Posts in the Plumbing Category

What You Need Know About Your Grand Rapids Home Plumbing System

Plumbing, What You Need To Know Grand Rapids Michigan A home is an integrated system. There are many systems that power a home. Without a single system functioning properly, things are likely to go wrong. The house will automatically become inhabitable. The plumbing system is among the vital systems in every house. Homeowners need to […]

10 Home Plumbing Problems (and How to Fix Them)

What’s the last thing you want to hear with a house full of guests and breakfast cooking on the stove? “Oh no!! The toilet’s overflowing!!” You rush upstairs in your slippers with your trusty plunger in tow only to realize on your 40th compression that this may be a bigger problem than you thought. Plumbing […]

Frozen Pipes

Frozen Pipes: A Midwinter’s Nightmare Few words strike fear into a Michigander’s heart like “frozen pipes.” The inconvenience, the mess (the headache!), and the cleanup afterwards…Is there anything worse?! Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to minimize the risk of frozen pipes and the havoc burst pipes can cause. An Ounce of Prevention […]

Summer Plumbing Tips

Ah, sweet summertime. The season of barbeques, baseball, and…backups! Like most Michiganders, there’s probably a direct correlation between the “busyness” of your household and the rise in temperature. More time outdoors, trips to the beach, and weekend cookouts not only keep you up and running, but keep your plumbing system running too. Here are some […]

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heaters…An Efficient Oxymoron! Conventional Water Heaters…A Thirsty Monster If you’re like most of us, the term “water heater” conjures images of a bulky, probably rusty (and perhaps leaky) piece of equipment stashed away in a closet or basement. And, unless you’re the victim of frequent cold showers, it’s unlikely you give your water […]