Posts in the Plumbing Category

Is It Time to Update Bathrooms in Your Home?

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has declared May as National Remodeling Month. Many people have projects underway or they are in the process of selecting a project to begin after determining the budget, labor, and expertise needed. The first thing a homeowner should identify is the best company for a specific remodeling job. […]

Product Feature: Toto Drake High Efficiency Toilets

TOTO leaves nothing to chance when it comes to design. They embrace holistic design principles because performance, quality, functionality and ultimately, customer satisfaction, are just as important as aesthetics. Backed by precision engineering and global manufacturing, TOTO’s toilets simply perform and look better than the competition. A TOTO high efficiency toilet such as the Drake® […]

Low Water Consumption, High Efficiency Toilets (HETs) – The New Standard

Since the origin of the toilet in the late 1800’s, engineers have endeavored to design commodes to use significantly less water per flush. They’ve been successful. Early models used 7 gallons of water per flush. Later, water volume decreased to 5 gallons per flush, and then in the 1980’s, the standard became 3.5 gallons per […]

Plumbing Pitfalls – and How to Avoid Them

The plumbing profession is open to anyone who takes time to study the appropriate codes, serve an apprenticeship, and pass state licensing examinations. Unfortunately, some “plumbers” aren’t really plumbers, and hiring them can put your family’s safety at risk and cost you more money in the long run. Beware of these situations: Unlicensed Home Handymen […]

Common Plumbing Problems in Southlake and Grapevine

All homeowners in Grapevine and Southlake will experience plumbing problems at some point. The old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” certainly applies here. Whether plumbing problems in Grapevine and Southlake are large or small, you may be able to avoid them entirely when you have annual plumbing tune-ups, which […]

Water Conservation at Home

We have experienced record-breaking heat this summer, and nearly every city in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has found it necessary to enact water restrictions to conserve water. We can avoid these measures in the future if more people learn ways to conserve water at their homes. Conservation not only saves water for everyone, but those […]

How to Select a Plumber

The ideal time to select a plumber is not when you are experiencing a plumbing emergency. If you have a serious leak or some other urgent plumbing problem, you may just hire the first plumber that answers the phone instead of making a wise choice. It is a good idea to do some research and […]

Green Plumbing: $600 Discount on Rinnai Tankless Water Heater

We hear lots of talk these days about going green to protect the environment. However, going green does more than protect the environment. It also saves money for homeowners by lowering their utility bills. It’s a winning combination when saving money contributes to saving the environment as well. Homeowners can do their part by replacing […]

Get Hot Water in Seconds, Not Minutes

In millions of homes everyday people turn the hot water tap and then wait several minutes for the water to get hot. They waste 3-7 gallons of cold water every time – which adds up to 10,000 to 14,000 gallons of water per year needlessly wasted. The Green Solution for Hot Water What if you […]

Garbage Disposal – a Green Recycling Machine

Your garbage disposal is more than a convenience; it’s a green machine that recycles food waste and prevents health and environmental hazards. Food scraps account for 10-to-20% of all household waste. If bagged and disposed in landfills, food scraps convert to methane, a greenhouse gas harmful to the atmosphere. If burned to generate power, food […]