Recognizing Water Heater Signs of Trouble: Chantilly Plumber’s Guide

The water heater in your home is one of the most important components there. From washing dishes to taking showers, you use your hot water heater every single day. That’s why it’s so important that you keep a close eye on it and watch for the warning signs of trouble.

Bethesda Plumbing FAQ: What Can I Do to Avoid Clogged Drains

Avoiding clogged drains in your Bethesda home is easy with routine maintenance and some other easy tasks. Doing this can help avoid plumbing repairs and save you money and a lot of headache in the long run.

Common Causes of Plumbing Backups in Arlington

Do you have a backup in the plumbing system of your Arlington home? Call the plumbers at Service Doctors before you do anything else. A lot of DIY fixes are temporary, and a professional plumber will be able to determine if there are larger issues.

Basic Bathroom Plumbing Information: A Manassas Plumber’s Guide

The plumbing in the bathroom of your home in Manassas is fairly complex. It delivers hot and cold water when you need and is also able to dispose of dirty water in a safe and sanitary way. We put together a quick description of some of the most important parts.

Washington DC Plumbing Guide: Common Sizes or Types of Bathroom Fixtures

There are many different types of bathroom fixtures for sinks, toilets, showers, and bathtubs. Some range from the basic “construction grade” types, used by builders on a budget to the more elaborate custom styles which are often preferred...

Washington D.C. Plumbing Guide: Calculating Water Usage and Tips to Conserve Water

How much water do we actually use every day? Much research has been done on this subject, and by calculating water usage it is seen that on average, an American household of four uses 400 gallons of water per day of direct indoor water use...

Washington DC Plumbing Question: What is a Faucet Aerator?

A tap aerator or faucet aerator is located on the tip of water faucets which are used indoors such as kitchen and bathroom sink faucets. Their purpose is to spread the water stream into a number of smaller streams, in essence adding air to the water stream.

Gaithersburg Plumber’s Tip: Troubleshooting Plumbing Problems

Plumbing may seem like a complex mystery, but some common plumbing problems you can investigate yourself before calling in a Gaithersburg plumber. Whether it's a slow drain, a backed up drain, strange gurgling sounds emanating from a drain or unexplained wet spots...

Bethesda Plumbing Tip: How to Plunge a Clogged Drain

It is almost inevitable that you will have to deal with a plugged drain somewhere in your Bethesda plumbing at some point. This drain may be in the bathtub, a sink or a toilet. But wherever it is, a plunger is usually your best bet for getting it out.

Washington DC Plumbing Tip: The Basics

There are a lot of pipes, drains, fixtures and appliances in your home carrying out some pretty incredible tasks. For most people, their Washington DC plumbing is just another system that makes their lives easier. But, if something goes wrong...