Buddy’s Blog

Plumbing for your Valentine?

There are all kinds of reasons to have a plumber come out to your house.  You might need a water heater installed; a leak fixed; a drain unclogged; a sump pump checked.  But one of our customers called in and wanted to surprise her Valentines with a special gift...

Pump It Up!

Back in the day our ancestors used to walk down to the creek, drop a bucket in the water until it was full, and then grunt it back to the abode with hopes of not splashing most of the water out along the way. When wells were used, sophistication...

Valves: The Control Freaks of Your Plumbing

The idea is simple:  Keep the water from coming out when you don’t want it to, and when you do want it to come out, be able to control the flow.  There.  That’s what your valves do for you.  While valves may not seem like something you want to...

It’s Simply Plumbing

Plumbing’s primary premise is simple:  Direct fluids where you want them to go, when you want them to go there, and keep them from showing up where they’re not desired.  For the next few blog posts we are going to look at the various components of your plumbing that...