Don’t fix it if it’s not broken, right? While the saying makes sense, when it comes to plumbing, it’s best to simply keep an eye on things. This means not overlooking toilets, sink drains, pipes and valves. And, it’s a good idea to schedule an annual maintenance appointment with your plumber, so you don’t have to pay a ton of money later! Got a leak? Here’s how to fix a water-shutoff valve that’s leaking.
Treating Your Garbage Disposer Like a Trash Can
It’s just too easy to toss your scraps down the garbage disposer and let them churn away, but this makes plumbers cringe. Scraping your trash in the can instead of down the sink can save you from clogging and breaking, and possible breaking, your garbage disposer. If you need a new one, here’s how to replace a garbage disposer.
Shutting Off Your Water Valve Before Vacation
You probably have a long list of things to take care of before going on vacation, and shutting off your main water valve should be one of them. Why? Because you probably don’t want to come home to a flooded house! Here’s how to replace the main shut off valve.