Can A Toilet Leak Without You Knowing It?

Believe it or not, toilet leaks are the most common reason that your water bill is going up and up. Most homeowners look for dripping faucets or leaks in their appliances, which could also be the case. But, if they don’t hear a toilet running, they assume that everything is fine. But, it isn’t necessarily […]

How To Find A Water Leak Under Concrete

Water leaks under concrete are very tricky to find but very important to find. After all, you don’t want to start jack hammering through a concrete floor only to find out that the leak is 4 feet from the hole you just made! So, what are the steps that you can take to find that […]

Why Does Flushing The Toilet Make The Shower Water Cold?

Hopefully, you have not experienced a sudden cold shower just because someone came in and flushed the toilet in your bathroom. But if you have – you know it’s not an experience you would wish to repeat. So, what causes this and what can you do about it? The answer is typically old shower valves […]

Can A Toilet Leak From The Base?

Yes, toilets can leak from the base and other areas as well. Toilet leaks can occur from different places. In this article, we are going to discuss toilet leaks that you are seeing from the base of the toilet. A leak from the base of the toilet (where it connects to the floor) only occurs […]

How Do Plumbers Find Leaks?

Although there are steps that you can take to find leaks on your own, nothing beats what a plumber can do simply because not many (if any) homeowner owns the equipment that plumbers use to find leaks. The kind of equipment I’m talking about includes: Video Camera Inspections The use of video cameras to inspect pipes and […]

Is A Water Leak Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

The information in this article is general and may not apply specifically to your homeowners insurance. We recommend that you speak with your insurance agent or review your homeowners insurance policy to see exactly what your specific policy covers. Even if your insurance policy covers “water damage”, it’s highly unlikely that it covers ALL types […]

How Can I Save On Water Bills?

The amount of water each household spends on water depends on several factors. The number of people in the household, the amount of watering needed for the yard and the lifestyle (i.e. how many loads of laundry are done each week?, etc.). But, according to the research group Circle of Blue, the average amount spent on […]

How Do I Check For Leaks?

You may suspect a leak in your home’s water pipes because you notice that your water bill is much higher than it normally has been. But where is that leak coming from? How would you go about finding that out? The very first step is to check your water meter. The first thing you can […]

How To Tell If Your Water Meter Is Wrong

It’s fairly rare that a water meter has gone rogue. Oftentimes, the reason for suspecting the water meter is usually in a leak or a faulty reading of the water meter. But if you have determined that there is no underground leak or leak in the wall or a faulty faucet that is dripping then the problem […]

What Does A Low Flow Faucet Aerator Do?

Most all modern indoor water faucets have a faucet aerator on the tip of the faucet. It’s purpose is to limit the amount of water that flows from the faucet for the purpose of conservation and to allow for a steady stream of water. The aerator does this by adding air to the water flow. […]