Posts Tagged ‘clogged drains’

It’s not uncommon for a customer to ask for our help finding the source of a bad sewer-gas smell.  It happens quite often because the problem is tough to diagnose and locate for lots of different reasons.  We usually start with a few pointers over the phone to see if they can solve the problem […]


One winter, on a Saturday night, it was my turn to cover the phones. A customer called at about 10:00 p.m. and said “everything was backed up” in his house. No matter how many times he tried to fix the problem, he couldn’t stop the downstairs shower drain from overflowing, and he needed help. When […]


It’s your dream home. You make an offer. Offer accepted. You order an inspection. The inspection is done and all is well. Or is it?  Home buyer inspections are the rule these days. Sometimes plumbers are called in to do a more thorough follow up inspection. Unfortunately, this often happens after the home has already […]


“We can do it for half the price a plumber would charge.” said an ad on the radio as I was driving to work one morning. “Half the price a plumber would charge!” I thought, “If they aren’t using plumbers, then who is doing the work?” There is an old perception of the plumber being […]


My wife and I attended a birthing class when she was pregnant with our first child. Never being parents before we found these classes very insightful. We were told about the usual dos and don’ts, and some products and techniques that would help us care for our newborn son.  One topic during a particular evening […]


Our office is located in a nice facility on the top of a hill near I-5, but our last office was on the edge of the suburbs in Lynnwood, Washington in a small industrial park that got ‘Grand-fathered in’.  Because of that, the infrastructure was not the greatest. As a matter of fact, our neighbor […]


I’ve been hearing horror stories recently from customers who have invested a lot of money, hope, and time trying to unclog their drains with chemical drain cleaners. The reality is, they just don’t cut the mustard, well, maybe the mustard, but the clog, that’s another matter. Drain Systems – for the most part – should […]