Pex vs. copper pipe

PEX Piping vs. Copper Piping Which plumbing pipe is better? Now you’re probably wondering what PEX piping is. Well, it is cross-linked polyethylene pipe. After going through several processes, the material becomes durable for extreme temperatures (hot or cold), creep deformation which happens from long-term exposure to stress, and chemical attack from acids, alkalies and […]

Garbage Disposal Troubleshooting

Problem: Garbage Disposal Vibrating If a garbage disposal is filled with food garbage it will vibrate under use. That is normal. But if it vibrates when you turn it on and it is empty, you have a problem either with a broken impeller creating an unbalanced flywheel or the mounting bolts are too tight. Checking […]

Trouble Shooting Your Garbage Disposal

PROBLEM: Disposal Will Not Turn On (no noise) If your garbage disposal will not turn on and it is NOT making a humming sound, then there is an electrical problem. This may seem obvious, but make sure the disposal is plugged in. Check the circuit breaker. If it is plugged in then press the Reset […]

Common Water Heater Issues

Tank style water heaters use an insulated storage tank to store water. These water heaters are generally very reliable lasting 10 years or more but occasionally they do have problems. These problems can include: No hot water Inadequate hot water Rust colored water Rotten egg odor Low rumbling or popping noise Higher pitched whining Water […]