Plumbing Tips

Common Causes & Signs of a Sewer Line Blockage

Sewer blockage can be more than a smelly problem, with raw sewage backing up through drains. A sewer clog can cause damage to your home and lead to expensive sewer line repair or replacement. Here are a few common signs and causes of sewer line blockage. Clogged DrainsRead More >

Why Every San Antonio Home Should Have a Water Softener

Why does your San Antonio home need a water softener? The answer, in brief, is hard water. Our city’s hard water contains large amounts of calcium and magnesium ions, which can yield limescale and damage your home’s heating and plumbing systems. Hard water residue is also very hardRead More >

The Main Reasons Why Water Pipes Burst

Water pipes may seem like some of the most durable, disaster-proof parts of a home. But even these strongholds have the potential to crack under pressure. If they do, serious damage could be caused to your home. If you’re a San Antonio homeowner or renter, luckily you don’tRead More >

How Do Whole-House Water Filtration Systems Work?

If you’re like most homeowners, the cleanliness of the drinking water in your home is of primary importance to you. Did you know, however, that even water that has been treated by local water filtration facilities can still contain contaminants? What’s In Your Drinking Water? It’s normal forRead More >

What is Backflow Prevention Inspection?

Backflow is a very real potential health hazard that shouldn’t be ignored. Backflow is when non-potable water flows backward into the clean water supply. This phenomenon can occur as the result of a sudden change in pressure inside the pipes or because of a water main break orRead More >

10 Ways to Handle a Plumbing Emergency Until the Plumber Comes

Homeowners will have their fair share of plumbing issues; it’s a rite of passage and it can be a difficult experience. To save money, homeowners will try certain Band-aid and DIY hacks to stop a leaky sink or fix a clogged toilet, but doing so isn’t recommended. TheseRead More >

Prevent a Plumbing Disaster With These 8 Tips

Nothing can be more frustrating than a clogged drain or toilet. You rely on your plumbing for daily tasks like bathing, cooking, washing dishes, and even laundry. When something goes wrong, it can put a halt on your entire day. Although they’re sometimes unavoidable, many plumbing emergencies canRead More >

Are Liquid Drain Cleaners Safe to Use?

So your drain isn’t draining as fast as it usually does. It’s not fully clogged, you don’t notice any other signs of damage, and nothing strange is happening, but the water sticks around for longer than it reasonably should. What do you do? If you’re like most AmericanRead More >

8 Reasons You May Need Pipe Repairs

Texas homeowners are always mindful of the amount of water they use. None of us want to waste water unnecessarily. While it’s easy to take actions to eliminate our wasteful behavior, it’s not so easy to figure out why we’re using so much water when the source ofRead More >

8 Things Every Homeowner Can Do to Prevent Freezing Pipes

For a well-functioning and comfortable home during the winter, proper care and attention are due. Given the colder temperatures and increased use of your HVAC system, your home will be subject to some unique maintenance needs. Perhaps the biggest worry for a homeowner in the winter is theRead More >