What is a rain leader?

A network of white pipes in a trench outside of a brick home

Using rain leaders to control rainwater on your property A rain leader is a pipe that collects the water discharged from your gutters and downspouts. It moves this stormwater away from your home.   What do rain leaders do? Stormwater management for homes centers around protecting your home from the disastrous effect that out-of-control stormwater creates.  Rain leaders are an … Read More

Did my plumber fix my sewer correctly?

Don’t let an untrustworthy plumber do an untrustworthy repair on your sewer Bad contractors are everywhere. No one wants to pay a great deal of money to be taken advantage of. Homeowners should be leery when it comes to large-scale home repairs. If you’ve ended up at this article, it’s probably because you’re having some doubts about your sewer repair. … Read More

Should I repair or replace my sewer?

When you are considering how to deal with sewer problems, you may wonder which course of action to take. Should you repair a part of your sewer, or should you completely replace it? This is a decision faced by many homeowners. Let’s take a look into both sewer service options and decide and help you see which fits best for your family.

The True Cost of a Sewer Replacement

A drawing of a bungalow style house with a repaired sewer in the front yard. There is a slight hump of dirt surrounding two cleanouts.

Are you considering replacing your sewer?  The cost of such an important – although not glamorous – home repair raises many important questions.  Which of the wide variety of plumbers and pricing available should you choose? Do you really need to have a complete sewer replacement done?  How do you choose a plumber to do your sewer replacement? What should you pay for your sewer replacement? We’re happy to help you answer all of these questions.

Are you using a plunger the right way?

a plunger next to a toilet is illuminated by a light shining down

If you have a bathroom, you probably have a plunger. Just because it’s a simple tool doesn’t mean it isn’t handy though. It also doesn’t mean that everyone knows how to use a plunger properly. Did you know that most people don’t know the way a plunger truly works, or how to use it when their toilet is clogged?

What should I do when my basement floods with sewage?

a sketch of a toilet on a tile floor in a basement, centered in a door frame in the foreground

Sewage backups are a disaster. But we don’t have to tell you that. If you’re experiencing one, there’s only one question on your mind. What should I do? It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the situation. Your basement or living area may be flooding. Stay calm, know that it can be fixed, and read on. We’ll teach you what to do when your basement floods with sewage.