Four Biggest Culprits for Clogged Drains

Written by Master Builder on . Posted in Clogged drain, Plumber, Septic disposal

Every homeowner has encountered the inevitable clogged drain. It’s tempting to fill your sinks and showers with Drano and to forget about them, but this comes at a high cost. Lye-based unclogging products eat away at glue holding your pipes together, and as the chemicals react with the other chemicals in your plumbing system, they can generate heat that results in any number of plumbing disasters. Here, we’ll look at four of the biggest causes of clogged drains, what you can do to prevent them, and how you’ll know when it’s time to bring in a professional.

Grease, Fat, and Oil

Plumbing experts agree that buildups of cooking grease and fat can cause major blockages in your kitchen draining system if they accumulate over time. It may be tempting to put all of your cooking leftovers down the garbage disposal, but unless you have a grease disposal, leftover fats f

4 Plumbing Repair Jobs You Shouldn’t Attempt Yourself

Written by Master Builder on . Posted in Clogged drain, Plumbing installation, Plumbing repair

Clogged drains
Plumbing repair is something that nobody wants to deal with, but they are a common problem. Indoor plumbing dates back to 2500 B.C. Since then you can imagine the amounts of issues many have experienced with plumbing issues. Roughly one out of 10 homes has leaks and these leaks waste about 90 gallons of water per day, but fixing these leaks could save homeowners around 10% total on their monthly water bills. Fixing small leaks within the home is not a big issues, however there are some issues that plumbing repair specialists should handle. Read below to see which popular jobs are best left to the professionals.
Water Heater
Plumbers should install water heaters. Residents shouldn’t attempt this by