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Why You Should Not Flush Your Contact Lens Down the Toilet or Sink

April 21, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

Wearing contact lenses comes with certain maintenance rules. You should also be aware of how you dispose of your lenses. It might seem like a small thing, but where you dispose of your contact lenses can have big consequences. "Can you flush contact lenses?" is a common question. Most people think it’s okay to flush their lenses down the toilet or sink. After all, it’s just water, right? Wrong. Flushing your lenses down the toilet or sink can cause serious problems in your home and the environment. Here’s why you should not flush your contact lenses down the toilet or sink:... View Article

Eight Items You Should Never Flush!

April 4, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

The best way to avoid plumbing repair expenses and embarrassing situations is to avoid the list of unflushables. Can I flush tissues? That might be a question you wish someone to answer. You probably have other questions as well. Here are some answers and information about eight items you should never flush. Why You Can’t Flush Everything Your septic pipes are only so wide. Thus, they can easily become clogged if you flush the wrong items down the drain. To protect the integrity of your system, you should be careful to only flush official toilet paper, bodily excretions, and liquids. Certain items are complete no-nos... View Article

What Are Some Environmentally-Friendly Plumbing Options?

January 21, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

Homeowners are becoming increasingly intentional about the sustainability of the upgrades they make to their homes. This is as true with plumbing as it is with HVAC systems, electrical upgrades, solar panels and more. We frequently have customers ask us, “How can I make my plumbing environmentally friendly?” In response to this, here are a few options you might consider as you look to upgrade your plumbing while lowering your home’s overall environmental impact. Toilet options Eco-friendly toilets have become a popular feature of bathroom upgrades. They significantly reduce the amount of water used to operate a toilet without compromising... View Article

How to Fix a Leaky Faucet in Four Simple Steps

October 14, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you a homeowner asking yourself, “How do I fix a leaky faucet?” It’s actually quite simple to stop bathroom or kitchen faucets from leaking, but doing it yourself is usually only a temporary fix that involves replacing the cartridge or stem. Here’s a simple guide to fixing a leaky faucet on your own. Step 1: Turn off the water Whether the leaky fixture is a single-handle, double-handle or even a wand or twisting-ball faucet, you need to shut off the water supply to start your leaky faucet temporary fix. Simply twist the valve under your sink, or, if you... View Article

How to Prevent Tree Roots from Damaging Your Plumbing

August 2, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Mature trees look great on a property, and they provide fantastic shade during the summer months to keep indoor temperatures better regulated, but they can also create serious problems for property owners. Nature and root damage are common issues that affect pipes and plumbing systems, and it’s important to be aware of how to handle and prevent these problems. Keep reading to learn more about how to prevent tree roots from damaging your plumbing. Nature and root damage basics Many property owners don’t realize just how harmful tree roots can be for their plumbing systems and sewer lines, but the... View Article