DIY Tips From the Warner Service Blog

How to Clear a Drain Using a Drain Snake

Posted by Warner Service on Apr 16, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Anyone living with long haired people (or being one yourself) will, in all likelihood, come into contact with a clogged drain at least once in a lifetime. With an increasingly environmentally and health conscious populace, chemicals like Drain-O have fallen in popularity. What possible alternatives are available to the average consumer? 

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Topics: Plumbing

Drainage System Basics for Beginners

Posted by Warner Service on Apr 12, 2019 12:36:00 PM

The first thing to know is that the supply and drainage subsystems are two distinct operations without overlap. Bridges between the two exist, but the bridges are what make the system worth having. In plumbing jargon, any bridge between the supply and drainage subsystems is a fixture.

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Topics: Plumbing, Ecofriendliness, Appliances

9 Eco-Friendly Drainage Products for Your Pipes

Posted by Warner Service on Apr 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Your drainage pipes are a precious part of your home, so it’s important to take great care of them. Because they’re responsible for constantly removing waste and maintaining the smooth flow of water throughout your home, your drainage pipes require a good cleaning every now and then (every 4 to 8 weeks to be precise). To get the best, safest cleaning possible, here are a few of Warner Service’s favorite all-natural products for your pipes:

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Topics: Plumbing, Ecofriendliness

Residential Drainage Systems 101

Posted by Warner Service on Apr 2, 2019 4:19:00 PM

Home drainage is complex if you've never worked with it before. Understanding the basics of residential drainage helps any homeowner better prepare and handle plumbing maintenance issues that may arise.

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Topics: Plumbing

Plumbing Maintenance — 6 Tips for Aging Systems

Posted by Warner Service on Mar 29, 2019 12:52:00 PM

 

Your plumbing is often the unsung hero of your home. It’s the part that you never expect to see and always expect to work. However, as plumbing systems age, many little problems can begin to add up. Plumbing maintenance might not sound like a huge issue for you right now, but it can actually prevent many of the (expensive) headaches caused by neglect. Water damage can cause thousands of dollars of unnecessary repair costs, so it is best to just take a few simple steps to keep your plumbing flowing freely!

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Topics: Maintenance, Plumbing

5 Eco-Friendly Tips to Conserve Water (and Money)

Posted by Warner Service on Mar 26, 2019 3:37:00 PM

In recent years, we have become used to huge snowstorms in the winter and droughts in the summer. However, Warner Service wants you to know that even if there is no drought this year, water conservation is still a major issue for both the environment and your energy bill. By conserving water and using it more efficiently, you can help the area around you and save money on your utilities. Follow these 5 steps to conserve water and start feeling the savings today!

1. Upgrade Your Showerhead

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Topics: Plumbing, Energy Savings, Ecofriendliness

5 Tips for Cleaning Your Water System

Posted by Warner Service on Mar 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It doesn’t matter if you’re depending on a whole house water filtration system or something as small as an in-door refrigerator unit. Providing clean water for the health and happiness of your family is important — and keeping that system maintained is vital. Here are five tips for cleaning your water system.

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Topics: Maintenance, Plumbing, Do-It-Yourself

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Plumbing

Posted by Warner Service on Mar 8, 2019 1:21:00 PM

Spring is right around the corner and Warner Service is here to help you with your plumbing spring cleaning!

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Topics: Plumbing

What to Do in an Emergency Plumbing Situation

Posted by Warner Service on Feb 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

You're likely familiar with emergency plumbing situations, from burst pipes to county water line meltdowns. To help you avoid crisis mode during your next emergency, here’s how to handle any plumbing catastrophe.

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Topics: Maintenance, Plumbing, Do-It-Yourself

Why Is My Plumbing Making That Sound?

Posted by Warner Service on Jan 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Do you hear strange sounds when you turn on the faucet? Or when you flush the toilet? These noises can actually help diagnose plumbing problems in the pipes. 

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Topics: Plumbing