Tips for Fixing a Stinky Garbage Disposal

Tips for Fixing a Stinky Garbage Disposal

Are you noticing a foul smell coming from your kitchen? Stand over your sink and take a whiff. It could be coming from your garbage disposal. Even if you’ve been careful with what you put down the sink, all garbage disposals get build-up from time to time, which basically consists of rotting, decomposing food. It’s likely this could be causing your smell problem.

Thankfully, there are a few quick fixes you can try that may get rid of that build-up and get your sink smelling clean again. Just be sure hands, fingers and all other human extremities are out of the way before trying any of these cleaning tips.

Common Bathroom Renovation and Repair Problems

Bathroom Renovation Problems

It's possible to start a bathroom renovation project or repairs without even considering any underlying plumbing issues, but to take this approach usually ends in disaster. Some plumbing problems are easily fixed and easy plumbing jobs can be safely done by the handy homeowner, but more difficult bathroom renovation issues should only be repaired by a licensed plumber - it's important to know the difference.

Bathroom Plumbing Problems

Before you begin your bathroom renovation job or any major repairs, do an audit of the current plumbing problems there might be with your system and setup. You need to consider the following plumbing issues.

Bovio Heating and Air Conditioning is Now Offering Heating Repairs in Cherry Hill, NJ for Spring 2013

Bovio Heating and Air Conditioning is Now Offering Heating Repairs

(PRWEB) March 26, 2013 -- Spring and summer are on the horizon. However, ensuring that a heating unit is in proper working order during the spring and summer also guarantees that a home, business, or other commercial establishment has hot running water whenever it is needed. Therefore, it doesn’t matter how hot or cold it is outside, making sure that a heating unit is up to par is essential at any time of the year. After a long winter season here in the northeast, it is also equally as important to check on the efficiency of the unit in order to make sure that it is ready for next winter. Therefore, to make sure a heating unit is performing the way it should, Bovio Heating and Air Conditioning is now offering heating repairs in Cherry Hill, NJ, for spring 2013.

Meyer & Depew Addresses Heating Challenges Homeowners Face During Extreme Winter Weather Conditions

Meyer & Depew

Kenilworth, NJ (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 -- As the winter season enters its latter stages the bitterly cold temperatures have placed considerable strain on home heating equipment that has had to run virtually non-stop during the prolonged cold snaps. In addition, “roller-coaster” temperature swings have placed “stop-and-start” stress on home heating equipment as it is called upon to first keep the home warm and comfortable during a plunge in temperatures, then sit idle for prolonged periods of time as warmer weather blankets the region. For many unfortunate families the result has been no heat on the coldest days.

Gillece Pittsburgh Plumbing Services Now Offering Moen MotionSense Kitchen Faucet

Gillece Plumbing Offering Moen MotionSense Kitchen Faucet

The MotionSense faucet is one product that enhances convenience and efficiency, features that Gillece aims to provide to their customers. With hands-free operation, MotionSense optimizes functionality in the kitchen. Through the use of two infrared sensors, one on top of the faucet and one below the spout, users can turn water on with the wave of a hand or the placement of an object at the bottom sensor, and then off again with another wave or removal of the object. A built-in timer also shuts off water after two minutes for additional convenience. The MotionSense faucet is designed for everyday kitchen functionality and is available to Gillece customers throughout the Pittsburgh region.

Rooter Medic Offers Special Sewer and Drain Services to Pittsburgh

Rooter Medic Offers Special Sewer and Drain Services to Pittsburgh

Rooter Medic uses the latest in sewer and drain equipment, technology, and solutions in order to provide effective and efficient service. Their services are designed to address clogs, backups, pipeline breaks, and root intrusions, as well as to repair plumbing systems. Some services provided by Rooter Medic include sewer and drain cleaning, video inspection, tree root removal, and trenchless sewer replacement. Rooter Medic also addresses plumbing problems related to sinks and toilets, such as deep-rooted clogs and sewage backup. Each type of sewer issue can be properly detected through a sewer video inspection.

Book a Plumber. There's an App for That

Handybook Introduces Real-Time Instant booking app to Plumbing.

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Handybook, the real time instant booking app and website for booking handymen and household services, today announced the availability of simple real-time plumber booking to New York City residents. In less time than it takes to order a pizza, New Yorkers can search, find and book an appointment with a local plumber based on their availability and location.

Handybook makes booking an appointment to fix a broken pipe or toilet as easy as ordering shoes from Amazon or a pizza from Papa Johns. Because each plumber is pre-approved and guaranteed to show up on time, Handybook can offer hassle-free service to New Yorkers. Plus, with Handybook's new mobile app, New Yorkers can book reliable service providers from their mobile device in less than 90 seconds, while on the go.

Sioux Chief Launches New ProCheck Backwater Valve for Plumbing Contractors

Sioux Chief’s new ProCheck backwater valve

Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 -- Kansas City based rough plumbing manufacturer, Sioux Chief, announced it has launched the new ProCheck backwater valve designed for both shallow and deep-bury plumbing installations.

ProCheck is unique because it allows plumbing contractors to buy and stock one type of valve which can be adapted for either a shallow or deep-bury application,” said Sioux Chief product group director, Chris Ismert.

Delta 1 Plumbing Announces Special on Sewer Slab Leak Detection

Delta 1 Plumbing Announces Special on Sewer Slab Leak Detection

Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 -- Delta 1 Plumbing, a leading plumbing repair company in Fort Worth, Texas, is pleased to announce that they are now offering a special discount on sewer slab lead detection. For a limited time, the company will provide a free sewer slab leak inspection with the purchase of repair services for broken sewer slabs.

Delta 1 Plumbing uses the latest technology and equipment to accurately locate and pinpoint all leaks under the slab. Their slab leak specialist are knowledgable and experienced, allowing them to provide the highest quality, professional leak detection service. In addition, their equipment is state-of-the-art, and inspected to meet the high standard of work they provide to their customers.

Bloomingdale Plumbing Contractor Debuts New Website Explaining Importance of Backflow Devices

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 -- Consumers turn their faucets on every day and assume safe drinking water is immediately available. However, when water pressure fails or is reduced, contaminated water from the ground, storage, or other systems can be drawn into the water supply.

To prevent this occurrence, backflow devices are needed. For example, lawn irrigation systems need a vacuum breaker backflow preventer to protect against lawn and pesticide chemicals being drawn in from the lawn and back into the drinking water supply. The University of Southern California Foundation for Cross –Connection Control and Hydraulic Research conducted a study to determine the degree of protection against backflow that is present in today’s homes. They found that nearly 10 percent of residences had direct health hazard cross-connections.

AirSmiths Now Concentrating on Effective Home Performance Services Sacramento

AirSmiths Concentrating on Home Performance Services Sacramento

Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 -- AirSmiths realizes that effective home performance of HVAC systems takes on new meaning during the cold months in Sacramento. Families are looking for the utmost comfort and operating efficiency, and also need to save on energy bills and repair during these days of economic hardships. By concentrating on delivering excellent home performance services at competitive prices, AirSmiths Heating and Air is helping residents take a step towards more financial freedom.

Hutchinson Plumbing Heating Cooling is Now Available for Hot Water Heater Repairs this Winter 2013

Hutchinson Plumbing Heating Cooling is Now Available for Hot Water Heater Repairs this Winter 2013

(PRWEB) January 10, 2013 -- As everyone knows what can happen will happen, its Murphy’s Law. In the summer, people are bound to have problems with their air conditioner, so they have to call an air conditioning service in Philadelphia to sort out the problem and fix it. In the winter, people are bound to lose heat or hot water. This winter season 2013, the plumbers in Philadelphia at Hutchinson Plumbing Heating and Cooling are now readily available for hot water heater repairs.

Hutchinson offers all the hot water heater repairs and services that one could need ranging from maintenance and repair of an existing hot water heater, to installation of a new water heater (natural gas, propane, or electric) or one of the new innovative tankless solutions.

10 Ways to Act Quickly With First Aid for Frozen Pipes

10 Ways to Act Quickly With First Aid for Frozen Pipes

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 05, 2013 -- “If pipes do freeze,” says Beall, “the first sign may be a faucet that refuses to yield water. But all too often, the freeze-up is announced by a flood from a break.” Water expands about 8 per cent in volume as it begins to freeze, generating pressure that splits pipes, especially where expansion is impeded by joints or bends. “Ice may form throughout a long straight section of supply line before it meets and obstruction and cracks the pipe; thus, says Beall, “the entire length of pipe that supplies a stopped faucet should be considered suspect, both for ice blockages and leaks.”

Tietze Plumbing Launches New Website

Tietze Plumbing Launches New Website

San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 -- Tietze Plumbing, a trusted plumbing company in San Antonio, recently announced that it has launched a new, updated website, In an effort to increase visibility through a stronger web presence, Tietze Plumbing has focused resources on building a more intuitive, content-rich website along with an increased emphasis on the company's history and create a look that will appeal to a larger audience.

Circuit Solver Valve Approved for Sale & Installation in Massachusetts

Circuit Solver™ Valve Approved for Sale & Installation in Massachusetts

Warminster, PA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 -- Therm-Omega-Tech, the global leader in the design and manufacture of self-actuating temperature control valves, announced today that its Circuit Solver™ valve for domestic hot water systems is now approved by the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters for installation in Massachusetts.

“We are excited that Circuit Solver has been approved for sale and installation in Massachusetts,” said James Logue Jr., President and CEO of Therm-Omega-Tech. “Massachusetts has a strict policy when it comes to plumbing systems. This approval further cements Circuit Solver as the best solution for domestic hot water delivery problems.”

FloHawks and Honey Buckets Announce Plans for Expansion

FloHawks and Honey Buckets Announce Plans for Expansion

Puyallup, WA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 -- When FloHawks and Honey Bucket were strategically planning for expansion in 2013, critical factors such as service times, reduction in operational costs and keeping competitive rates came into review. Thus, as opposed to purchasing more operation vehicles and lowering pricing, both companies decided to purchase property in order to bring operations closer to the customer.

The property acquired is in the City of Pacific just off the King County border with easy access to the freeway. Both companies’ project service and delivery times to be reduced as much as 20%. With this reduction in windshield time, fuel costs will lower allowing rates to continue to stay competitive. In addition, there are plans to build a dump facility to cut down on disposal costs in truck transporting.

Repipe Specialist Blows Whistle on Substandard Plumbing, Announces Lifetime Guarantee

Repipe Specialist Blows Whistle on Substandard Plumbing

January 02, 2013 -- Leading California Copper Repipe Specialist, MasterServ, announces a level of service touted as second to none with “guaranteed for the rest of your life” service on repiping homes and businesses. This announcement comes in light of the widespread, gradual deterioration of plumbing systems throughout the state. Many homes have reached a point of not only leaking pipes, under-the-house slab leaks pooling water under the house and other major devaluing issues, but according to a company source, replacement of such systems with lower quality materials can turn a repair solution into a soon-repeating problem.

Ace Air Partners with Southwest Human Development for Book Drive

Ace Air Partners with Southwest Human Development for Book Drive

PHOENIX, AZ, December 30, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ace Air is proudly collaborating with Southwest Human Development of Arizona in efforts to collect new and gently used children's book donations for their literacy and early development program. In exchange for book donations, Ace Air will be providing their customers with a ten dollar discount on all heating tune-ups scheduled through the month of January.

Southwest Human Development is an organization here in the valley that provides services for health and early development for children with disabilities. They specialize in children ages birth to five, assisting in education and literacy programs, Easter Seals Disabilities services and general health and development. They were founded in 1981 by Ginger Ward, growing to serve nearly 135,000 children and families in Arizona.

Don’t Take Your Plumbing for Granted This Winter

Don’t Take Your Plumbing for Granted This Winter

Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 -- It happens every year: people make New Year’s resolutions to save more money, but they forget to prevent their plumbing from becoming a money eater. As a result, winter is one of the busiest times for plumbers. Plumbers frequently spend the winter months fixing frozen pipes.

Roto-Rooter plumbers are proud to be of service in an emergency. However, they know most people prefer to prevent a plumbing problem rather than deal with costly repairs.


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