Category Archives: Prevention and Maintenance

Common Causes of Sump Pump Failures

When a sump pump fails, it can mean a flooded basement, destroyed property, and much more. And, while these pumps are designed to be durable and last for years, there are some things that can cause them to fail. Here …
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How Tree Roots Cause Sewer Blockages

Trees are beautiful and can make a yard look gorgeous, but trees planted too close to water pipes can become a nightmare. When tree roots get into the pipes, they can lead to sewer blockages, backups, and huge repair bills. …
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Damage from Ice Dams

You know those pretty icicles that form on your roof during the winter? They may look harmless, but the same condition that causes these to form also causes ice dams. Not so pretty anymore, right? What is an Ice Dam? …
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Common Causes of Sewage Line Blockages

Common Causes of Sewage Line Blockages

Sewage line blockages are another messy situation that homeowners do not want to deal with. They can be caused from multiple causes, so today we are going to go over the most common reasons. Tree roots Tree roots are the …
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Toilet Backups: Causes & Preventions

Toilet Backups: Causes & Preventions

Toilet backups are not only messy, but can also be costly. Clogs can lead to bigger issues such as damaged flooring and plumbing pipes. More than often, people think it would be easiest to just flush any type of garbage …
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Identifying and Recovering from Storm Damage

Billions of dollars goes toward fixing and recovering from storm damage every year, causing a major inconvenience to home and business owners. Storm and wind damage┬ácan permanently ruin your roof, siding and windows if it is not identified right away. …
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What To Do When Your Sump Pump Fails

No one likes a flooded basement, which is why a sump pump comes in handy. But, without proper maintenance or other issues, your sump pump could fail. Simple maintenance can save time and money and knowing what to do when …
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