How to Properly Clean Your Home’s Storm Drain

Storm drain on side of street clogged with fallen leaves and other debris

Storm drains are a vital part of streets, sidewalks, and other paved surfaces that help to prevent flooding. Despite what Hollywood might have you believe, the biggest issue you’re likely to have with your storm drain isn’t an evil clown. It’s nasty clogs. When you’re faced with a situation that requires storm drain cleaning, several […]

5 Reasons Why Your Tap Water Is Cloudy

A person filling a glass of water at a kitchen sink.

Are you noticing that your normally clear tap water is looking cloudy? If so, you’re not alone. Cloudy tap water is actually a fairly common occurrence in many households. Although it may look unappetizing, it may not necessarily mean that your water is unsafe to drink. Below, let’s explore five potential reasons why your tap […]

How Do I Know if I Have Tree Roots in My Sewer Line?

Go Green plumber checking faucet in kitchen of Greensboro home.

If you live in a neighborhood or on a street surrounded by trees, you probably enjoy the privacy and sense of peace they provide. However, that doesn’t mean you’re completely out of the woods. The truth of the matter is that tree roots can wreak havoc on your sewer lines over time, which can result […]

What Is a P-Trap?

A p-trap located beneath a sink.

When you use your kitchen or bathroom sink, you probably don’t think about all the parts that help this plumbing fixture do its job. However, knowing about these various parts and how they work can be helpful. One of the most vital components is the “P-trap,” which is that sleek, u-shaped pipe beneath your sink. […]

Should You Repair or Replace Your Toilet?

A plumber repairing a toilet in a residential bathroom.

When you encounter a problem with your toilet, your knee-jerk reaction might be to call your plumber and schedule a repair. However, repairs aren’t always the best solution. In some instances, replacing the toilet could be the most cost-effective solution in the long run. Some issues call for repairs, while others demand a complete overhaul. […]

What Can Happen if You Ignore HVAC Maintenance?

A man wearing a winter coat adjusting a thermostat.

The air conditioners and heating systems in our homes experience a lot of use. As a result, it’s easy for us to take these important systems for granted. During the summer months, many of us lower the thermostat without so much as a second thought, expecting the air conditioning unit to kick on without a […]

Does Repiping Add Value to a House?

Go Green plumber using wrench to fix broken P-trap under sink.

When making big home improvements, whether to get your home ready for the market or to fix things up a bit inside, it’s a good idea to find out if you are making the right decision. Additionally, understanding what is considered a good investment will help improve your home value. Repiping your house can certainly […]

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Water Bill

Homeowner looking at water bill in Washington D.C. home office.

Water is the source of life. It’s something we can’t live without — literally — and a commodity we sometimes take for granted.  Between cooking, cleaning, and staying hydrated, water is used on a daily basis to keep your household running. It’s no surprise, then, that your water bill is so high at the end […]

How to Fix a Leaky Outdoor Faucet

Outdoor faucet leaking

There’s nothing pleasing about a water leak, and it especially isn’t great to hear the drips of water mocking all of your dollars going down the drain. Many homeowners ignore water leaks, but they contribute to the over 180 gallons of water lost every week. 

9 Red Flags of Water Heater Failure

Damaged water heater leaking from bottom of the tank in basement of Greensboro, NC, home.

Do you feel the winter chill in the air? The hot Guilford County summers we know and love have come to an end. Now, it’s time to shift our focus to the holiday season and all the cold days that come with it.  Did you know that water heaters have to work harder in the […]