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April Showers Bring Flooded Basements

Spring rains are doing their job to make Frederick County lawns beautiful, but they can do a lot of damage to your basement if your sump pump isn’t working. Before you find your belongings under water, here’s how to know if your sump pump is working correctly, and what to

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Buying a Home This Spring? Hire a Plumber First!

If you’re buying a home in Frederick County this spring, you’ve probably already made your wish list including the number of bedrooms, preferred neighborhood, and whether you’d like a two-story or a ranch. But a lot of potential homeowners don’t realize that even when they find the “perfect” home, they need

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School’s Out! Prepare for summer plumbing problems now.

There’s a lot of excitement in the air as we approach summer in Frederick County. The kids will soon be home every day getting more sleep, eating more of your food, and…we have to say it…causing more potential plumbing problems. Let’s take a look at how to prevent some of these issues. Toilet

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How to Keep Melting Snow from Flooding Your Basement

Just as the weather folks predicted, we got a lot of snow in Maryland. Winter Storm Jonas packed a punch in Frederick County and the snow looked pretty as it fell, but now that it’s piled up in our yards and will soon melt, it’s time to think about something not so pretty:

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Installing a Bathroom in Your Basement? Hire a Plumber

After watching shows on HGTV, you might think all it takes to install a basement bathroom is a weekend with the help of a few buddies. But there’s a lot more to consider besides what kind of shower, toilet and sink you want to install. And a lot more work than

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Protect Your Home from Snow Buildup

Many of us in Frederick County enjoy watching the snow fall, but as it starts to build up inch by inch around our homes, it’s important to think about the damage it can cause when it melts. Let’s look at a few things you can do to reduce potential problems and claims on

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Keep Your Basement Dry This Spring

We’re crossing our fingers that we’ve seen the last of snow and ice, but that means we’ll be moving on to Mother Nature’s next challenge: Rain! After a hard rain, it’s always a shock to feel water on your feet when you step into your basement. A working sump pump

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