Category Archives: Blogs About Drains

For Simple Plumbing Clogs, a Snake is a Charm!

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

On this day, we have more to thank St. Patrick for than that pint glass of green beer or those festive shamrock sunglasses. Legend has it that Ireland’s most famous resident is the reason why the country is snake-free! Historians will argue the Ice Age had more to do with the lack of slithery reptiles […]

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Keeping Chemicals on the Periodic Table Not in Your Drains

Posted on: February 7, 2019

It’s a table where you need no reservation…The Periodic Table, that stumbling block in your high school chemistry class and today we celebrate it’s 150th year. But while NaCl has made it to the top of your table, it’s what you pour down your drain that could be the chemical equation you need to know […]

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Stuffed Guests Not Clogged Drains On Thanksgiving: Recycle Your Thanksgiving Meal

Posted on: November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving dinner is one of the those meals where diets go on holiday. An abundance of food, grease and cooking oils can not only have you overstuffed but it can put a real toll on your drains. According to the U.S Chamber of Commerce, Americans will waste 14 million pounds of dinner rolls, 40 million pounds […]

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Hairy Situation: Three Steps to Unclogging Your Drain Chemical-Free

Posted on: November 7, 2018

It’s the season for entertaining and unless you have a family full of bald uncles, your drains will be working overtime and might have you pulling your family’s locks out of your shower. Here’s what you can do to try to clear that hair clog without using harsh chemicals. While a tangled mess in your […]

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The Root of the Problem: Trees to Avoid Near Sewer Lines

Posted on: October 18, 2018

Fall is a great time in the Mid-Atlantic to plant trees and shrubs, but while landscaping can add curb appeal and provide privacy for your home, planted in the wrong place they can also cause costly damage to your plumbing system. Over the years, root growth from some trees and shrubs can infiltrate a home’s […]

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Should Flushable Wipes Be Banned from Bathrooms?

Posted on: September 27, 2018

Feeling squeaky clean on your bottom might not be good for your bottom line. The issue of whether wipes labeled as “flushable” really live up to their name has the potential not only to clog up your toilet and sewer systems in the Mid-Atlantic but the U.S. court systems as well. Since their appearance on […]

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Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

Posted on: September 24, 2018

The leaves are changing and the temperature is quickly cooling. Check out these 5 tips to make sure your plumbing system is ready and maintained in preparation for the coming months!

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An Exhaustive Guide to Plungers

Posted on: July 26, 2018

It’s not unreasonable to think that the world of plungers is a simple one. That there’s only one, and you use it to unclog the toilet before tucking it, dripping and forgotten, into a dark corner of your bathroom. Well… we hate to break it to you, but that’s just not true. There are multiple […]

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Q&A: All About Your Drains 

Posted on: July 20, 2018

Your drains are a crucial part of your day to day life, and when one begins to clog you notice immediately. Our technicians are plumbing experts and have answered some common drain cleaning questions that homeowners ask

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Common Summer Plumbing Issues (And How to Fix Them)

Posted on: July 19, 2018

Summer is almost everyone’s favorite season, and for good reason. People go on vacation, kids are home from school, and there’s something to do every weekend. Everyone can’t help but feel good from all the vitamin D they’re soaking up. Among all the other things that happen during the summer, there are also changes to […]

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