Why Does My Plumbing Sound like a Foghorn?

If your plumbing sounds like a foghorn, something is likely amiss. It could be something major or minor depending on where the sound is coming from. You need to get it checked to get rid of the humming loud sound and avoid any damage to your plumbing. Here are some reasons that explain why your … Read more

What Is a Manifold in Plumbing?

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably don’t think about your plumbing much until there’s a problem. But plumbing is actually a critical part of your home, and it’s important to know how it works. One important component of your plumbing is the manifold. In this post, we’ll explain what a plumbing manifold is and … Read more

What Is a Drain-Waste-Vent System (DWV)?

Reviewed by: Hady Makhmalbaf Ph.D., PE, Sr. Mechanical Engineer A DWV, or drainage, waste, and vent system assists in moving wastewater out of your home and preventing sewage backups. Understanding how the DWV works and what components are involved can help you troubleshoot any problems that may occur with your own plumbing. In this blog post, … Read more

5 Tips to Organize your Plumbing Jobs

Running a plumbing business can be chaotic and overwhelming. With multiple clients, deadlines, and tasks to keep track of, it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks. But what if there were ways to streamline your operations and keep your plumbing business running like clockwork? In this post, we’ll discuss some tips on how … Read more

Toilet Heights: A Beginner’s Guide

One of the most overlooked aspects when designing a bathroom is selecting an appropriate toilet height. Choosing the right toilet height can be especially tricky, as comfort and functionality vary greatly depending on your size and shape. Learn how to pick the perfect toilet seat for your home with this beginner’s guide that outlines important … Read more

Can a Clogged Drain Cause a Leak?

Have you ever noticed a puddle of water around your sink or bathtub? If so, it could be a sign that you have a leaking drain. But did you know that the source of the leak may actually be a clogged drain? That’s right: A clogged drain can cause leaks in your plumbing system and … Read more

What Drain Cleaner is Safe for Septic Systems?

It’s important to take the right precautions when using drain cleaners in order to ensure that you are not damaging your septic system. Not all drain cleaners are safe for use with septic systems, so it’s important to know which ones will work best and won’t cause any damage. In this blog post, we will … Read more

Is It Bad to Put Hair Down the Drain?

Hair is something that everyone has, and it can be tempting to just let it wash down the drain when you’re in the shower or in front of the sink. But is that really a good idea? Let’s take a look at whether or not it’s bad to put hair down the drain. The effect … Read more

What is HVAC? A Guide for Beginners

If you’re new to the world of HVAC, it can all seem a bit overwhelming. But don’t worry – we’re here to help! In this blog post, we’ll give you a beginner’s guide to HVAC systems and explain what they do, how they work, and some of the key terms you need to know. So … Read more

How to Unclog Your Toilet With Baking Soda

In case of an emergency, knowing how to unclog a toilet is important. But what if you don’t have a plunger? Or what if you tried using a plunger, and it wasn’t getting the job done? That’s where baking soda might come in handy. This simple and inexpensive method can help you get your toilet … Read more