Plumbing Tips

5/22/2018 Now that the winter is over, it’s time to check up on your plumbing. Harsh winter months can take a toll on your pipes, causing unprotected pipes to easily freeze, crack, and burst. Make this summer stress free by checking now for cracks and burst pipes...

9/28/15 By: Karli Willden Dealing with Odors from your Plumbing One item within your home that is often taken for granted is indoor plumbing. As it has been a mainstay in construction for almost 100 years, and its basic technological premise has remained unchanged for a large portion...

4/30/15 By: Karli Willden

Idaho Falls Plumbing Tips

Sometimes the sink disposal is used for all the wrong reasons. Many people think if you have old food in the your refrigerator, you can put it down the garbage disposal with no worries. WRONG. This type of thinking can cause lots of plumbing issues by putting the wrong things down the pipes. While the disposal can grind the food, there are issues with the grinded food making its way through the pipes. The sink disposal is not the food garbage of the house, and should be used sparingly. It is important people are aware of what they should or should not put down their garbage disposals to save them money in the long run.

It’s common for pipes to make noises periodically, but obnoxious and loud noises aren’t normal and should be resolved. The majority of plumbing noises are of less significance; however, they can eventually become more serious. While it is difficult to diagnose plumbing issues without a...

With the holidays in full swing, there will be more parties, more food and unfortunately more plumbing problems. While clogged toilets are sometimes unavoidable, there are some things to keep in mind to prevent another blockage. Well, not literally, but before then. While the toilet...

Every Spring, especially in Southeast Idaho, when all that snow is melting, there are a few essential things you should check off your list so that you aren't facing any bigger plumbing problems later in the year. We want you to have a wonderful Spring, so we have put together a checklist of what needs to be inspected and fixed so that your Spring will uneventful regarding your home's plumbing. The bathroom has the most to check for potential problems, so it's a good place to start.

Looking down at your feet, you see that the water is no longer draining. You watch as the level of water rises towards the edge of the shower. You shower faster, trying to beat the impending flood threatening to overflow out onto the bathroom floor. Hurrying to turn off the water, you step out of the newly formed lake, and turn to glare at the drain. The glaring turns into a one-sided staring contest as you look for any sign that it'll start draining again. Giving up, you turn away and hurry off to get ready for the day. It's only after you return later do you find the shower finally free of the watery lake of a puddle you'd left. Sighing, you grab the Drano under the sink and dump even more down the drain. "Maybe that will last for a little longer than last time."