Indications of a Sewer Backup

It is officially autumn in Auburn! October is our rainiest month, and that can overload sewer lines. Cool temperatures, possible tree roots inside pipes, and existing clogs in your lines can further aggravate conditions. The result is a possible sewage backup in your home. A sewage backup can mean extensive, costly damage to your home…


Why Consider a Tankless Water Heater?

Water heaters typically come in two varieties, tankless and traditional. A traditional water heater heats stored water in a large tank so that it is ready for usage. A tankless option heats water on-demand as water flows through various pipes to its final destination. Tired of running out of hot water? With tankless water heaters,…


Benefits of Solar Water Heaters

It’s no surprise that it takes a lot of energy to heat the water in your home. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, nearly 18 percent of your home’s energy use goes toward heating water. If you’re looking to reduce energy use and save money, consider switching to a solar water heater in your…

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Garbage Disposal Maintenance Tips

  Garbage disposals are a critical element in your kitchen, however, they often get neglected from proper maintenance. Small appliances, like your garage disposal, can become quite hassle when it breaks down or starts working improperly. By avoiding certain foods and the right proper care, your disposal can work efficiently and effectively. Read below to…

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Plumbing Maintenance Tips

We don’t often think about the intricate maze of pipes that is our plumbing system until it’s too late and needs repairs. Residential plumbing systems can run smoothly for decades if the pipes are properly maintained. Simply taking a little time to check up on your plumbing system will prevent leaks, prolong its life, and…


When To Call A Plumber

While there is plenty to love about owning your own home, let’s be honest for a minute, it always seems like there is something in the house that needs to be addressed. Some problems are minor and are quick and simple fixes; the handle on that cabinet is a little loose, the closet door track…