Posts Tagged ‘toilet repair’

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 […]


Plumbing seems simple enough, but it can often be a mystery to the inexperienced consumer. I’ve compiled a short list of common myths, legends, and sage advice. Hopefully they can assist you the next time you run into a plumbing problem, or help you avoid one altogether. Low water pressure is not really low water […]


Most of us take summer vacations expecting to leave our worries behind, not worry about what we left behind and undone. In this reprise of our “Vacation Checklist” article, we’ll share how to make your home safe and secure before you leave on vacation, and why it’s so important. “Hello, this is Bruce Sr with […]


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 […]


“If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.” Those words haunted me as I viewed the photos of water cascading down the stairs and raining through the sheet rock into the lower floor of my friend’s home.  A year prior, my friend bought a home and asked me what I thought about the plumbing and heating […]