Plumbing Basics

No matter how diligent you are about plumbing maintenance, the truth is that plumbing problems can to anyone, at any time. You can save some money by taking care of basic plumbing repairs yourself. Here are tips for basic plumbing maintenance and repairs that almost anyone can complete.

Plumbing in Your Home

You already know that your home’s plumbing system needs regular maintenance to ensure everything works well. Knowing doesn’t mean doing though. At Wise Choice Plumbing & Rooter, we encourage all you to stay on top of plumbing upkeep. Simple tasks that don’t take very long to complete prevent large repairs, improve the function of pipes and faucets, and decrease water consumption. We offer preventive maintenance tips that are easy to follow and practical. Want to learn more? Click on the following links to discover how to unclog a kitchen sink, fix a running toilet, install a showerhead, and more. Learn More

Plumbing Conservation Tips

Everyday homeowners make plumbing decisions that either save them money or cost them more than necessary. Did you know those simple plumbing adjustments reduce your utility costs? Replacing old toilets with new low-flow toilets is one way to do this since these fixtures account for as much as 40% of total water usage. Lowering the temperature on your water heater and replacing faucets with low-flow models are also easy and affordable ways to save. You don’t have to give up your lifestyle to lower energy costs. Learn More

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a plumbing question? You aren’t alone. Homeowners are curious about how to fix minor problems, troubleshoot, and more. That’s why we’ve set up this FAQ page to answer the most common questions we receive day in and day out about leak repair, clogged toilets, and more. Don’t see your question? Give us a call and we’ll be happy to help. Learn More.

Seasonal Plumbing Tips

Changing temperatures, holiday crowds, and other seasonal changes affect plumbing in different ways. Check out our seasonal plumbing tips so you can prevent emergency repairs. Learn More

Fun Plumbing Facts

Plumbing is our business and our passion! That’s why we’ve put together a fun list of plumbing facts. From the history of toilets to the evolution of toilet paper, you’ll find helpful and entertaining information that you can use to entertain friends and family. Or, keep it to yourself. Do whatever you want with the information. We’re just happy to pass along our passion to you in a fun, light-hearted way. Learn More.

Flushability Factor

Before you buy toilet paper make sure it’s sewer and septic safe. Using a non-approved toilet tissue can clog toilets and cause serious drain and sewer problems. Most brand-name toilet tissue is safe, but if you buy off-brand to save a few bucks, you could be in trouble. If you’re in doubt, check the packaging to ensure that the tissue sewer and septic approved.