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Plungers, Augers, and Snakes — Oh My! A Look Inside the Plumber’s Toolbox

Plungers, Augers, and Snakes — Oh My! A Look Inside the Plumber's Toolbox

It’s often said that to get the best results with any project, you need the right tool for the job. That’s why the licensed plumber carries around an extensive array of specialized tools — much more, in fact, than most handymen are likely to have at their disposal.


A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing a Clogged Drain

A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing a Clogged Drain

A clogged drain in your kitchen or bathroom can be anything from a minor annoyance to a source of significant trouble. When your drain systems aren’t letting water flow away like they should, there is a sequence of steps you should try before calling in a professional plumber.


Selecting the Best Showerhead Saves You Money and Water

Selecting the Best Showerhead Saves You Money and Water

Grand Traverse County may be right along the water, but that doesn’t mean we can avoid water bills. If you’re looking to control water-related expenses, selecting the best showerhead for water and energy savings is one of the most effective ways to do it.


Troubleshooting Your Toilet for These Common Problems

Plumbing problems are to be expected at some point, but homeowners can’t always afford to turn to a professional, especially when the issue is something minor. Troubleshooting your toilet is often easier than you think. Carefully examining these common problems will let you know whether you can perform a quick DIY fix, or if you need to enlist the help of a professional.


Choosing the Best Water Filtration System for Your Michigan Home

If your household water supply meets local quality standards but not yours, a water filtration system may be the best way to close that gap. In general, water supplied by municipalities in the United States complies with accepted health standards and other requirements. However, in many cases those measures of water quality are based on minimum criteria, not optimum goals. To take water quality to a higher level, you need enhanced filtration above and beyond the status quo provided by your municipal water supplier.


How to Prevent Sewer Clogs in Your Michigan Home

If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t think about your sewer lines until a backup occurs and you’re facing a horrible mess and expensive water damage repairs. Thankfully, there are effective strategies you can take to help prevent sewer clogs and lower the chance of backups wreaking havoc in your home.


Is Your Plumbing Burping? Find Out Why!

Your plumbing should breathe, not burp. The water flowing through your drain pipes often changes the pressure inside your plumbing system. This is why household plumbing incorporates air vents. These pipes extend from your drain system through your attic. Properly functioning vents allow the pressure inside your drain pipes to equalize as waste water travels through the system.


5 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Plumbing Contractor

If you’re a homeowner, it’s likely that you’ll need to call a plumber from time to time. Knowing how to choose a contractor with the right credentials and experience can help you avoid inconvenience and potential property damage down the road.


Unclogging a Drain: At What Point Do You Need to Call the Plumber?

You’ve ignored that slow drain long enough and now it is totally clogged. Here are some troubleshooting ideas to try to safely unclog your drain before calling the professionals.


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