Winter weather in North Texas can be extreme and can often cause problems in the home. Freezing temperatures and ice build-up can cause plumbing difficulties, but with a little preparation you can prevent some inconvenient and expensive complications! What to do to prepare for winter weather How to know if you have a frozen pipe? […]
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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Water Damage?
Water damage can be serious. Whether from a burst pipe or bad weather, it needs to be dealt with quickly to avoid more lasting damage to your home, such as mold. Does your homeowner’s insurance cover water damage? If it doesn’t, how can you find coverage that does? Here’s what you need to know about […]
Is My Plumbing Issue an Emergency?
It’s all too easy to take your household plumbing for granted. You use it every day for years until suddenly it malfunctions—usually at the worst time. A plumbing problem can be extremely inconvenient, not to mention costly. In the case of a minor inconvenience, you may be able to wait for professional help, but if […]
Turn It Off! How to Shut Off the Water to Your Major Appliances
Have you noticed that your water heater is leaking? Or your washing machine? How about your toilet? One of the first things you want to do is stop the leak by shutting off the water. But do you know how to do it? Read on to learn how to use the water shut off valves […]
When Should You Call a Plumber?
With a clogged drain and all those buckets under your sink filling up with leaking water, now would be a pretty good time to call a plumber. While it might seem like a good idea to attempt to stop those annoying leaks yourself, it’s more than likely to make the situation worse. Hiring a plumber […]
The Dangers of Water Damage and How to Detect It
Water damage inside your home is not something to be taken lightly. When water flows or sits where it shouldn’t, it can lead to big problems for your home, property, and health. Find out what causes home water damage, the signs you should keep an eye out for, and the dangers of water that’s left […]
6 of the Worst Storms in Texas History, Plus Flood Prevention Tips for Your Home
Texas may be hot and dry in the summer, but did you know that it’s seen at least 225 historic floods since 1850? Some have occurred recently (Remember spring 2015?), and some have been documented as early as 1875! Click on the infographic below to learn about 6 of the worst storms in Texas history, as well as […]
Rainy North Texas: Plumbing Damage to Look Out for After Heavy Rains
While North Texas often finds itself in lengthy droughts, we often experience heavy rains that get rid of the those droughts by can leave widespread plumbing damage in their wake and put a significant strain on plumbing systems throughout North Texas. Have you looked over your plumbing since we received some heavy rains? Here are a few […]
5 Plumbing Problems Old Houses May Experience
Every house develops a few issues as time goes on, and the older the property, the more problems accumulate. This is especially true of a house’s plumbing system, not only because it sees a lot of use but also because older plumbing methods are largely outdated. Unfortunately, many homes dating back to the 1960s and […]