Category Archives: Sewer

Every pump can get clogged!

Often times plumbers out there believe that “one pump fits all”. This couldn’t be further from the truth. When trying to decide on the sump or ejector pump that will make the most sense for you, you have to answer several questions? … Continue reading

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Chicago City Street Swallows Car

Recently, a car drove into a sinkhole that was 14’ x14’ and 12 feet deep.  Fortunately, the driver did not sustain life-threatening injuries, however, his car did. The results of this mishap could have been dramatically different, though, had the … Continue reading

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PUMPS: “Why do so many people flood even though they have pumps?”

There are two different kinds of pumps used in the home today – each of them with their own unique purpose.  One of them is used for the removal of ground water. The second is used to remove sewer waste … Continue reading

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What is Grey Water?

“Grey Water” sounds strange but in the plumbing world it defines domestic water that has been used and with some basic treatment can be reused for certain purposes. First off, what kinds of water can be reused? Water from a … Continue reading

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When the leaves leave, the roots get busy!

Have you ever wondered why so many people have sewer problems in the spring. Most people think it is just because of spring rains. The spring rains don’t help but the reason the spring rains have such an effect on … Continue reading

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