Plumber Tools: The Snake Camera

A plumbing camera commonly referred to as a “Snake Drain” is one of the most important and useful appliances used in plumbing repair when there is a clogged sink, toilet or bathtub drain. It is called a snake because its movement resembles that of a real snake as it unwinds down into the drain in a turning mechanism. A snake …

How to Get Rid of Roots in the Main Drain

Did you know your sewer drain can get backed up by roots? If all drains seem to be working fine and the toilet still doesn’t flush, the issue could be with the main sewer outside of the home. Although temporary drain repairs can be carried out with the help of a plumbers tape (a 50-100 feet long steel strip around …

Guide: How to Unclog a Sink Drain

To unclog a sink with a plunger, fill the sink halfway with hot water. Position the plunger over the drain, then work the plunger up and down until the water starts to drain. If you don’t have a plunger on hand, you can also unclog your sink with vinegar and baking soda. To do so, bail out any water that’s …

Common Shower Problems and How To Avoid Them

The shower is a fundamental part of any bathroom, especially during the winter when you may be taking multiple hot showers a day. Nothing is more frustrating than a malfunctioning shower. A malfunctioning shower is not only inconvenient—it can also cause water damage to your bathroom. Here are just a few of the most common problems homeowners experience with their …