’…

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