Pipe Dreams: A Guide to Common Residential Pipe Types
If you’ve ever played any of the 200+ games in the Mario franchise, you’re aware of the significant role that pipes play in the Mushroom
Time to Replace Your Old Faithful Porcelain Throne?
When it comes to your toilet, it can be hard to know when it’s time to replace it. While some issues can be fixed with
Toilet Rescue: How to Deep Clean Your Toilet
We all know that keeping your toilet clean and free of clogs is an essential part of maintaining a healthy and hygienic home, but when
This Valentine’s Day, Make Sure to Call… Your Plumber?!?
With February 14th around the corner, everyone is looking for that romantic gift that will have their loved one gushing to their co-workers when they
Heiland Home Services Holiday Plumbing Reminders!
As November moves along and the days get shorter and shorter, the lack of daylight doesn’t mean a lack of things in your schedule… in
Hot Water Without Breaking the Bank
Times are tough. Inflation. Soaring prices. Wage Stagnation. Each of us is doing what we can to make the most of what we’ve got. Decreasing
Prevent Basement Flooding!
Often, when a call comes in to a plumber, the conversation starts with, “Help! I just…” followed by a description of the emergency our customer
Plumbing 101: How to Join PVC
At Heiland Home Services, we prioritize educating and informing our clients and community about their home’s plumbing! That’s why we regularly update our blog with
Why is my dishwasher not draining?
The LAST thing you probably want to do is hand wash your dishes tonight. (What is this… the dark ages?!?) But that may be what
Why does my garbage disposal smell… like GARBAGE?
Modern technological advancements become such a part of our lives; we can’t imagine life without them. iPhones, air conditioning, smartwatches, VR… and the list goes
Inspect Today, Save Tomorrow!
Sewer line maintenance and inspections are inarguably one of the most overlooked areas of home maintenance known to man. Buried beneath the ground, sewer lines,
April Showers Bring… May Flooding!?
You know what they say, “April showers bring May flowers.” Sounds like good things on the horizon, right? Maybe. That is, if those peaceful April
Spring has sprung!
It’s official: Spring has sprung! But the question is… have you sprung a leak? Everyone loves spring. It’s like the whole world is waking up
Water Leak Detector
We’ll save you the trouble of having to read this whole blog post: The next purchase for your home (and peace of mind) should be
The benefits of professional drain cleaning.
It’s as easy as A,B,C! As a homeowner, you’ll need to decide if you want to be reactive or proactive. A reactive homeowner will find
Treat Yourself to Water Treatment!
On a scientific level, having a water softener installed in your home will remove excess calcium and magnesium from your water […]
What’s Up with Sump Pumps?
With the change in seasons, comes fresh new colors, scents, and weather. With all the things you have to look forward to this fall and winter, don’t
13 Common Plumbing Myths
Since becoming a homeowner, you’ve probably become a master at do-it-yourself maintenance projects. One of the joys of owning a home is the pride that
Reduce Your Water Pressure, Reduce Your Stress!
Reducing the amount of pressure in your life is a good thing whether it’s the pressures of work, the pressures of parenting, the pressures of
Heiland Home Services Top 10 Tips & Tricks for Plumbing
1) Know where your emergency shut-off is! This tip seems really basic, but you’d be amazed how many people wouldn’t know how or where to
IF You Flush IT! The Plumber you’ll Greet!
We’ve all heard the horror stories of someone whose kid crammed a teddy bear, toothbrush, or action figure down the commode, and while this is
Is your toilet running? Better catch it!
We all remember that guy in junior high who thought he was such a comedian… “Is your refrigerator running? Well, you’d better catch it!” While
Winterize Your Hose Bibs Now to Avoid Disaster Later!
The holidays are almost upon us. Leaves are changing colors and falling and soon we can anticipate snow covering the bare branches they have left
Exercise Those Valves and Save!
In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, certain areas of home maintenance tend to get pushed to the back burner. Home owners simply take
16 Things you should never put down your garbage disposal
Disposal of millions of tons of food waste that large towns produce every year is a big challenge. Without a good garbage disposal mechanism, our
Locating and Operating Your Main Water Shut-Off Valve
Knowing where to turn off your home’s main water supply is as important as knowing where to switch off or reset an electric breaker or
Home drain Tips & Tricks
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