Posts in Category ‘Plumbing’

What Should I Do in a Plumbing Emergency?

Being a homeowner means planning for the unexpected and hoping you never have to test those plans. Because September is National Preparedness Month, we thought it might be a good time to go over what you should do in case of a plumbing emergency.  General Need-to-Know Info: Locate water main shutoff valve Find inline shutoffs […]

Washington DC Plumbing Repairs – Major and Minor

Plumbing repairs are common household projects sometimes done by the homeowner himself if it was only a minor one such as replacement of a faucet gasket, or done by a professional company for a major job such as cleaning a clogged drain. Notice any leak under the kitchen sink lately? This certainly needs repair as […]


There is more to what a professional Washington DC plumber does than just plugging leaks. Every responsible homeowner should know that a house’s plumbing system is composed of interrelated and interconnected components that all have to be properly installed, run efficiently, and be maintained regularly. Unless the homeowner is himself a plumbing expert, all of these tasks are […]


People can survive in a house with adequate plumbing even if there is nothing else in it, but many activities people do at home require a constant supply of water.  These rituals include, but are not limited to, taking a shower, cleaning the house, and answering the call of nature.  Unfortunately, people often take these […]

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