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 […]

What is an Automatic Water Shut-Off System?

Automatic water shut-off systems have water sensors on the floor that signal a control panel to shut off the main water supply and alert home owners to potential water damage. These sensors monitor water threats when you are away from your home and while your family is sleeping. People rarely associate flooding with fire, but […]

Water Line Replacement

Main water line replacement or repair usually catches most people by surprise, because too many people don’t realize that once your main water line leaves the the meter at the curb, anyrepairs and service to that line are your responsibility. That’s right. The city or utility company will only take care of the pipes under the street and […]

Top Tips for Getting a Head Start on Your Plumbing Winter Preparations

Are you ready to get a head start on your plumbing winter preparations? This list has some of our favorite–and easiest–advice for winter-proofing the plumbing in your home. Taking even just a few of these steps could save you money on your utility bills and save wear-and-tear on your pipes and your home. Outside Disconnect […]

State Water Heaters

ABOUT STATE WATER HEATERS You know how we know State water heaters can stand up to even the most brutal Virginia summer or any freak snow or ice storm our region can dish out? Because State Industries, Inc., the maker of State water heaters, tests every one of their products in the most extreme regions […]

WaterSafe Monitoring

Disasters are more than just inconvenient—they’re disruptive and expensive. And don’t they always seem to hit at the worst time? (Not that there’s any good time for a disaster, when you think about it.) One evening around 5:30 p.m. when our technicians were heading back to our shop, we received an emergency call from our […]