Low Water Pressure in Your House? Here’s Why

low water pressure problem closeup at shower head

At some point in a homeowner’s journey, residents will come across the common aggravation that is low water pressure. This leads to the pertinent question “Why is my water pressure low?”  There is a multitude of reasons for low water pressure, and knowing those reasons and the common background behind water pressure will alleviate homeowner stress. What Is a Normal Water … Read More

Why Does My Sink Smell Bad?

water from sink that smells bad

A foul odor coming from your sink drain is an unpleasant and perplexing problem. The unpleasant scent may linger in your kitchen or bathroom, making everyday tasks uncomfortable and leaving you wondering, “Why does my sink drain smell?” From food particles and grease buildup to bacterial growth and plumbing issues, there are various reasons why your sink drain might emit … Read More

Spring Rain Brings Basement Flooding

Flooded basement

If you’ve lived in Indiana for any length of time, you know the month of April is full of pop-up rain showers and thunderstorms. All of that rain tends to lead to flooding and, if your basement is prone to flooding, you’ll want to take precautions in order to keep your home and possessions safe and dry. Why Does My … Read More

Who Do You Call for a Garbage Disposal Issue?

Garbage disposal repair

Garbage disposals are an essential kitchen appliance. They help us clean plates and bakeware without making trips back and forth to the trash can. But like all appliances, garbage disposals can break down or stop working suddenly. When that happens, who do you call to fix your garbage disposal when it’s not working? These appliances are unique because garbage disposals … Read More

How to Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

Leaky Pipes

Winters in Indiana begin in November. The temperatures might stay cool and mild for a while, but the weather quickly turns chillier as the last of the leaves fall. It’s during this time when homeowners face one of the biggest risks that cold weather can bring–a frozen water pipe that could potentially burst and cause severe water damage to your … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Chuck Colbert

Chapman Employee Chuck

Since the age of 14, Chuck Colbert has been learning the ins and outs of the plumbing industry. His career as a plumbing technician started alongside his dad, going along on service calls and learning the trade. After high school, Chuck went into plumbing at the same company his dad worked for, working alongside him just like he had as a teenager.

Be Prepared: Plumbing Repairs for Concrete Slabs

So the worst scenario has happened and something is wrong with the plumbing within your concrete slab. You’re not sure what is happening, but you have made the first step to fix the problem by calling a professional. Here are a few things you need to mentally prepare for during a concrete slab repair. First, the plumber will ask why … Read More

How to Detect a Concrete Slab Leak

Concrete slabs are a stabilizing base for building homes. They are usually found in homes built in California and Texas. It became a trendy building technique during the 90’s and early 2000’s in the Midwest. It’s not a common technique in most of the country, but it’s important to know if your home was built on a concrete slab. If … Read More

Watch Out for Frozen Pipes this Winter

One of the worst casualties of winter is frozen, cracked and leaky pipes. You try your hardest to prepare for the frigid weather by having your furnace tuned up and utilizing your whole home humidifier, but sometimes your plumbing doesn’t receive the right amount of attention it should. This winter, use some of these great tips to help keep your … Read More

Winter Plumbing Tips You Need to Know

We know what you’re thinking. It’s cold and I want to get warm fast. So while you’re busy making sure your furnace is in tip-top shape and you’re using a humidifier to balance out the dry air, you might have forgotten about your plumbing. Oh yeah. Your plumbing is going to need just as much tender love and care as … Read More