Plumbing Quick Tips

Two-Minute Tips: Unclogging Drains | bluefrog Plumbing + Drain

At bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, we have an easy, comprehensive method to unclogging drains that all starts with locating the clean-out underneath the sink. Our plumbers will go in, locate the location of the clean-out, and begin the unclogging process from there. The plumber will use a snake, insert it through the clean-out, and resolve your drain issue. We ask that you refrain from, or simply inform us if you have used any intense chemical products to unclog your drain beforehand. Our plumbers could get burned or are equipment can prove less effective.

Two-Minute Tips: Maintaining Your Garbage Disposal | bluefrog Plumbing + Drain

At bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, we always want to inform our clients on the smartest ways to maintain their appliances. In this Two-Minute Tip, we go over easy ways to clean your garbage disposal using your dishwashing detergent, or even some lemon peel if you so choose. Additionally, our expert locates the reset button of your garbage disposal underneath the machine should it ever quit on you unexpectedly, and how to turn the blades if it becomes stopped up in a particular part of the machine.

Two-Minute Tips: Keeping Your Water Filtration System in Good Condition | bluefrog Plumbing + Drain

Your water filtration system is a crucial element of your home, and we figured that while we were underneath the sink, we would take the opportunity to show you how to change your water filter, as well as how to turn your emergency shutoff valves. These are both important tasks, and should not be forgotten about to make sure that your water is pure and your machine is in top condition.

Two-Minute Tips: Cleaning Your Drain Properly | bluefrog Plumbing + Drain

In this video, we are talking all about drain cleaning. We offer a superior drain cleaning product at bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, and the reason we always like to take the opportunity to tell clients about it is that it is not toxic like other chemical-laden ones out there. Our product is made up if good, non-harmful bacteria that targets bad bacteria that is lingering inside of your drain. If you were to spill some on you, you have absolutely nothing to worry about; it will not burn or cause major injuries to you or the plumber servicing your drain.

Two-Minute Tips: Testing for Hard Water | bluefrog Plumbing + Drain

In this Two-Minute Tip, we go over testing for the thing that no one wants to hear they have in their property: hard water. Hard water plagues thousands of home across the nation, and can cause a layer of grime in your dishwasher, shower, sink, and other places, as well as dry out your hair and skin due to too much calcium and magnesium. It can also take a toll on your fixtures themselves. Hard water is not something you want, and we show you how to test for it in your home. If you do have it, you may need to consider adding a water softener.

The Importance of Washing Machine Hoses and Valves | bluefrog Plumbing + Drain

In this Two-Minute Tip, we discuss the importance of periodically examining your washing machine hoses over time to make certain that they are in good condition. Steel braided hoses are always preferable to rubber hoses; they are much sturdier and more reliable. When it comes to your valves, they are always under pressure, so make sure that they are secure and will not give out on you.