Miriam Johnson, co-host of the series Hometime on PBS, walks you through the importance of preparing your home prior to leaving for vacation. Our licensed plumbers are experts in home safety. We can help keep your home in top shape AND we will happily label your shut-off valves and show you how to operate them […]
According to dictionary.com, the definition of the word “proverb” is: a short popular saying, usually of unknown and ancient origin, that expresses effectively some commonplace truth or useful thought. Here are 23 proverbs for the plumbing business. We generally get what we pay for. Pay your people for their time and you will get hours. Pay […]
Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric has more than 70 trucks and technicians servicing customers on World Plumbing Day, March 11th. If you’ve ever hopped in the shower to have cold water hit you in the face or went to clean up after a dinner and found the sink clogged, you already know the value an […]
Plungers are a necessity in every household. They are an inexpensive and easy-to-use way to clear clogs. The hardest part about using a plunger is knowing which type to use. Toilet plungers are the most versatile. However, it’s not a bad idea to have a common sink plunger and an accordion plunger on hand. Plungers […]
Before the real deep freeze of winter sets in, here are tips for preventing frozen pipes and dealing with pipes that do freeze. How to prevent frozen water pipes: Pipes that have frozen in the past are obvious candidates for special attention. So are outside hose connections, indoor pipes close to an outside wall, pipes […]
Sometimes your home is literally telling you that there is something wrong… all you have to do is listen to it. Here are tips for plumbing leak detection. Call a professional if you hear or see any of the following since larger issues could be lurking.
Wet wipes and similar product are often advertised as flushable, but are being blamed now for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the U.S. Here is some information about “flushable” wipes.