Tag Archives: Plumbing tips

  • Freezing Pipes

    Freezing temperatures can cause pipes to rupture resulting in significant water damage to your home. Most homes are safe if they are occupied but even in these homes, pipes located in an exterior wall can freeze in extreme cold situations. If below-zero temperatures are expected, there are some simple steps you can perform to prevent […]

  • Water Hammer (Plumbing Noise)

    Are your plumbing pipes noisy? Do you hear a loud bang or slamming sound when you turn off a faucet? This noise is referred to as “water hammer”. Water hammer occurs when a rapid flow of water is suddenly halted as happens when you turn off a faucet or when the valve closes in an […]