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The Silent Danger of Root Growth in Sewer Lines

The Silent Danger of Root Growth in Sewer Lines

The summer months are arguably the best time of the year. It can also mean more water- for the yard, all the activities, and you and your house in general. Here are some summer plumbing tips to keep you (and your water bill) cool during those hot summer months…

Summer Plumbing Tips – Enjoy Your Summer

Summer Plumbing Tips – Enjoy Your Summer

The summer months are arguably the best time of the year. It can also mean more water- for the yard, all the activities, and you and your house in general. Here are some summer plumbing tips to keep you (and your water bill) cool during those hot summer months…

Bathroom Renovation with Spa-Like Amenities

Bathroom Renovation with Spa-Like Amenities

With summer here and people spending more time than ever at home this year, many are choosing to take advantage of this and tackle some renovation projects throughout their home. Choosing to renovate a bathroom in the summer offers many benefits…

Cost and Benefits of Converting Oil to Gas

Cost and Benefits of Converting Oil to Gas

After a long winter, many homeowners are looking for relief from the costs of their high heating bill. An excellent alternative from those rising costs can be found by converting your boiler into a natural gas boiler unit. Benefits of Converting to a Natural Gas...

Water Filtration Systems: Know What You Drink

Water Filtration Systems: Know What You Drink

Your body is composed of 70% water. From bathing in it; to drinking it; to cooking with it (and everything in between), clean water is essential for proper human health. But do you know where your water comes from? And do you know how clean it is? If you answered “no”...

Tips to Winterize Your Vacation Home

Tips to Winterize Your Vacation Home

Did you know that winter weather is the cause of 25 percent of all insurance claims? It’s hard enough to avoid winter home damage in the home you’re in every day, but unattended vacation homes are especially at risk. Regardless of where your vacation home is located: ...

Signs You Need a Professional Drain Cleaning

Signs You Need a Professional Drain Cleaning

Did you know that a simple ⅛-inch fracture in your piping is all it takes for a plumbing emergency to form? This size split in a draining system can leak 250 gallons of water every day! There is really no such thing as a “small” plumbing problem. Small problems have...

Why You Need to Schedule a Heating Maintenance Service

Why You Need to Schedule a Heating Maintenance Service

Why You Need to Schedule a Heating Maintenance According to energy.gov, heating your home uses more energy and costs more money than any other system, making up about 42 percent of your utility bill. Why spend so much on something that doesn’t actually work? Many...

How ‘Water Hammer’ Can Damage Your Plumbing

How ‘Water Hammer’ Can Damage Your Plumbing

If you hear a loud thud when you cut off your water, the problem could be more than just a noisy annoyance. A loud pounding coming from your pipes, dishwasher, or washing machine when the water shuts off could be causing major damage.

Why Sewage Smells Seep From Your Drains

Why Sewage Smells Seep From Your Drains

As with anything else in your home, age and continuous use takes a toll on your plumbing system. One of the most common plumbing problems is sewage smell seeping from tub and sink drains. While the odor may just seem like an annoyance at first, the underlying problem...

What Is The Ideal Temperature For A Water Heater?

What Is The Ideal Temperature For A Water Heater?

The water heater in your home is the second largest use of energy, making up roughly 18 percent of your energy bill each month. Ensuring your hot water heater is set to the proper temperature will not only help reduce your monthly energy bill, but you’ll also...

Is Early November Too Late For An Oil To Gas Conversion?

Is Early November Too Late For An Oil To Gas Conversion?

Older, oil-heated homes often are less efficient and more expensive than homes heated by natural gas. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports the average consumer pays more in a year for oil than gas, but cost isn’t the only thing to consider when you...

7 Things To Never Put Down A Garbage Disposal

7 Things To Never Put Down A Garbage Disposal

The garbage disposal in your kitchen will devour just about anything, but that doesn’t mean it should. There are some foods that should never make their way into your drain. On that note, non-food items should never be placed in the garbage disposal. Oddities in the...

What Does Hard Water Do To Plumbing?

What Does Hard Water Do To Plumbing?

While hard water is not bad for your health, it can create major plumbing issues if left untreated over time. Hard water refers to the fresh water running into your home that contains high levels of natural minerals – particularly magnesium and calcium – that can,...

Home Remedies For A Slow Draining Tub

Home Remedies For A Slow Draining Tub

A slow-running drain is more than just an annoyance. The water and dirt take forever to clear, and when they do, there’s a greasy residue left behind. Water that sits in the sink or shower may be signs of a bigger plumbing issue, but before you dial up the closest...

Why Does The Plumbing In My Home Make Noise?

Why Does The Plumbing In My Home Make Noise?

If you’re like most homeowners, the plumbing running through your walls doesn’t get a second thought until it doesn’t work properly. As long as the shower pumps hot water, the toilet flushes on command, and the dishwasher handles the dishes so you don’t have to, the...

Common Emergency Plumbing Problems And Solutions

Common Emergency Plumbing Problems And Solutions

It’s 2 a.m. Memorial Day weekend and you’ve got a burst pipe. Your first call will be to a trustworthy emergency plumber in Yonkers, but in the meantime, you need to try to stop any more damage from happening to your home. Unexpected plumbing problems can push you to...

The Pros and Cons of a Combi Boiler

Whether it’s time to replace your water heater and boiler or you’re looking to upgrade your system, a combi boiler is a great option for your home!  What is a combi boiler? A combination or combi-boiler is an innovative, space-saving combination (hence the name)...

Clearing A Drain: DIY or Call The Pro’s?

Clearing A Drain: DIY or Call The Pro’s?

What do you do with the bacon grease when you’re done cooking with it? If you’re one of the home cooks that dumps it down the sink or the family’s best hostess, you may have frequent issues with a clogged drain. One of the most frequent plumbing emergency calls during...

How To Curb Water Usage This Summer

How To Curb Water Usage This Summer

Summer’s just around the corner and water usage tends to rise during the hot summer months. From pools and sprinklers for children's amusement to washing cars and watering the lawn - it all adds up! Being plumbers in Westchester County, we know all too well how that...

Seeing Is Believing. Camera Inspections Make it Happen

Seeing Is Believing. Camera Inspections Make it Happen

Our Yonkers Plumbing company has cleared our fair share of drains; that's for sure!  We've seen it all, from sinks and tubs to showers and storm drains. As any serious plumbing company should, we invested thousands of dollars in technology that allows us to...

Running Toilets Waste Water and Money

Running Toilets Waste Water and Money

As a plumber in Westchester, we get many calls from county residents about running toilets. While this may seem like a small thing, a running toilet can waste thousands of gallons of water per week.  Hearing the water run can be annoying; especially when you’re...

Radiant Heat: You Won’t Be Sorry!

Radiant Heat: You Won’t Be Sorry!

No, we haven’t lost our minds (not yet, anyhow) and we’re not trying to skip over summer. It’s just the best time to install radiant heat in your home, bathrooms mostly, but we’ve had plenty of people (and feet) thankful for doing more than just the bathroom when the...

April Showers Bring On Plumbing Powers!

April Showers Bring On Plumbing Powers!

April Showers bring May flowers; however, as a homeowner, the showers can bring lots of other things, too! Many trees are in bloom, and rain and wind will certainly force some of those beautiful buds down to the ground. Rest assured, a good amount of those buds will...

Is Drano Good To Use?

Is Drano Good To Use?

As professional plumbers, our experience with the 'quick-fix drain cleaning solution' is the acid base. Which means, yes, your clog may be cleared but at the expense of the pipes in your home. You see, the solution that unclogs the drain can also eat away at the...

Holiday Scraps Clog Drains

Holiday Scraps Clog Drains

The reality is, holiday scraps clog drains. Scraps of food and other items will eventually end up down your drain. We suggest never putting anything down your drain - you’re just asking for trouble. Kitchen sink drains do not like scraps. During the holiday season,...

5 Tips To Save Money This Winter

With these 5 tips to save money this winter, you can get your home ready for the cold weather.  Although, there is talks of some unseasonable weather skewed toward warmer temperatures, rest assured, the cold weather will be here.  Some items we know will help you get...

5 Essential Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Autumn

Below are our 5 most important tips to get your home ready for autumn.  This season’s stunning foliage could spell trouble for your outdoor drains as leaves begin to fall and clog gutters and pipes. Get your pipes autumn-ready with these five steps: Rake those leaves!...

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