August 7, 2017

Town is busy! Have you noticed? Lots of people have come up to visit and enjoy our great weather. I imagine that if your family is anything like mine then you have  been spending a lot of outside this time of year. 

When the weather is nice like this I do get to vi...

July 17, 2017

“Okay. In all honesty, I never dreamed I’d be a plumber writing a blog about toilets. Ever…” So you may want to sit down for this. (Oops. Bad choice of words.)

There are some things you just don’t discuss when you are invited into a home. But you almost always don’t go...

March 20, 2017

People often ask me about this. I understand how temping it can be to buy a giant bottle with horrible smelling chemicials to pour down the drain in hopes that it will solve a drain problem for a while. But the truth is those nasty chemicals can literally eat holes in...

September 14, 2016

 It seems that dozens of new people buy a home in Flagstaff everyday. Most of them are familiar with how to prepare your home for freezing temps...but some are not. Here are a few tips that will help you from getting into a bind during the first cold snap.

1. Drain...

September 8, 2016

I visit several homes in Flagstaff each day. Most of the people that I get to meet have lived in their homes for less than 10 years. Every once and while I meet someone who has been in the same home for 20 or 30 years. But this week I was able to help a family who has...

July 15, 2016

Flagstaff has been officially running programs to help the city save water for almost 20 years. Just in case you were unaware you are to only water your yard during certain days of the week and at certain times. More info at

One of the la...

July 14, 2016

I got to visit a home the other day that needed a little plumbing attention. No surprise there, right? 

The homeowner wanted to move into this century and get away from the old style of shower control with inconsistent and difficult to adjust temperature. To make things...

June 22, 2016

One thing that I have not really been able to figure out is the cost of bottled water compared to the cost of gasoline. I do not spend a lot of time keeping up with the cost of a barrel of oil, but if you do the math you will find if we had cars that ran on bottled wat...

June 21, 2016

I get to visit several homes in Flagstaff each day and someone always asks me if they should get a Tank-less Water Heater. Tank-less Systems have made some pretty cool advancements in the last several years. The cost is quite a bit higher but for some homes it is a gre...

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