Skip to main content

Plumbing Problems? Roto-Rooter

Hey neighbors!

Since I have been married we have lived in many different states.  We started out in FLorida and then have since lived all up and down the east coast.  Throughout our thirty years of marriage we have had many different plumbing problems.  Form broken water lines, a leaky hot water heater, a backed up septic system and of course the usual blockages in pipes.  Many times we were able to make repairs ourselves or call a friend or relative that had some plumbing knowledge.  Occasionally we have had to call in the professionals.  You know the type of problem where someone yells call a plumber.  You may have seen ads that say: see Roto-Rooter.

My husband will tell you that when it comes to plumbing as long as it is an easy fix, or something he can actually get to he will work on it with the boys.  Should the repair be more difficult or technical then we need help.  He has replaced pipes, replaced a toilet, repaired minor leaks and removed small clogs.  As the boys grew he would have them assist so they could learn a little about plumbing repairs.  They started out just handing him the tools or whatever he might need, along with running errands.  Then they were able to actually help with the repairs.  Now both of them are capable of handling the smaller repairs.  Of course if we ever have to big a problem we call in help.

Who do you turn to for plumbing repairs?  Do you or a spouse do the repairs?  Maybe you happen to have a friend who is good at repairing plumbing problems.  Or do you need to call in a professional?  (not that your spouse or friend is not a professional.

We have a good friend who has done some of the repairs for us.  He put in our kitchen sink, along with the counters!  He has also solved some of our large plumbing clogs, like the one that needed repaired in the basement.  The clog was so far down in the pipe he had to cut it open in the basement and then repair it there.  So, glad we know someone who has the knowledge to work on the larger problems. He is also going to lay some water pipes this spring in the back yard so we do not have to stretch a hose all the way around back.  I can't wait for this to happen.  He will also be adding a few extra spigots!  Yeah!

I will be sure to share updates with you!

Disclosure:This is a sponsored post however all thoughts and opinions are mine.


Popular posts from this blog

Baby First TV 'I Can Sign" First Words

Hey Neighbors! Here is a really neat gift idea for someone with a young child.  Here we have I Can Sign (First Words) from Baby First  TV.  Now, I am just going to share right here that we have friends who have taught two of their children to sign at a very young age.  And it works!  Their children could sign before they could talk. The Dvd will teach your child many useful words that will be used in day to day life.  Words like: eat, water, milk, cookie, ear, feet hands, kiss, sleep, book, mother, father, and many other words.  Each word is taught in a short video clip where they will see pictures of the word/item and people signing.  There is also a little character at the bottom corner of the video signing along.  The Dvd can be done on English or Spanish.  Also included on the Dvd are printable coloring pages that you can print off by inserting the Dvd into your computer.  Inside the cover of the Dvd case is a little booklet that covers some of the words you and your child

What To Do About Those Fuzzy Uninvited Guests In The Home

When we talk about pests in the home, the most common that we tend to deal with are the creepy-crawlies that find their way in. Ants, termites, and spiders, for instance. Occasionally though, you have a real chance of getting a much bigger, fuzzier unwanted guest in the home. What do you do about the fact your home is at risk of becoming a wildlife sanctuary for some truly unhealthy and even dangerous beasts? Picture by Alexas_Fotos Know the signs It doesn’t matter if you’re in a suburban home, a country cottage, or a fourth-floor apartment. Some animals can find their way just about anywhere. It’s worth knowing the signs of pest infestation so you can confirm it and act on it immediately. Spotting droppings, keeping an ear out for scratching, and looking for signs of nesting like shredded paper, scrunched leaves, and grass clippings around the home without explanation can help you start fighting back. Picture by wolfgang_vodt Cleanliness is key If there’s
 Hey neighbors, its with a heavy heart I let you all know that my mom (Lori) unexpectedly passed away the end of June. Our family has been taking the time between now and then to be together and remember what a light mom was. I came on towards the end of last year and was planning on fully moving my interviews and review to this website. I intend to to so partially to keep mommas beautiful website going. Thank you all so much for your love and support over the years. ~Mercy