Category: Plumbing


Here Are the 5 Most Common Winter Plumbing Problems to Look Out For

Here Are the 5 Most Common Winter Plumbing Problems to Look Out For

  Wintertime in Pennsylvania can be harsh. With the onslaught of freezing temperatures, bone-chilling wind gusts, and heavy snow and ice, several plumbing dilemmas can arise. Avoid the panic that a winter plumbing emergency causes, and protect your home from damages by learning to identify the signs of a plumbing problem before it becomes a  … Read more

4 Main Culprits of a Clogged Shower Drain

4 Main Culprits of a Clogged Shower Drain

    One of the most common problems you will encounter as a homeowner is a clogged shower drain. While this problem can seem insignificant, if left untreated, you could find yourself with a much larger issue if not handled properly by an expert. Below we’re sharing what causes a shower drain to clog and  … Read more

What Causes a Leaky Faucet?

What Causes a Leaky Faucet?

  A leaking faucet can become a major plumbing problem and could cost hundreds of dollars if left unrepaired. A small leak can waste up to three gallons of water a day, and if left for a year, could waste enough water to fill a swimming pool! There are many reasons why your faucet might  … Read more

5 Signs Your Water Pressure Is Too High

5 Signs Your Water Pressure Is Too High

    Establishing the correct water pressure in your home can be tricky. Low water pressure could make daily habits, like showering, miserable. Too high and you run the risk of leaks, worn seals, and damaged fixtures. But, how high is too high, and how do you fix high water pressure? The experts at Fosh  … Read more

How to Prevent Basement Flooding

How to Prevent Basement Flooding

    We’re all excited for those telltale signs of spring—flowers blooming, warmer temperatures, and more daylight. But if you live in an area that’s prone to seasonal thunderstorms, you might be worried about basement flooding. If your basement has ever been damaged by water, you know just how stressful it can be. With a  … Read more

Shower Habits That Can Damage Your Shower Plumbing

Shower Habits That Can Damage Your Shower Plumbing

Did you know something as simple as taking a shower can cause some serious plumbing issues in your home? This may not be the first thing you think of as you are turning the knob and jumping into the shower but it’s true. Bad shower habits can have a negative effect on your plumbing system.  … Read more

Moving Soon? Here’s Your Plumbing Checklist!

Moving Soon? Here’s Your Plumbing Checklist!

There will come a time in life when your current living situation won’t accommodate your lifestyle anymore, and you’ll need to move to a bigger—or smaller—home. Along with the type of home you’re looking for and a good location, an important aspect to take into consideration before signing on the dotted line is the current  … Read more

Why Do I Need to Clean My Drains?

Why Do I Need to Clean My Drains?

Clean drains are an asset that we take for granted until they inevitably break down from repetitive use. Homeowners have, or will, run into this problem at one point or another. Understanding the benefits of keeping your drains clean is the first step to becoming aware on how to maintain them. Here are four reasons  … Read more

Spring Cleaning: Four Ways to Prep Your Home’s Plumbing for Spring

Spring Cleaning: Four Ways to Prep Your Home’s Plumbing for Spring

Spring cleaning isn’t just for purging items in your attic and freshening up your wardrobe—it’s also for your indoor and outdoor plumbing! Not only does prepping your plumbing for the warmer weather help you figure out if problems sprung up during the winter, but it can also help prevent bigger problems in the future, saving  … Read more