Myths About Tankless Water Heaters

If your existing water heateris on the fritz, you may be looking at several different options and models to replace it. Perhaps you have a traditional tank right now but have been hearing about tankless water heaters and are curious. Unfortunately, you may have come upon some misconceptions about these water heaters, and we’re here to […]


Is My Garbage Disposal Leaking?

Garbage disposals typically leak from three spots: the top, the bottom or the pipe connections. How do you know if you have a leak? Just check each place, using a flashlight to look for puddling, condensation and other signs of water accumulation until you determine the source. A professional can help with this common plumbingtask […]


How to Detect a Silent Toilet Leak

A leaking toilet is certainly one of the most common plumbing problems to frustrate New York City homeowners, spurring house-wide havoc. It’s a nuisance, to be sure, but it’s also a huge water waster, increasing your water bill at the same time. A noisy, drippy leak is one thing. A silent leak is even more […]


Why Does My Shower Drain Smell?

What’s that stench coming from your shower drain? Unfortunately, drains can begin to smell for many reasons. Mold or mildew could be growing underneath the drain cover, or your p-trap may be malfunctioning, which allows sewer gas to come up through your pipes. Or, the simplest reason is that there is a hair ball or […]


5 Biggest Plumbing Myths

Just like with anything else, the world of plumbinghas a lot of myths that simply aren’t true – or that have some truth to them but otherwise don’t tell the whole story. Many of us have grown up believing these myths, so now’s the time to debunk them. When it comes to plumbing, misinformation can […]


Home Plumbing Maintenance Checklist: Daily, Weekly, and Seasonally

Your home plumbing system comprises about 15 percent of your total home value. Not a bad investment! When you incorporate an efficient, smoothly operating plumbing system, you get clean, fresh water whenever you want it, and enough warm water to ensure your home and family stay clean. Properly functioning plumbing systems come with many other […]


5 Most Common Plumbing Issues in Staten Island and How to Avoid Them

The plumbing system in your Staten Island home goes well beyond just the toilets and sinks. You depend on every aspect of this system for comfort and convenience, and that includes things like water heaters, gas lines, and piping. So when something goes wrong with your plumbing in Staten Island, you need a reliable plumber […]


6 Tips for Choosing a Trustworthy NYC Plumber

It’s best to do your research on plumbers before an emergency such as an overflowing toilet hits. That way, you won’t be rushed into making a hasty decision by jumping on Google and calling the first company that pops up. Here are some tips for choosing a trustworthy plumber in NYC. 1.    Check Website, License […]


Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters, also referred to as demand-type or instantaneous water heaters, give a household hot water only as needed. They do not produce standby energy losses that come with traditional storage water heaters, which saves homeowners money. If you’re in the market for a new water heater, you may be wondering if a tankless […]