My DIY Plumbing Experience

Dealing With A Clogged Urinal

If you own your own a restaurant or tavern, you know the importance in having working restroom equipment for your patrons. Routine bathroom maintenance needs to be done to ensure your customers have a place to relieve themselves when needed. You may find in this type of establishment, that a urinal becomes clogged due to excessive usage. Here are some tips to use to get the urinal unclogged so it can once again be used by your customers. Read More 

Galvanized Metal Vs. PVC Drain Pipes: Which Should You Use?

If you live in an older home, you may have run across issues with your plumbing pipes. Either a leak, clog or have had to replace a plumbing fixture with something new. Whether it was an issue, or you plan on replacing, the question of what type of piping to replace it with may have come up. If it hasn't, at some point it will. The information below on brass metal vs. Read More 

4 Signs Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning

Ductwork is an incredibly important yet often overlooked aspect of any home. When your ducts are clean and in good repair, heat and air conditioning flow easily and efficiently, helping to keep your home comfortable and your energy bills under control. Dirty ductwork leads to a less efficient HVAC system as well as air that is full of dust, pet hair, and other potential irritants. Here are four signs that you need to add duct cleaning to your spring cleaning list: Read More 

Basic Boiler Maintenance You Need To Know

A boiler is a very efficient way to keep your home feeling warm. Unfortunately, many homeowners are not familiar with a boiler and the maintenance that is required of it. This may cause them to ignore basic maintenance that would prevent the boiler from needing professional repairs. A boiler can seem very complex, but it is easy for the average person to keep it running well by following these tips: Read More 

3 Things To Never Throw Down Your Drain

Your septic system is made up of a number of different pipes that all empty into the septic field. These pipes are what takes the waste out of your home and into your drain field. While many people assume they can throw just about anything down their drains, that isn't the case. Only human waste and toilet paper should be thrown down your drains. Unfortunately, the items below tend to be some of the most commonly disposed of items when it comes to the septic system. Read More