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If you are planning on getting plumbing work done, or just have plumbing related questions, I am glad you found this site! I have over 15 years of extensive, residential and commercial new construction, remodel, and service plumbing experience, and I built this site to pass the knowledge from that experience on to you.

If you are unprepared when you call a plumber, you can be in for a horrible experience. Many times, if you have the info you need about the problems you are finding, you may not need to call a plumber at all. Either way, you need the knowledge and tools to know exactly what is going on with your plumbing and how to best get it resolved. This site will get you there.

You get find the info you need a few ways:

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  • Check our sitemap which separately lists all the posts and categories by title.

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Copper VS Pex

copper vs pex

I was contacted today, via the contact form on this site, by someone who asked my opinion on copper vs Pex piping.

Seeing as I have not posted any articles on this site in quite some time, I thought I would take a moment and post my response here, for . . . → Read More:

Tankless Water Heaters

Noritz tankless water heater

During my career as a plumber, I dealt with a lot of bad water heaters.  A lot of my customers asked about tankless water heaters, so I will dedicate this article to those of you who are wondering if going tankless is for you.

First of all, let me say . . . → Read More:

Sewer Main Replacement – What you Should Know

sewer line replacement complete

I recently had a situation with a sewer main replacement (a partial replacement actually) pop up, so I thought I would tell you the story, and see if maybe it will help others to make good decisions when faced with similar circumstances.  Out of all the types of emergency plumbing repairs that . . . → Read More:

Plumbing Maintenance 101


Hello again.  In the interest of saving you, the homeowner, a little more money, I thought I would dedicate this article to some plumbing maintenance tips.  Obviously the best way to save money on emergency plumbing repairs is to do your best to eliminate them altogether.  While that is not always possible, . . . → Read More:

How to Fix a Slab Leak


A slab leak can be one of the more frightening experiences a homeowner has to deal with when it comes to emergency plumbing problems.  Actually, that is a bit of a misstatement, because they aren’t usually an emergency at all, although they are often thought of as one.

Quite often . . . → Read More: