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Sewer Line Repair Cost

Sewer Line Repair Cost

The thought of a sewer line repair cost can make your stomach drop. No, it is not a traditional DIY project and it is probably a good idea to call some plumbers to get some estimates. Yes, I have to be honest when I say: It is a big job and it may cost you a little to...

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What Are The Signs of a Broken Sewer Pipe?

What Are The Signs of a Broken Sewer Pipe?

THE SIGNS OF A BROKEN SEWER PIPE A sewer pipe break is a headache. There I said it. It causes back-ups into your home and possible sewage flooding in your yard. It is more of a job than a simple clogged drain. Through time, sewer lines are used a lot to flush the...

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Most Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

Most Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

The most frequently asked plumbing questions are not the dumbest ones! But, they are the questions that form a basic foundation to our own plumbing knowledge. For the non-plumber, plumbing can be difficult to understand. Questions like "Why is my hot water heater not...

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The Holiday Plumbing Wish List

The Holiday Plumbing Wish List

The Holiday season is upon us and Santa is close to coming to town. What is on your holiday plumbing wish list this year? Is it a new toilet for the downstairs half bath? OR maybe you tried to replace the outside spigot. Either way, if you wish hard enough and give...

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What To Do When The Sump Pump Alarm Goes Off

What To Do When The Sump Pump Alarm Goes Off

"What to do when the sump pump alarm goes off" is a great question. The sound of the alarm is scary enough because you might be on the verge of a flooded basement or crawl space. In this article we will go over some of the factors you may consider when you hear the...

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Plumbing I Can Do Myself

Plumbing I Can Do Myself

When a simple plumbing issue come to rise in the home. "can I do this by myself" is a possible response you may have just so you can save some money. But, you may run into a time that the job is simply too big for your knowledge.    Let's not worry about that scenario...

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Things Plumbers Find With a Camera

Things Plumbers Find With a Camera

When a clog or pipe burst happens and a professional plumber gets a call to fix it. The plumber has to fish around to see what is causing the problem within the drain. Sometimes it comes to a point where the plumber has send a camera down the line to get a visual...

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Pro’s of Getting Your Drain Cleaned Professionally

Pro’s of Getting Your Drain Cleaned Professionally

Every once in a while you will need to get your drain cleaned because there will be a clog or an icky smell coming up and out. Whether the case, you can approach the drain yourself to try to resolve the problem. There are plenty of DIY techniques online.   But, if you...

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Is My Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Is My Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Have you ever seen the movie Erin Brokovich and her journey of discovering contaminated tap water? If you have not, the topic of today's blog might motivate you too. Tap water usually does not look as a danger in your home. In which, if you drink it, there is a good...

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Do I Need a New Water Softener?

Do I Need a New Water Softener?

Do you need a new water softener? Like every appliance in your home. It will eventually go bad. Old age kicks into the old piece of metal and you begin to see a decline in the job it is supposed to do. So, what about your water softener?   Water softener's perform a...

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How to Find Your Main Water Shut-Off Valve

How to Find Your Main Water Shut-Off Valve

Trying to find your main water shut-off valve? There are plenty of reasons on why you need to find your main water shut-off valve. Maybe you are getting your bathroom remodeled by a licensed plumber. Or you have noticed a really bad leak and you need to shut off the...

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Toilet Tank, Base, or Bowl is Cracked?

Toilet Tank, Base, or Bowl is Cracked?

No, it is not a sign that you need to go on a Jenny Craig diet. Cracking is a very common thing to happen. It happens because either your toilet is getting a little older or it encountered some impact. Usually, if your toilet has a crack we recommend a brand new...

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Main Sewer Line Back-Up: Causes and Symptoms

Main Sewer Line Back-Up: Causes and Symptoms

The main sewer line that takes away your (well, you know) is critical to the function of any home or business. When that line gets clogged, it can cause a little chaos and a foul smell for that matter. But, do not worry, you can get this fixed by Carter's My Plumber!...

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Bathroom Remodeling Tips!

Bathroom Remodeling Tips!

So, you are going to remodel your bathroom? You want to update it to the more trendy ways of the new decade rolling in. Updating keeps things nice and adds value to your home. But, there are a couple big and minor things you can do to ensure that you and potential...

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Sump Pump Alarm Is Going Off. What Do I Do?

Sump Pump Alarm Is Going Off. What Do I Do?

You are asleep in your comfy bed and within the distance you hear a frightening sound. A sound that is coming from below. It is your sump pump alarm. So, what do you do when you hear the sump pump alarm? Do you ignore it? Act like it is not there? No! Immediately go...

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What Causes Urinal Overflow

What Causes Urinal Overflow

Hello everybody! Prince of Plumbing here with your blog of the day and before I start I want to start with..   Move over girls! This is man territory! Today, we are talking about "man" things. Things that men like, like: Football, Cars, and...Urinals? Yes! Urinals!...

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What to Do When You Get a High Water Bill

What to Do When You Get a High Water Bill

Life is expensive! Especially after you pay for all the necessities of life. You have groceries, the light bill, car payment and gas. But, after a few months or so you realize that you have a high water bill. Higher than it has been in the past but you know you have...

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Child Flushed a Toy Down The Toilet!

Child Flushed a Toy Down The Toilet!

Your child flushed a toy down the toilet huh? His/hers Buzz Lightyear is stuck between the pipes and causing a back-flow onto your new tile and trim. You are not sure who is crying more. Your child who is screaming about the horrible drowning they are witnessing or...

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How Do I Clear A Clogged Drain?

How Do I Clear A Clogged Drain?

Deep down in the turning pipes of your dark crawl space lays a ball of your own hair. Clogging the pipe that leads to the sewer. Leaving you with a pool of water in your sink. Clogs can be anything from hair to soap scum and calls come into plumbers daily about drain...

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Help! My Water is Discolored!

Help! My Water is Discolored!

You get up in the morning, stretch your muscles, and walk into your bathroom to brush your teeth. Once you put on the toothpaste and turn on your sink to add some water and…your water is YELLOW! You are brushing your teeth with water that is the exact color you are...

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Why Is My Garbage Disposal Not Working?

Why Is My Garbage Disposal Not Working?

Is your garbage disposal not working? Do not worry because Carters’ My Plumber is here to help with you with all your plumbing needs. Garbage disposals are a very handy tool for meal clean-up. But, if taken for granted a little bit. You can jam your garbage disposal...

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How To Get Your Diamond Ring Out Of The Drain

How To Get Your Diamond Ring Out Of The Drain

Oh no! You dropped your beautiful wedding ring down the drain and the shiny rock disappeared in the overflow of bubbles coming out of your sink. You panic and dive into your sink and then it hits you. Your ring went down the drain and is floating down blinging next to...

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How to Dispose a Water Heater Tank

How to Dispose a Water Heater Tank

So, you just got a new and fancy water heater put in your home. But, for whatever reason the service you used does not dispose the tank themselves or you installed it yourself. Now, you have an old tank sitting around your house. So, where and what are your options to...

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When You Should Replace Your Water Heater

When You Should Replace Your Water Heater

Little do we know how easy water heaters make our lives. Can you imagine taking a cold shower everyday (if you are a shower everyday type of person). Water heaters are easily one of the most expensive system a house or building can have and when they fail, it can make...

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Carter’s My Plumber is Hiring!

Carter’s My Plumber is Hiring!

Carter's My Plumber is Hiring Plumbers!  Here at Carter’s My Plumber, we are hiring plumbers with at least three years of experience who know all the tricks of the plumbing trade and great customer service! If you are a Service Plumber looking for a new start at a...

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Why Do I Run Out of Hot Water So Fast?

Why Do I Run Out of Hot Water So Fast?

Let me ask you if this is the life you live: You are standing in the shower listening to your favorite Pandora station and the water is the most perfect, warm temperature. But then, all of the sudden….the water changes to a downpour of Antarctic temperatures! You...

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Which is better: Tank or Tankless Water Heaters?

Which is better: Tank or Tankless Water Heaters?

Are you considering replacing the water heater in your home? Or maybe you are building a new home and debating if a tank or tankless water heater better fits your needs? Luckily, there are a number of factors homeowners can decipher from. Here are the components of...

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Why Won’t My Toilet Flush

Why Won’t My Toilet Flush

What does “won’t flush” actually mean, does it mean a slow or weak flush? Possibly your toilet flushes but drains slowly, and doesn’t even drain everything from the bowl.

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