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Manchester Plumbing, Remodeling, Electrical & Heating Tips


No water is no fun

Problem: No water in the home Waking up on a Monday is hard enough. Waking up on a Monday to find out you have no water is just about devastating. No coffee to activate the synapses. No shower to jolt your drowsiness. And now a stressful situation that you didn’t anticipate. Having no water is […]




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What is Orangeburg Pipe?

One of our Columbia CT homeowners called us because she had water in her basement and clogged drains. When our technician arrived, he noticed a pool of water to the side of her home. Problem: Upon further diagnosing, our technician discovered the presence of orangeburg pipe.  The home’s “curtain drain” was made of orangeburg. A curtain […]




Bath Remodel in Windham CT

From plumbing repair…. A Windham CT customer called us to admit he’d dumped soup down his bathroom sink. Now, he said it wouldn’t drain. A lot of the homes in this area are very old and have outdated plumbing fixtures. Our plumbing technician did some drain repiping in the cellar to fix the issues. Snaking […]




Electrical Service Change in Storrs CT

Since May is Electrical Safety Month, we’d like to take the chance to walk you through one of our electrical service change jobs. Why an electrical service change? An electrical service change can be necessary for a variety of reasons. Age, weather exposure and usage are some of the factors that should be examined.  One […]




Clogged drain job in Coventry CT

Problem: Clogged drains We have a lot of customers in Coventry, CT. Last month, we got a a call from a homeowner at her wit’s end. She was dealing with clogged drains all over her home. When her washing machine drained, it made water bubble up out of the kitchen sink. When she used the […]




Electrical Safety Month – May 2014

May is National Electrical Safety Month, and we are joining with the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to raise awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety.  This year’s campaign features the launch of Electrical Safety Illustrated magazine, which discusses timely electrical safety issues and equips consumers with the knowledge to protect their homes, […]




Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

Let’s face it. No one likes huge, unexpected repair bills. And, as a homeowner, there always seems to be one lurking around the corner. While we are here to help in those situations, we also like to help you prevent them from happening in the first place! We have gathered up some DIY plumbing tips […]




It’s National Fire Prevention Week!

The message for this year’s Fire Prevention Week is “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” From October 6-12, The National Fire Protection Association will be spreading the word that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home. Through apps, online quizzes, and activities on their website, they will help teach people how […]




Wastewater Pumps: What One Do I Need?

Every year American families use an average of more than 500 gallons of water each day. We want water where and when we need it. But we don’t want water where it shouldn’t be. It shouldn’t be in the basement, standing in the backyard or covering a newly planted field. The right residential wastewater system […]




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If you are interested in more tips from our Manchester Plumbing, Electrical, Remodeling & Heating experts, please call Rapid Service, LLC at 860-228-1036 or complete our online request form.