2 Things You Need To Check Before You Get Water Damage Repairs

When a pipe bursts in your house, you can end up with all kinds of water damage that you need to get repaired. Before everything gets repaired, there are some things that you are going to need to have done so that the damage is correctly repaired and you don't have to go back and have more work done.  Mold Evaluation One thing that you need to do is to make sure that you do is to get your house evaluated for mold. [Read More]

How To Fix Damaged Cast Iron Pipes

If you live in an older home, it likely has cast iron pipes. Cast iron pipes are prone to punctures and rust. Rust is obvious, but a whole won't be noticed until you start smelling sewage. However, you usually don't have to replace the whole pipe. While underground pipes require a professional, you should be able to fix cast iron pipes below the subfloor by following these steps: Prepare to Fix the Pipe [Read More]

Two Signs That Your Main Sewer Line Could Be Backed Up

Although you flush your toilets each day, casually take hot showers and run water into your sinks without a care, you might not think about what happens to all of the wastewater once it's out of your sight. The truth is that there are multiple drains throughout your house and all of them meet up in one central location: the main sewer line. This is the pipe responsible for transporting the used water to the communal sewage system so that it can be treated and disposed of. [Read More]

How To Remove And Prevent Excessive Ice Formation On Ductless Heat Pump Housings

If you had a new ductless heat pump installed outside your home and are having problems with its housing freezing up during winter storms, then you need to understand how to defrost it. While some periodic ice formation is normal on all heat pumps, there are some things you can do to help prevent future problems with excessive freezing. This will keep your heat pump from switching over into its defrost mode too frequently or failing. [Read More]