Keeping Up with Marco

How to Pick the Perfect Sump Pump

For many homeowners, a sump pump has saved them from thousands of dollars’ worth of water damage on more than one occasion. If you live in an area prone to basement flooding, your sump pump is a valuable tool when it comes to keeping your basement dry and your valuables safe.

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How To Detect a Water Leak in Your Home

Water leak detection is a service provided by just about every reputable plumber, but it’s also something you as a homeowner should keep in mind throughout the year. Even the smallest water leaks can end up costing thousands of dollars in excess water usage and water damage, so it makes sense that you’d want to pay [ … ]

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How to Know If Its Time to Purchase New Pipes

When your plumbing system is working the way it should, it’s easy to take it for granted. You just turn on a faucet or flush the toilet and then forget about it. However, when you have worn out pipes in your home, you can run into trouble. The issues can range from a minor annoyance to [ … ]

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How to Unclog Your Clogged Drain

Clogged drains can be some of the most unsettling plumbing issues a homeowner is likely to face. Not only are they frustrating, inhibiting your ability to use your home’s plumbing, but they also have the potential to cause damage to your pipes and your home. With a mildly clogged drain, you can usually DIY the solution [ … ]

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7 Tips for Thawing Frozen Pipes

Having frozen water pipes during an increasingly cold winter can be risky. As water expands in the pipes, it exerts pressure that can exceed 2,000 pounds per square inch. That is enough to burst a pipe spilling hundreds of gallons of water per hour, causing thousands of dollars in damage. If you’ve got a critical situation [ … ]

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5 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

Even though it seems like the toilets in your home are a great way to dispose of just about anything, that just isn’t the case. In fact, flushing anything other than waste and toilet paper can end up causing damage to your plumbing system or serious clogs that will require professional attention and cost a lot [ … ]

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For most homeowners, their bathroom knowledge begins and ends with what it is used for and how to use it. From a plumbing standpoint, you should probably have a basic understanding of how everything in your bathroom works to avoid problems in the future and save yourself time and money. A lot is going on in [ … ]

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Whether you are having a full renovation or just a few upgrades in your home, you want the finished product to align with the vision you have for the completed project. In rooms like the bathroom and kitchen, this means having plumbing fixtures that complement the space and make it something you can show off with [ … ]

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