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There has been some discussion recently regarding Toilet Plumes and COVID-19. Studies have long shown that there is a “plume” of water that is expelled upward when a toilet flushes and some bits of feces (and whatever bacteria/viruses that are in that fecal matter) can be aerosolized or land on…

Due to the current COVID situation and Stay at Home orders, we’re now offering virtual appointments! When you call us, we will discuss this option with you to assess the needs of the project and your comfort level. Through FaceTime or Google Hangouts, we can meet with you via video…

Condensation from HVAC units can cause clogs in a condensate line or a floor drain if not maintained properly. When When moisture drips off of your evaporator coil, it can also carry dirt and other airborne particles that are present in your home’s air with it. This dirt and debris…

REMEMBER – YOU CAN ALWAYS CALL 911 Natural gas is odorless, the sulfuric/rotten egg smell is actually added by the Gas Company to warn customers of a potential leak. if you smell something, call. Gas can interact with electrical systems or flames and cause explosions, so it is important to…

It’s good to point out mistakes. these kinds of code issues rarely occur in new houses, as they’re carefully inspected throughout the installation process. Most of these issues arrive in renovations. However, nobody is perfect, so here are some things to look out for! http://www.inspection-perfection.com/uploads/1/1/2/4/11243167/most_common_mistakes.pdf  

There are three types of plungers: The Cup Plunger: the cup plunger is your average, everyday plungerĀ often featured on television. it is NOT a toilet plunger. it is great for sinks, tubs and wash basins, basically anything with a flat surface.   The Flange Plunger:   the flange plunger is…

Check out this helpful video from our friends at Roto Rooter