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Extending the life of your Garbage disposal

How to Extend the Life of Your Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals are standard in most homes and offer great convenience in cleaning up after cooking or eating … but  … they can also be one of the more temperamental kitchen implements. You have to be extremely careful about how you use them. Garbage disposals are highly prone to seizing up, which in turn, will
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A clogged drain can be simple fix

DIY Tips for a Clogged Drain

Dealing with a clogged drain can be frustrating Add clogged drains to the list of life’s inevitable headaches. The number one culprit of clogged bathtub and shower drains is a buildup of hair. When you wash your hair, strands fall out and travel down the drain where they combine with soap and shampoo build-up to
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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes in the Winter

Simple prevention tips from Calhoun Plumbing Summer winding down and crisp autumn air can only mean one thing – winter is coming. One headache that homeowners deal with in the winter is frozen pipes, which can leave you without running water or worse, a mess to clean up from a burst pipe.  But you can
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Find out why you shouldn't flush disposable wipes from the experts at Calhoun Plumbing

What’s Wrong With Flushing Disposable Wipes?

People commonly flush disposable wipes down the toilet. Unfortunately, this practice can lead to a variety of problems in the home’s plumbing, including slow drains and sewer backups. Know why this causes a problem and what you can do about to help you protect your home’s plumbing from clogs and expensive repairs. Why Is Toilet
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