Sump Pump Maintenance: How to Prevent Basement Flooding

Sump Pump Maintenance: How to Prevent Basement Flooding

Have you ever experienced the panic of a flooded basement? If so, you know the chaos it can wreak on your home. But what if there was a way to safeguard against such disasters? Enter sump pump maintenance.  There are many reasons for basement flooding. This can lead to property damage, mold growth, and health  … Read more

Why You Should Leave Drain Cleaning to the Pros

Why You Should Leave Drain Cleaning to the Pros

If you’re staring down a clogged kitchen or shower drain, your first instinct might be to reach for the plunger or a chemical drain cleaner. But before you get to work, it’s important to understand that DIY drain cleaning often isn’t the best course of action. Before you unleash a potentially ineffective or harmful solution,  … Read more

Water Heater Repair: When and When Not to DIY

Water Heater Repair: When and When Not to DIY

As a homeowner, you know dealing with plumbing issues can be a hassle. But when it comes to your water heater, a quick fix can prevent you from suffering a more severe problem—like a cold shower! So, when faced with an issue, should you attempt a DIY water heater repair or call a professional plumber  … Read more

How to Deal With Low Water Pressure

How to Deal With Low Water Pressure

We’ve all been there—standing under a sputtering shower or battling the barely-there drip from the kitchen faucet. Low water pressure is a homeowner’s nightmare, turning simple tasks like washing dishes or filling a tub into an exercise in patience. But before you call a professional plumber to your house, take a deep breath, and let’s  … Read more

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

As the temperature drops across the Greater Philadelphia area, a silent threat puts many homes at risk for extensive damage: frozen pipes. Those seemingly insignificant lines running within your walls, under your sinks, and in your basement carry warm water to every faucet and appliance in your home, and when they freeze, you could find  … Read more

How To Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater

How To Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater

Your water heater is the unsung hero of your home, providing hot showers, water for clean dishes, and comfortable living in general. However, like any appliance, water heaters have a finite lifespan and will eventually need to be replaced. There are a few signs indicating your water heater might be reaching the end of its  … Read more

What Is a Plumbing Stack?

What Is a Plumbing Stack?

In the intricate network of pipes and fixtures that make up a building’s plumbing system, there is often one overlooked component that plays a crucial role in maintaining its efficiency and performance; the plumbing stack. This vertical conduit is essential in maintaining the balance and functionality of our plumbing infrastructure and serves as the unsung  … Read more

When to Replace Your Toilet

When to Replace Your Toilet

There comes a time in every homeowner’s life when they must face the inevitable decision of either repairing or replacing their toilet. This seemingly simple choice can become challenging, especially when considering the various plumbing services and the costs associated with them. However, knowing the signs that indicate it’s time to replace your toilet can  … Read more

Why You Should Call a Plumber to Diagnose Leaks

Why You Should Call a Plumber to Diagnose Leaks

Plumbing leaks can wreak havoc in your home, leading to costly damage, inconveniences, and even structural issues. Whether it’s a hidden leak, a dripping faucet, or a malfunctioning fixture, addressing plumbing leaks promptly and effectively is crucial. This is where the expertise of Fosh Plumbing & Heating Inc. comes into play. Below, our team of  … Read more

Outdoor Hose Bibbs – When to Repair or Replace

Outdoor Hose Bibbs – When to Repair or Replace

Outdoor hose bibbs, also known as outdoor faucets or spigots, play an integral role in our daily lives. They provide water access for various outdoor activities, like gardening, lawn maintenance, and car washing. However, like any other plumbing fixture, hose bibbs can wear out over time due to constant exposure to the elements and frequent  … Read more