The Comfort Corner

Invasion of the Tree Roots: Protecting Your Plumbing System

Posted by Kate Miller on Wed, Jun 26 2013 @ 12:31 PM

We may have had a few intense rain storms recently, but as the summer wears on and temperatures rise, the ground will begin to dry up and root invasion season will officially begin! Prepare yourself for the dangers of root invasion and call Four Seasons master plumbers.

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Topics: Plumbing, Sinks and Drains, Pipes

Unclogging a Shower Head

Posted by David Gaudio on Fri, Apr 19 2013 @ 04:13 PM

While sinks and toilets receive most of the clog prevention attention, they are not the only appliances in your bathroom that can clog. The ever common slow drain is also prevalent in your home's shower heads. These clogs reduce water pressure and gradually block out the holes in your shower head one by one until it is impossible to rinse the shampoo out of your hair. We have compiled here a formula you can use at home today to bring your shower head back to full force and allow you to finally enjoy the mornings again.

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Topics: Plumbing, Sinks and Drains

Noisy Pipes: The Water Hammer

Posted by David Gaudio on Thu, Apr 11 2013 @ 09:05 AM

The most common problems in the plumbing world are simple clogs and leaks. We see them all the time, and there aren't any surefire ways to prevent them. So, as a result, our master plumbers fix these issues almost everyday in our customer's homes. However, the third most common issue happens almost as frequently, but is not common knowledge for the average consumer. This issue is called, the Water Hammer. Each time you turn off the flow of water, the ding of a hammering noise reverberates throughout your pipes and plumbing system. The problem won't fix itself, and this constant ding-ding grows from an annoyance to an unbearable nuisance or worse.

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Topics: Plumbing, Sinks and Drains, Pipes

Plumbing Leaks: 5 Warning Signs

Posted by David Gaudio on Mon, Apr 08 2013 @ 12:01 PM

Most plumbing problems are obvious. The toilet is clogged. The water heater won't work. My basement is filling with sewage! While these are all substantial problems with your home, at least you are immediately aware of them. A leaky pipe is a slow, sneaky problem; a problem that festers and builds into a looming disaster. Furthermore, this leaky pipe could be anywhere in your home; in your walls, your floors, your ceilings, this leaky pipe drips away. Luckily, there are some warning signs to pay attention to that will signify (and could locate) the leak.

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Topics: Plumbing, Sinks and Drains, Pipes, Hot Water Heaters, Sump Pumps