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4 Ways to Fix Low Water Pressure

How to fix low water pressure Low water pressure is annoying. You can’t rinse the shampoo out of your hair. It takes forever to rinse the dishes. Whether you have well or city water, you can wind up with low water pressure for a few different reasons. Your local Storrs CT plumber has some fixes […]




FAQ: Why Are My Faucets Turning Green?

Have you noticed that your faucets or other plumbing piping are turning green? It’s time to check your water quality. “Hard” water is usually to blame. It can be found in both city water and well water. We’ve found that Coventry CT has some particularly hard water conditions. Protect your faucets “Hard” water is created […]




Clogged Drain: Step Away From The Chemicals!

Help! I have a clogged drain! The tub isn’t draining. The toilet isn’t flushing. The kitchen sink is backing up. You have things to do, places to go, and people to see in Marlborough CT. You don’t have time to deal with a clogged drain. You need to fix this NOW. We have a guess […]




Plumbing Tips for Pet Lovers

Plumbing tips for pet lovers From cats to dogs, from birds to hamsters, we love our pets! We give them soft squishy beds, yummy treats and lots of lovin’. They quickly warm their way into our hearts and earn their places as family members. There are lots of blogs out there that address making your […]




Clogged Drain Repair in Columbia CT

A clogged drain is a common repair we complete. The problem usually starts out as a slow drain. Common causes of clogged drains are hair buildup, food particles, baby wipes and grease. A chemical cleaner, a bucket of hot water or a plunger may have been used by a homeowner with no luck. Life gets […]




Quick Tip: Fix Banging Pipes

What causes banging pipes When the flow of water is suddenly shut off by a faucet, washing machine, toilet, or dishwasher, it creates a banging noise in your pipes. It’s also known as “water hammer.” Water hammer is damaging to your plumbing. It can cause leaks and cause damage to your water heater, washing machine […]




How to Avoid a Frozen Pipe

Last winter, our plumbers were kept REALLY busy making frozen pipe repairs. Sometimes, the heating lines were just frozen and they could be thawed out with our machines. In other cases, the frozen pipe burst and left customers without heat. Not only is it an inconvenience to be without heat in the middle of winter, […]




What is a saddle valve?

What is a saddle valve? Saddle valves can still be found in older homes. They are most commonly installed for ice maker lines or under-the-sink water filters. You may see them in hardware stores like Home Depot or Lowes.  However, they are against CT plumbing code. They are an attractive “fix” because they are inexpensive […]




What is a Frost-Free Faucet?

A hose makes life a little bit easier. It’s convenient to wash your car at home, or hose off the dog after an unfortunate run-in with a skunk. But a hose can also create a huge headache. If it’s not disconnected before the winter weather hits, you could have a burst pipe. Installing a frost-free […]




Quick Plumbing Tip: Low Water Pressure

What causes low water pressure? There are few things that can cause low water pressure. Check all the faucets to see if it’s ALL of them or just one faucet that has pressure issues. If it’s just one faucet, the first thing that you should to check is your faucet aerator. It’s the screen that […]




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