Directional Cross-Bores and the Accompanying Dangers

Directional Cross-Bores and the Accompanying Dangers

In 1976, workers hit a cross-bored gas line while using a sewer drain cleaner. When the drain cleaner hit the line, an explosion occurred. Two people lost their lives, four individuals sustained injuries, and the explosion destroyed one home. This led to more people...
What Not to Put in the Garbage Disposal

What Not to Put in the Garbage Disposal

Though it seems like a humble and unassuming appliance, the garbage disposal has been a time-saver for renters and homeowners in Snohomish County and King County for years. It makes food waste disposal easy and sanitary, and it also keeps a lot of trash out of...
Drain Maintenance Tips to Prevent Clogged Drains

Drain Maintenance Tips to Prevent Clogged Drains

Clogged drains always seem to happen at the most inconvenient time, like when you are preparing for a big party. While you cannot completely stop a drain from clogging, there are some proactive steps you can take to prevent it from happening in your Snohomish County,...
Do You Know the Water Quality in Your Home?

Do You Know the Water Quality in Your Home?

Hard water is a problem in many households, and most people live with it without realizing how it is affecting them. In truth, hard water contains chemicals that can adversely affect your health and your Lynnwood, WA, home’s plumbing. It can also damage appliances...
Can Heavy Rain Affect Plumbing?

Can Heavy Rain Affect Plumbing?

As a homeowner in Washington state, you have probably experienced your fair share of heavy rains. During severe storms, the most common concerns are loss of power or structural damage to your property. But have you ever wondered about how a torrential downpour can...
5 Main Types of Plumbing Pipes Used in Homes

5 Main Types of Plumbing Pipes Used in Homes

When you think about your home’s plumbing system, it might seem pretty straightforward. One set of pipes brings clean water to the taps, and another set of pipes carries wastewater away. But have you ever stopped to think about what all those pipes are made of and...
Common Winter Plumbing Issues

Common Winter Plumbing Issues

Winter is hard on plumbing. As the temperatures drop, the potential for damage to your pipes and plumbing system increases. Whether you’re new to homeownership or new to Washington, it’s good to know what to expect during the winter months as the temperatures trend...
Prepping Home Plumbing for the Holidays

Prepping Home Plumbing for the Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner, plumbing is probably at the back of your mind. You’ve got flights to plan, calls to make, and dozens of other tasks to complete before you finally have time for plumbing. However, you understand how important it is to prevent...
A Homeowner’s Guide to Water Heater Services

A Homeowner’s Guide to Water Heater Services

Warm water is more than just a luxury. It helps you keep your dishes clean, makes showers pleasant, and ensures that you can do your laundry. If you find yourself without hot water, life around your home gets a little more complicated. Of course, your water heater...
Is Your Guest Bathroom Ready for the Holidays?

Is Your Guest Bathroom Ready for the Holidays?

Lynnwood, WA, is a beautiful area. That’s because the city works hard to preserve, plant, and protect the area’s greenery—and the effect is apparent. Every corner of Lynnwood is filled with lush parks and verdant gardens. So it is no surprise when friends and family...
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