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help! my shower drain is slow but not clogged

Help! My Shower Drain is Slow but Not Clogged

When you’re taking a shower and find yourself in standing water to your ankles, it’s time for a plumbing intervention. A shower drain that is slow but not clogged can and should be fixed. If not, that slow draining may stop altogether. Here’s what you need to know about your shower’s potential problems and how

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what to do if your tap water tastes like plastic

What to Do If Your Tap Water Tastes like Plastic

When you expect a refreshing taste of cool water, it can be quite jarring to get a plastic taste instead. If your tap water tastes like plastic, fruit, or rubber, it’s wise to get to the bottom of the issue. Most causes of unusual tap water tastes are harmless, but sometimes tasting something unusual is

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are water softeners good for your health?

Are Water Softeners Good for Your Health?

Water softeners are becoming increasingly popular as more people become aware that they make cleaning easier and keep your appliances and fixtures running more smoothly for longer. But, are water softeners good for your health? There is a lot of misinformation about water softener health benefits and risks out there. Here’s what you need to

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backflow testing: what is it and why do I need it?

Backflow Testing: What Is It and Why Do I Need It?

Ever stop to think what would happen if the pressure in your plumbing stopped working? While it’s a very out-of-sight, out-of-mind thing, your plumbing system is a very necessary part of your household, and we always expect that it will work every time. So when something unfortunate happens out of your sight, like a pipe

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shower drain smells like cabbage

Help! My Shower Drain Smells Like Cabbage!

Hey…hey guys…? My shower drain smells weird. Like, it’s all musty and gross and it smells like cabbage. It’s not supposed to smell like that, right? Can anyone tell me why my shower drain smells musty…and like cabbage…or rotten eggs…or sulfur…or sewage…? It’s not supposed to smell like anything! That’s gross!!! Actually Dude, That’s Growth

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