December 2016

Monthly Archives

  • How Exactly Does a Toilet Pump Work?

    We take the humble toilet for granted when it works. When it doesn’t work, there is gloom and misery for all concerned. The toilet isn’t a complicated nor complex machine, and its parts are simple and efficient. Toilet Parts The toilet bowl has a siphon that is attached to a pipe with a u-bend. The […]

  • How to Find a Leak in Plumbing Pipes Under Floors

    “What you don’t know won’t hurt you.” That’s a less than stellar idiom to begin with, but when applied to plumbing pipes, it’s downright dangerous. If a hidden water leak is unattended, you could be in a world of pain when you discover the damage it can do. Signs of a Leak If mold or […]

  • Damaged Plumbing Pipes? Call Your Plumber

    Our northern neighbors may have more experience with frozen plumbing pipes than we do, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less of a problem when we have a big freeze here in Southeast Texas. When your property suffers from frozen pipes, call your plumbing professional before they crack or burst. Once they break, you’ve got […]

  • Bubbling Sound in Plumbing Pipes – Do You Need to Call a Plumber?

    You step out of the shower, and you hear a bubbly, gurgling sound in the drain. Some things around the house make noise; your HVAC unit hums when it kicks on, the coffee maker hisses occasionally. But your plumbing pipes should be quiet. Do you need to call your plumber? Not yet. Why Plumbing Pipes […]