October 4, 2017

Let the Sun Shine In! You may think you’ll keep heat in by covering your windows with thick drapes that act as an extra insulator against the cold outside. This is true — at night. But on a sunny afternoon, you can raise the temperature indoors naturally if you let UV rays inside. Open those drapes […]

September 18, 2017

Why schedule a furnace tuneup in advance, before problems pop up? Keep Your Family Safe and Warm Having a furnace fail in the middle of the coldest night of the year is miserable to think about, but it can happen. When your furnace is taxed to the limit and it’s not prepared to work overtime, […]

September 1, 2017

Some of the signs that you need new plumbing fixtures are minor and some are more serious. What should you watch out for? You Can’t Stay on Top of the Leaks How many times have you fixed a plumbing leak recently? If the faucet keeps breaking, maybe it’s trying to tell you something. Multiple leaks on […]

September 1, 2017

Unclogging a drain can be a challenge. It’s not as easy as pouring a jug of Liquid Plumr into the pipes and waiting for the magic to happen. Know the do’s and don’ts of unclogging a drain before you take on the challenge. You may be able to fix the problem on your own, without professional […]

August 1, 2017

Should you be trying harder to save water? Even though Salt Lake City residents have one of the lowest average water bills when compared to urban areas across the U.S., Utah is still the second-driest state and has the second-highest per capita water usage. A large portion of the cost of water is related to the cost […]

July 26, 2017

Drain cleaning rids your plumbing of all the built-up grease, minerals, food and any other substances inhibiting the flow of water out of your home. You could try to clear clogs on your own, or you could trust a professional — someone who has the training and experience to address plumbing issues correctly and safely. Signs of a […]

June 20, 2017

It’s normal for the average homeowner to experience a plumbing issue once or twice in their lifetime, and most of the time it isn’t serious. Armed with the essential materials to free up clogs and issues, the job can be performed pretty effortlessly. But what about slow draining pipes? Sometimes, this issue isn’t as easily fixed. […]

May 24, 2017

Are noisy pipes normal, or is something is wrong with your plumbing? What’s the cause of the rattling, banging and clanging, and what can you do to fix it? Noisy pipes have three common causes. The “Water Hammer” Effect The “water hammer” noise is caused when water is rushing along at high speed, then all […]

May 1, 2017

Knowing whether to repair or replace your broken water heater can be difficult. You want to get the most out of your appliance, but you don’t want to spend money to fix it if it’s not going to last much longer anyway. Water heater issues almost always pop up for homeowners at some point, and once […]