How To Avoid Frozen Pipes During Record-Setting Cold WeekendArctic-like temperatures put stress on both homes and people who have to work outside.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Plumbers In High Demand As Families Flush Paper Products Other Than Toilet PaperFlushing those products can cause a big problem for pipes, including clogs and even sewage coming back up into the home.
Wounded Veteran Gets $100,000 Over Plumbing Company FiringA veteran who was wounded in Iraq and fired from his job at Roto-Rooter in a Twin Cities suburb is getting $100,000 from the plumbing company per the terms of a federal agreement.
With Bitter Cold’s Return Comes Frozen Water PipesA sudden cold snap hitting Minnesota is all it takes to get the phones ringing at local plumbers. That's because they're the experts when it comes to thawing -- and repairing -- frozen water and drain pipes.
How To Prevent Flooding From Frozen, Cracked PipesThe end of our extreme cold weather is coming soon. But the warmup we've been waiting for will bring big problems for some homeowners. Pipes that froze and cracked during the freeze could soon dump hundreds of gallons of water into basements, bathrooms and kitchens. Plumbing companies say it's been a couple decades since they've seen this many problems. And they say homeowners better get them fixed as soon as possible.
As Temps Drop, Take Care Of Your PipesWithin the week, we could see days where the high temp is below zero. The extreme cold snap is not only uncomfortable for us, but it can also do a number on our homes.
Plumber Calls Increase With Roto-Rooter ComplaintsWhile we're thinking turkey and shopping, it's the plunger that symbolizes the holiday best for plumbers. That's because Thanksgiving creates more clogs than any other day of the year.