Plumbing & Drain Resources

Whether you’re in need of home improvement or you have a plumbing emergency – use our plumbing resources articles to understand the most common plumbing problems. These plumb problems may affect home owners and property managers alike. Some may need simple fixes while others require an overhaul of your pipes and drainage system. Before you call a plumber, take a look at our plumbing resources articles. This will help you familiarize yourself with what may be going on with your plumbing problem.

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Why Do Pipes Burst? Causes of Bursting Pipes.

Why Do Pipes Burst? Causes of Bursting Pipes.

When the temperature drops and the weather becomes frigid, many homeowners and business owners have a common fear: bursting pipes. But it’s not only cold temperatures that cause pipes to burst. So, why do pipes burst? There are a number of reasons why pipes inside a...

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Types of Plumbing Pipes in Your House

Types of Plumbing Pipes in Your House

Remember the days when you just turned on the water in your apartment, or parent’s house, and didn’t really have to think about where the water was coming from? Even better, if it happened not to come out of the faucet, you just let your landlord know or your parents,...

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Plumbing Priorities Before Leaving for Vacation

Plumbing Priorities Before Leaving for Vacation

Planning a vacation is stressful. Picking a place to go, booking hotel rooms, and figuring out an itinerary is usually the fun part of the planning process. Once all of the plans are set, then the real stress starts as you create all the to-do lists to prepare for the...

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Basic Plumbing Tools Every Homeowner Needs

Basic Plumbing Tools Every Homeowner Needs

If you own a home, there’s absolutely no avoiding plumbing problems. Oftentimes plumbing issues aren’t emergencies that require a professional plumber’s assistance. If homeowners have a tool kit with basic plumbing tools, they’re more than likely able to fix the...

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Top 5 Common Plumbing Myths

Top 5 Common Plumbing Myths

Adulting is difficult for all of us. We’re all out here trying to work, run a household, travel, and live our best lives. Who has the time to deal with plumbing problems? No one. However, we all end up dealing with avoidable plumbing emergencies because we believed...

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What’s the Difference Between Soft and Hard Water?

What’s the Difference Between Soft and Hard Water?

Everyone hears the term soft water, and also hears the term hard water, all the time. However, does anyone truly know what the difference is between soft and hard water? We just know there is a difference, and one is often better than the other for our plumbing. If...

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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes

How to Avoid Frozen Pipes

We often receive emergency calls about frozen pipes in winter. Shockingly, people enjoy cold temperatures and snow, but no one enjoys it when frozen pipes burst. We know everyone gets busy, but it’s important to know the steps on how to avoid frozen pipes.   3...

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Hot Water Not Coming Out of My Shower

Hot Water Not Coming Out of My Shower

One of the most shocking feelings in the world is stepping into your shower, after running it for a bit to get it nice and warm, and being hit with ice cold water. It messes with your body, and your mind. Then the fear sets in as you think “how much is this whole...

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Why Does My Toilet Keep Clogging

Why Does My Toilet Keep Clogging

It’s always a sensitive subject when people want the reasons behind their toilet clogging over-and-over. Most plumbers cringe when we are asked 'why does my toilet keep clogging'. Mainly it's because most homeowners don’t want to change their toilet habits. We are who...

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How to Unclog a Shower Drain

How to Unclog a Shower Drain

It isn’t always necessary to call a plumber for a stubborn shower drain clog. Oftentimes all it takes is one of, or a combination of, a few of the following tips to get your shower, and bathtub, draining effortlessly. Keep these tips handy when you run into a shower...

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When Do You Need to Rent a Plumbing Snake?

When Do You Need to Rent a Plumbing Snake?

Every homeowner should own, and know how to operate, a plunger. Most of us keep it right next to our toilet for those times when we flush and see the water rising. It only takes one time watching in horror as the contents of the toilet spill out onto the bathroom...

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Money Saving Plumbing Tips

Money Saving Plumbing Tips

Most homeowners work hard for their money, and the last thing any of us wishes to do is watch our money go down the drain because of a plumbing problem that could be avoided. It’s not hard to save when you’re well-informed about common plumbing issues and how to avoid...

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What to Do When Your Dishwasher Won’t Drain

What to Do When Your Dishwasher Won’t Drain

After a long day at work, you arrive home to handle after-work responsibilities. You put your keys and bag down, then you see it. The “clean” light on the dishwasher is still lit. Yep, not one person in the entire house has emptied out the clean dishes from the...

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How to Fix a Leaky Shower Head

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Head

Many of us take our showers seriously. One of the main reasons we take them as seriously as we do? When we’re under that stream of water pouring down from our shower head, it’s the only time we have to ourselves. We want to enjoy great water pressure flowing from that...

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What to Do When There’s a Plumbing Emergency

What to Do When There’s a Plumbing Emergency

Most people dream of owning a home. However, we’re not always told of the unsexy side of home ownership. The burst pipes, backed-up toilets, and plethora of plumbing emergencies. When the time comes, and we all know it’s a matter of when, not if, you’ll definitely want to follow these emergency plumbing tips!

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Understanding & Fixing Plumbing Noises

Understanding & Fixing Plumbing Noises

To diagnose noisy plumbing, it is important to determine first whether the unwanted sounds occur on the system’s inlet side-in other words, when water is turned on-or on the drain side.

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What to Do When Your Basement Floods

What to Do When Your Basement Floods

For many homeowners, there’s nothing scarier than a flooded basement. Whether your basement floods due to rain or because of a backed up drainage system, a flooded basement can be stressful and nerve wracking. So, what do you do when your basement is flooded? Motor...

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Signs of Damaged Pipes

Signs of Damaged Pipes

As a homeowner, you might think it’s easy to spot a damaged pipe but most homeowners don’t know what to look for. If you don’t know the signs of damaged pipes, you run the risk of creating further damage. When pipes are damaged, they start to decompose and it can...

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Hiring a Plumber for Home Renovations

Hiring a Plumber for Home Renovations

Plumbers are often associated with fixing a burst pipe, a leaky faucet, or toilet that won’t stop running. When it comes to home renovations, you should consider hiring a plumber for your home renovations before trying to do anything on your own. Why? We save you...

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Reasons Your Faucet is Dripping

Reasons Your Faucet is Dripping

Keeping your faucets in good condition is something that a lot of people simply neglect but it’s actually a very important component of keeping your home in good condition. Leaky faucets tend to cause a wide range of different issues such as unwanted noise that could keep you up at night and even raising your water bills significantly. In addition, a leaky faucet will often indicate a much more serious underlying issue that is best fixed as soon as possible so that it doesn’t cause long-term damage to your plumbing system.

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How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Garbage Disposal

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Garbage Disposal

A functional garbage disposal is an important part of any hygienic home. They should technically last up to 12 years if taken care of and maintained properly, but most people wouldn’t know how to diagnose garbage disposal issues and might end up neglecting this task, meaning that you could drastically shorten its lifespan. However, there are a couple of common signs that tell you that you need to contact master plumbing services in order to perform a proper garbage disposal repair or even a replacement should the unit be badly damaged or neglected beyond repair.

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What to Watch for with a Hot Water Tank Replacement

What to Watch for with a Hot Water Tank Replacement

Your water heater is made to last a very long time, but you have to maintain and service it on a regular basis to ensure that all issues are fixed quickly and efficiently. Most hot water heaters can easily last between 10 to 12 years, but it varies depending on how it’s installed and also how old it is when you first start using it.

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10 Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

10 Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

Plumbing emergencies in Roseville can occur when you least expect them. When you don’t act quickly, they can cause havoc in your home! So, here are the ten most common plumbing emergencies that you need to watch out for:

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