Retrieving Jewelry Lost Down the Drain

One of your valuables slips down the sink drain with the blink of an eye… Suddenly, you’re faced with a major plumbing emergency. The cherished engagement ring you removed to scrub the dishes, the diamond stud you unknowingly brushed out of your earlobe or that elegant bracelet that slid right off your wrist…it happens to […]

How To Test For Toilet Leaks

Running toilets are among the most common plumbing complaints we about hear from our Charlottesville customers and one of the leading causes of high water bills. A small leak can waste 30 gallons of water per day, which adds up quickly. Small leaks are also harder to detect and more likely to go unnoticed for […]

How To Fix Leaky Faucets

Nearly every home and business owner has dealt with a leaky faucet at one point or another. Faucets have rubber washers and plastic parts that deteriorate over time and often cause the drip, drip, drip that gets on your nerves. So what do you do about it? That depends, confident DIY-ers may feel that a […]

How to Use a Water Meter to Check For Leaks

Plumbing leaks of all kinds contribute to significant water waste for many homes and businesses. In fact, studies have shown that leaks can cause a typical home can lose between 2,000 and 20,000 gallons of water per year. Some leaks are easy to spot, such as dripping faucets and hissing toilets, while others can go undetected […]

What every homeowner should know about their pipes

Leaky and damaged pipes can lead to dangerous problems and can cost thousands of dollars to repair. The worst part is that many homeowner insurance policies don’t cover water damage or water pipe repair and replacement. The good news is that water pipe damage can often be prevented with the proper observation and action. Here […]

5 False Plumbing Facts Everyone Thinks Are True

Unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation about plumbing being passed around. Over the years we’ve seen it all, and too often we hear these five myths repeated like plumbing-gospel. We are here to set the record straight and debunk the plumbing myths that are doing more harm than good. Earthshattering Plumbing Myths Debunked 1.Lemons […]

3 DIY Tips to Avoid Plumbing Disasters

With regular maintenance from a professional plumber and a few Do-It-Yourself plumbing tips, you can reduce the chances of being hit with a plumbing disaster.  If you have ever experienced a plumbing emergency, you know how terrible they can be.  Together we can take a stand against plumbing disasters!  Here are 3 easy Do-It-Yourself tips […]