Archive for July 2020

5 Reason Why You Need A Whole House Water Systems

Are you considering installing a whole house water filtration system? There is nothing more essential to our life than water. We clean, shower, cook, clean our clothes, water our garden, and do much more with water. It’s not only important, it’s essential for our well being. Water is vital for good health. You show me…

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17 Plumbing Terms Every Homeowner Must Know

Plumbing terms

Every homeowner should know a few basic plumbing terms. You don’t have to be an expert but familiarizing with the lingo will make it easier for you to speak with a plumber when describing your problems. It could even empower you to make some minor repairs yourself. Like you’ll later find out, a little knowledge…

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Copper Pipes vs. PEX Tubing: Which Is Better?

Copper was and still is, the real deal when it comes to plumbing. It stands out as a top choice for water supply pipes for many reasons. It looks like soon cross-linked polyethylene or PEX for short, will nudge copper to the side. While copper still plays a vital role in water pipes for commercial…

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Top 6 Plumbing Myths Debunked

Plumbing Myths

The first plumbing myth is, “Homeowners can do their own plumbing.” There’s often a never-ending argument on several issues between plumbers and homeowners who believe they can be plumbers without the essential training. Some say that plumbing is easy and that anyone can do it, while others say, ‘Leave it up to the experts.’  Yes,…

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How To Quickly Recognize Sewer Leaks

All drains in your home lead out to the main sewer line. Your sewer main is not fitted with any alarms notifying you that it has a leak. You need to be aware of the signs that your sewer line is leaking. A Sewer leak repair requires the expertise of a seasoned plumbing technician. Some sewer…

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Top 6 Most Common Summer Plumbing Problems

Six Common Plumbing Problems

Talk of summer, and you immediately conjure the urge to go out and have fun. Trips to the beach, hiking, and maybe even a vacation out of town are all part of the summer experience. All these activities are in one way or another synonymous with summer. There’s a problem, though. Amidst all the summer…

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What Can I Expect From Video Camera Pipe Inspection?

Big Bs Plumbing - Video camer Pipe Inspection

Clogged drains come in all different shapes and sizes from minor sink and shower drains to kitchen drains. The most common clog is your toilet, and rightly so, your toilet drain is the most commonly used drainpipe in the house. Comparatively, your sewer line gets the heaviest use because all drain pipes in your home…

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When Is Hydro Jetting Necessary?

Truck Mounted Hydro Jetting Machine

The hydro jetter is, by far, one of the most common modern plumbing tools. The hydro jetter is the most powerful drain cleaning tool on the planet. It goes well beyond what any other drain cleaning auger could go. When is hydro jetting necessary and how does this powerful machine work? How It Works It…

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What It Takes To Find A Good Plumber

Planning To Replace There Copper Pipes

It doesn’t matter how good of a DIY you are; plumbing repairs come in all shapes and sizes, and at some point, you’ll have no choice but to hire a good plumber. It could be due to a simple yet urgent plumbing problem or a plumbing issue that’s just too complex for you to handle…

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